Carpentry apprentices from across New Zealand are being called to show their skills and compete in the Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2017 Apprentice of the Year.
Kicking off on 10 April in Auckland, the Not Your Average Tradie Road Trip will see a group of talented BCITO apprentices spending four weeks visiting different regions, helping out community organisations, charities and schools with building woes.
New Zealand’s leading construction training organisation is calling for more apprentices as building consents track towards a 40 year high.
More women than ever are joining New Zealand’s booming construction industry with the number of women in construction doubling to 17 percent over the last 15 years but this increase hasn’t resulted in more women in leadership roles within the industry.
Anna Clearwater enjoyed the degree in international politics she did at university. But after graduation, it quickly became clear her education provided no direct path into the workforce.
As part of the solution to New Zealand’s under-resourced construction sector, a new three year research project looking at how to get more women into trades has been launched.
Veitacini Savou is the first Brick & Block recipient of one of BCITO's Graduate Scholarships.
Meet Malcolm Proud, qualified professional resin flooring applicator from Construction Coatings Limited.
Building consent data released today by Statistics New Zealand shows building consents are at their highest level since 2004. However, the industry needs to readdress the way it looks at skills training if it is to meet future demand.
“Attracting women into the trades is a real opportunity; at the moment, it is an untapped market..."