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Traineeships supporting second chances

Directions are proud to be collaborating with a number of stakeholders to give former inmates a chance to rebuild their lives by building themselves new careers. Jodie Haywood is one of the people who has come to us through Workskil’s prisoner release program. Directions have signed Jodie up to a Cert II General Construction traineeship and… more

Michael gains fitness traineeship

Michael Read was eager to build a career path around one of his two passions in life; fitness and working with vehicles. He had been a committed and active job seeker for the last year, seeking an apprenticeship or traineeship that would see him launched on that career journey. Michael first visited Directions in 2017… more

Perseverance pays off for Margaret

Margaret Hepi moved to the Wheatbelt region two years ago and despite securing casual roles, had been unsuccessfully in finding the permanent operator job locally she longed for. After getting local labour market information, resume building tips, and assistance to create a career action plan from Directions’ Career Centre team, her persistence paid off. Margaret… 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