From coffee baristas to hairdressers, the health impacts of noise affect more than just those using heavy power equipment. This week, WorkSafe is launching a set of tools for both employers and workers to use to manage noise in the workplace.
Connor Whitely-Sua was recently named the winner of the Stage 3 Flooring Apprentice of the Year. He also took out the ultimate prize of the evening, the Supreme Award, becoming the nation’s top flooring apprentice for 2018.
Nicola Ramanauskas was working in a compost factory but now she has found a career she’s passionate about in the tiling industry.
We had a sit down with BCITO apprentice Manaaki Gage of Get Plastered in Christchurch who is just months away from becoming qualified and heading off on a working OE thanks to the skills he’s learnt.
World champion rower, Finn Howard is a carpentry apprentice at Jay Cowley Builder in Cambridge. Finn is truly the perfect example of a professional sportsperson who understands the value of having an alternative career plan.
Nicole Dobson is in her early twenties. She talks about her journey to become a qualified frame & truss detailer.
The New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) held its 25th NZIOB Awards for Excellence in Auckland recently.
Vital to every learner's success is the relationship they have with their employer and/or trainer. This relationship should be built on mutual respect, a clarity and acceptance of each other’s roles and a common understanding of the goals.
Recently we had the pleasure of spending some time with an Architectural Aluminium Joinery company that has displayed a true commitment to apprentice training in their sector over the years.
Winners of the fourth annual Hays NAWIC Excellence Awards have been celebrated as “stellar achievers who are adding their unique voices to New Zealand’s construction industry” at a ceremony held in Auckland in August.