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..."
Statistics New Zealand data shows that building consent are at a 10 year high, even when there is still a shortage of housing. The construction sector is struggling to produce the skills needed to meet demand.
A first year BCITO AAJ apprentice, Daniel Roose, employed by Elite Windows & Doors Whangarei, is the specials master who completed the joinery for the Whangarei Hundertwasser Folly.
A New Zealand first for company employing qualified professional Resin Applicators.