The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) provides apprenticeship and supervisor qualifications for the New Zealand building and construction industry. We are appointed by the government to develop professional qualifications and set standards for the industry. Learn more about BCITO.
BCITO's Build-Ability Challenge is a nationwide, school-based competition, open to secondary school-aged students. It’s aimed at pupils with skills in technology who may be interested in pursuing a career in the building and construction industry.
"Integrating study with practical skills and workplace knowledge is a winning formula" says Acting ITF Chief Executive, Kevin Bryant.
The Ministry of Womens' Affairs recently published this practical handbook which gives examples of employers and tradeswomen talking about their jobs and is designed to attract more women to trades job.