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Quality training builds a better future

With employers beating down his doors for skilled workers, Real Futures’ Sean Challis can’t afford to waste time on ‘training for the sake of training’. The manager of Carnarvon’s Real Futures’ Gascoyne Community Development Program says local demand will be high for the 24 recent graduates of the Certificate III Course in Civil Construction Plant Operations run by Training Alliance Group (TAG).


Men at Work in Kempsey

In Kempsey NSW, seven of our aspirants are now employees about to achieve a 6-month employment milestone with Regional Renewables – well done, fellas!


Uncle Tolly keeps inspiring

Uncle Tolly is a great asset to the team at Regional Renewables and he’s proud to be working alongside his mob, achieving together. Find out how Real Futures helped Uncle Tolly.

Good News Stories

Bobby’s First Job as a Terminal Operator

Bobby is a young school leaver who recently relocated to Karratha to seek employment opportunities in the mining sector. The Real Futures team managed to secure Bobby an interview with AUS Group for a role at the local Woodside/ Rio Tinto operated Port in Karratha as a Terminal Operator with re-fueling carrier and cargo ships.


Job Success for Zackary

Zackary is a local Geraldton man, who has been keen to get a job with the assistance from Real Futures.  He attended Real Futures Geraldton in 2020 seeking career guidance, training, and help  moving into the workforce. While Zackary finished the Traffic course, Real Futures staff sourced a role with a local employer. 


Juan’s Dream of Being a Chef Realised

Lou is a local restaurant owner in Kempsey and has always wanted to help the local Indigenous community by training and employing an Indigenous chef. Katie from Real Futures helped to prepare Juan for his apprenticeship at Lou’s Cafe. Juan had always wanted to be a chef and this is definitely his dream role.

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NAIDOC Week Celebrations in Gascoyne

Excited to share our NAIDOC week celebrations at Gascoyne, packed with Ceremony march, tree planting to represent the 5 language groups, question and answer sessions with one of our very own , Sean Challis, on the panel and last but not the least, the sporting event- Dart tournament for NAIDOC with specially designed shirts to represent the Carnarvon Dart Team.


Australian Unity Mob Days

In late 2019 Melissa Fernando from Real Futures designed and managed a tailor-made program specifically for AU. This consists of pre-screening and advertising; a ‘Mob Day’ including all onboarding done on-the-spot, and then training and ongoing placement support provided by Real Futures. This means aspirants go from unemployed to working within two weeks!

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