Second Chance School (E2C)

Verified 25 October 2022 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

Are you between 16 and 25 years old, out of school and unemployed? The 2's schoole chance offers you paid training to help you get into working life. Here is the information you need to know about this device.

The 2's schoole chance aims to combat early school leaving. It helps you access training and enter the labor market.

You are involved in the development of your training and social and vocational integration project.

The training includes a refresher of basic skills (mathematics, French, computer).

You also take company internships and individualized apprenticeships. These internships allow you to discover trades and build a professional project.

One charter of second chance schools specifies the teaching methods used by the device.

To integrate a school of the 2e luck you must meet the following 3 criteria:

  • Be between 16 and 25 years old
  • Have been out of school for at least 1 year, with or without a degree
  • Being unemployed

You can go to a school in 2e luck regardless of your nationality.

Registration takes place throughout the year.

You must choose a school from among those in the labeled network of schools of the 2e luck. Contact her for a group information meeting and one-on-one interview.

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The selection interview is a good way to assess your motivation.

If the interview is positive, your registration is finalized.

The training takes place on the premises of the school of 2e luck and on partner companies' sites.

Please note

you can also register by contacting a local mission.

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The route varies according to your needs.

In all cases, it takes place in 5 stages:

  • Assessment and training plan with a phased integration period
  • Discovery of trades, company placements and consolidation of basic knowledge
  • Confirmation of the professional project with the acquisition of professional gestures
  • Preparation for employment and training
  • Follow-up and support up to 1 year after the release of E2C.


you're passing 40% training time in partner companies so that they can discover jobs and choose an orientation.

The training course usually lasts from 4 to 18 months. It depends on the time required to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to enter the labor force.

Education and training are free of charge.


transport, accommodation and catering issues must be addressed at the time of registration so that the school can find solutions (e.g. by asking the local mission).

You receive, on average, €500 per month if you are over 18 years of age. If you are between 16 and 18 years old, the average salary is €200 per month.

The amount varies depending on your situation. It includes social protection.

This remuneration is funded by the region.

At the end of the course, a certificate of the skills acquired is issued.

One insertion-aid contract, one apprenticeship contract, one professionalisation contract or a qualifying course can be offered.

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