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Directions Out & About – Northam Clontarf annual awards

The Northam Clontarf Academy celebrated their 8th Annual Academy Awards evening in November 2018 and Directions was there to celebrate the success of some of their best. Directions Aboriginal Workforce Development Centre Coordinator Brenda DeAtta was invited to attend and present the Employment Award on the night to winner, Eric Colbung. The evening was a… more

Sam wins Master Builders Apprentice Safety Award 2018

Directions apprentice Sam Goggins has taken out the 2018 Apprentice Safety Award at the Master Builders Apprentice of the Year Awards earlier this month. Sam is a carpentry and joinery apprentice host with Salini-NRW. Sam is currently working and training under the watchful eye of site supervisor Brendan Lucas at their Forrestfield station site. The… more

Directions Out and About…Clontarf Employment Forum

In August our Aboriginal Workforce Development team were invited to participate in Northam Clontarf Academy’s annual Employment Forum. The forum seeks to provide senior students with some specific skills and information relevant to the workplace. The event commenced with a breakfast and an introduction of the current Year 12 students, including a speech from one… more

Directions Out and About…Narrogin Aspirations Day

The Directions team participated again this year in Narrogin’s annual Aspirations Day. The event theme for 2018 was ‘Because of Her, We Can’. Brenda DeAtta and Lydia Ugle attended the event with Brenda discussing options and pathways for Aboriginal students, talking about her own career story. The key activity for the day was in the… more

Interviews; practice makes perfect for Janice

After completing her Enrolled Nursing course in 2017 Janice Farrall was eager to pursue her career in the healthcare sector. Janice originally visited Directions’ Career Centre in January this year to seek advice on her current resume. She received one to one career assistance and advice specifically on updating and tailoring her resume to target… more