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Emily named Northam SHS Trainee of the Year

Directions school-based trainee Emily Jones has been awarded Trainee of the Year for 2018 by Northam Senior High School. Emily was hosted with WA Country Health Services Regional Directors Office in Northam. “Emily has been a pleasure to have in the WA Country Health Service Wheatbelt Regional Office for the past eighteen months,” Melissa Wiktorski,… more

Kane nominated for Apprentice of Year

Directions second year aircraft engineering (mechanical) apprentice Kane Doyle has been nominated for Aerospace Apprentice of the Year for his host company, BAE Systems’, 2018 Aerospace and Integrated Systems Trades Awards. The national awards are described by BAE as a celebration of “…the fantastic skills and contributions of our technical workforce”. Kane has been recognised… more

Septembers START safety award winners

Congratulations to the latest three Directions apprentices and trainees awarded the S.T.A.R.T (STOP-THINK-ASSESS-RECTIFY-TASK) card safety awareness award for September on host employer Hanssen Projects. Carpentry/joinery apprentices-Anthony Di Cristofaro (Vue Towers Project in East Perth) and Vida Crowe (Palmyra Project) and trainee Jason Speldewinde (Reva Project in South Perth) are all worthy winners. Over 50 apprentices… more

Mustering up his ideal career

Sometimes it takes a little while to get on the right career path but Mark Best proves that persistence pays off, especially if you get the right assistance. Mark has been a client of both Directions’ Aboriginal Workforce Development Centre and Career Centre for some time. He has received assistance in searching and applying for… more