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Directions supports The Lighthouse Project

The Lighthouse Project has provided the vehicle for a collaboration between Directions Workforce Solutions, Town of Victoria Park, My Place and other providers that have resulted in a traineeship for Jamie Joseph. The Lighthouse Project is a partnership project between the Disability Services Commission and Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) WA to increase the employment… more

New career in new home town for Koroheke

Starting a new career can be even trickier when you are also starting your life in a new country. But that didn’t stop Koroheke Hemopo who recently relocated to Northam from Christchurch, New Zealand. Koroheke visited Directions’ Career Centre who provided assistance including local labour market information, training options, advice about local services, and one… more

Directions apprentices ‘fly the flag’

Almost 30 Directions apprentices took part in “Fly the Flag Day” on host employer Hanssen’s Aire site this month. MATES in Construction once again teamed up with R U OK to raise awareness of the issue of suicide in the construction sector and encourage workers to ask their mates R U OK on worksites across… more

Cameron takes control of his career

With ongoing assistance from Directions’ Career Centre, Northam man Cameron Bloedow has not only found employment but has moved from a casual role to a permanent position as a Traffic Controller. Cameron has received free career guidance, application assistance, help with his resume and free computer and internet access to help him find and apply… more

The State budget – what it means for training

As part of the 2017-18 State Budget, Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery recently announced more than $90 million would be spent over the next four years to return the delivery of several qualifications to Western Australia, upgrade vital training infrastructure and improve training affordability through the TAFE fees freeze. “Returning training to Western Australia,… more