News & Events

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

Learning more about volunteering

Volunteering WA’s Wheatbelt volunteer hub coordinator Tanya Richardson gave a Step Into Volunteering presentation to Directions team members in Northam this week. The session was a great way for our career development team to find out more about the benefits of volunteering for our clients as well as how they can get involved in their… more

New start for Adrian

We would like to congratulate Adrian Barrett who has just commenced a Cert II in Construction Pathways with us. Adrian is being hosted by Hanssen Pty Ltd on their Vue Towers project in East Perth. Directions was delighted to work with Liz Reynolds and Sherie Baxter from Workskil and Chris Bown from Hanssen to enable… more

Directions turns 30!

Although we didn’t officially become an incorporated association until the following year, 1988 was the genesis of what has now become Directions Workforce Solutions. So this year we celebrated our 30th birthday following our hugely successful Career Directions expo at Northam Recreation Centre. Together with Directions’ Board Secretary Wendy Newman and CEO Ian Eardley, 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