Safe and Happy Holidays From Futura Group

2014 was a great year for Futura Group – along with development of our SIT12 resource catalogue, we’ve completed a range of product updates and enhancements, ensuring you’ll have everything you need to make your 2015 training experience better than ever…

Over 145 units are now available spanning Cert 1 to Diploma level in Hospitality, Events […]

By |December 16th, 2014|Archive|Comments Off

Alex Topp Wins Brett Graham Scholarship

Congratulations to Hunter Chef Alex Topp, who has taken home this year’s Brett Graham scholarship.

Chef Alex was able to edge out fellow finalists Krystal Murray, 23, and Siobhann Redman, 19, following a nine-hour culinary skill marathon.

Each contestant recreated dishes (with the help of third year apprentice chefs), which were then appraised by ~60 guests who […]

By |October 27th, 2014|Archive|Comments Off

2 Silver Thongs at the NEWi Awards

Futura Group took home 2 Silver Thongs at last week’s NEWi Awards Evening at Merewether Surfhouse. We received thongs for the Best Mobile Application and Best Educational Solution for our work on the eCoach (our proprietary eLearning Framework / Course Builder).

The evening was an outstanding success with over 100 guests celebrating the achievements of the digital economy – thanks to Gordon and Lunaticks Society for organising such a fantastic event.

By |October 9th, 2014|Archive|Comments Off

William Angliss Institute Foundation Golf Day

Futura Group is always happy to support up and coming talent in the hospitality industry, including initiatives of the William Angliss Institute Foundation.

The Foundation’s inaugural Golf Day event will take place on the 24th of September at the RACV Cape Schanck Golf Resort, and will help raise funds for an international work experience opportunity for […]

By |September 10th, 2014|Archive|Comments Off

ACPET wrap

Last week Futura Group exhibited at the APIEF and ACPET Conferences, held in Perth and Fremantle respectively, over 3 separate days. Our CEO (Reinhold Forster), and Client Relations Manager (Dean Wiggins) enjoyed the opportunity to talk with attendees about our products and services, receiving fantastic feedback and reviews about our training resources – thanks to […]

By |September 1st, 2014|Archive|Comments Off

Futura Group is Now a Pre-Approved NSW Government Supplier

We are excited to announce that Futura Group is now an approved supplier of ICT Services to the NSW Government under the ICT Services Scheme, which was established to simplify the procurement process for agencies and suppliers, and to improve opportunities for SMEs to do business with the NSW Government.

As a pre-qualified supplier, Futura Group […]

By |August 25th, 2014|Archive|Comments Off

Business Videos – Now with Closed Captions!

Futura Group is committed to continually improving our training materials to make them more accessible.

We are pleased to announce that Closed Captions are now available for all SIT12 Business Videos (we are in the process of adding captions to the rest of our training catalogue of 1500+ videos).

Other Web Content Accessibility Guidelines improvements, […]

By |August 7th, 2014|Archive|Comments Off

NSW Government Launches ICT eLearning Initiative

The NSW Government – Office of Finance & Services – has launched a new information security eLearning initiative designed, scripted and developed by Futura Group.

The 7 eLearning modules are aimed at educating staff about the behaviours that support information security in the workplace, and were created for use by all NSW agencies.  Each module contains a number of short animations, knowledge checkpoints and interactive challenges – all  built in-house from the ground up to address the project’s requirements and learning outcomes. […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Archive|Comments Off

MHG Launches Australian Certified Hospitality Program

Through consultation, Futura Group helped MHG ensure that the new workplace-training program is aligned to both skills-focused business training needs, and the Australian Qualifications Framework.

By |July 10th, 2014|Archive|Comments Off

Full Colour Workbooks Now Available!

To properly reflect the great work our designers are doing, we recently made the decision to print all of our new SIT12 workbooks in full colour (at no additional cost!).

Futura Group SIT12 workbooks are easy to understand and include assessments that encourage revision-based learning (they can be used in tandem with the eCoach or as […]

By |July 8th, 2014|Archive|Comments Off