Directions Worforce Solutions employee wins WA Apprentice of the Year

The Apprentice Employment Network WA congratulates our member Group Training Organisation – Directions Workforce Solutions Inc, on their employee Anthony Di Cristofaro’s win as WA  Apprentice of the Year, at the WA Training Awards, Friday 13 September.

Anthony’s win as a matured aged apprentice demonstrates how Group Training Organisations can give your work life new direction. Ian Eardley, Chief Executive Officer, Directions Workforce Solutions Inc said, “Anthony showed tremendous dedication throughout his apprenticeship in Carpentry and Joinery to developing his new skills and has been a stand out worker, setting a high standard and example for many others to follow.”

Congratulations once again Anthony. Your hard work and dedication has paid off and your future now looks even brighter.


The Apprentice Employment Network WA Inc, announces the finalists of the 2019 Awards of Excellence.

The Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the outstanding achievements of apprentices and trainees who are employed by a Group Training Organisation in Western Australia and the contributions of their Host Employers.

Chairman, Stuart Diepeveen said, “the 2019 Awards of Excellence event is a celebration of the top young men and women who have committed themselves to achieving excellence in their chosen career.  An independent panel of judges reviewed the applications taking into account the education and work performance, personal skills and more importantly how individuals were applying this knowledge to real workplace situations. Regardless of which finalist wins in each category, they are all great ambassadors for group training and should be proud of what they have achieved in their young careers”.

The Hon Sue Ellery BA MLC, Minister for Education and Training in WA, The Hon Steve Irons MP Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships and our award sponsors, will be presenting finalists and winners with their certificates and trophies when the winners are announced at the Awards presentation to be held on Friday, October 11th.

The event will be an exciting networking opportunity for apprentices, trainees, group training organisations, host employers and industry.

We are very proud to announce that AustralianSuper is once again our main event sponsor along with AMA Apprenticeship and Traineeship Services, Warrikal, and the National Apprentice Employment Network.