New research has again busted the myth that university graduates are always financially better off than apprentices and trainees.
Every year BCITO offers recent graduates of any BCITO training programme the chance to apply for one of five Graduate Scholarships. BCITO is very pleased to announce this year's worthy recipients.
Peter Ravn from Christchurch has been named the country’s top carpentry apprentice, taking out the title of Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2018 Apprentice of the Year at this year’s national competition.
A Whitianga-based kitchen installer has become the first New Zealander to achieve a micro-credential.
Rafaele Vaifale of Sharp Concrete Cutters & Drillers Ltd in Auckland took home the 2018 Concrete Industry Apprentice of the Year award at the Concrete New Zealand Conference held at Claudelands in Hamilton, 11 to 13 October.
Women make up just 2.6 percent of workers ‘on the tools’ in New Zealand’s construction sector. Correcting this imbalance is vital to addressing ongoing skills shortages.
A career change from barber to builder has paid dividends for New Plymouth apprentice Anthony Prince and his young family.
Comparing data readily available from IRD shows that the average qualified carpenter at age 28 is actually $120,448 better off than a law graduate. But money's not everything.
The number of Kiwis engaging in building and construction apprenticeships is at record highs, as the industry’s demand for skilled workers continues to surge.
We’re celebrating women in the building & construction industry, as pioneers. Just like Kate Sheppard, they are role models for future generations. They took a bold step, grabbed hold of their future and are doing work they enjoy.