We have pleasure in presenting BCITO’s 2019 Half Year Report. We are on track to deliver our forecast year-end outcomes.
Women are hugely under-represented in the trades, and an industry group is pushing for improvement.
BCITO is committed to ensuring the reforms of the vocational education system benefits employers and apprentices, and to working with the Government to ensure this happens.
A fantastic day was had by all who attended the event but none more so than Fabian Williams of L & J Gagen Bricklaying Ltd who was the 2019 winner of the Silver Trowel Award.
At the Master Painters Conference, Jade Sadler of Hamner Painting and Decorating, Hamner Springs, won the title of 2019 Painting and Decorating Apprentice of the Year.
Ethan Hawken is overseeing the training of apprentice Marcus White at Winton Flooring Xtra under the guidance of husband and wife owners Chris and Rebecca Burns. One special thing about this duo is that the trainer is himself recently qualified.
At the beginning of September BCITO had the pleasure of welcoming Stuart Caulfield to our Marlborough/Tasman team as a new Training Advisor.
Viridian Glass in Nelson is starting to get a reputation as one of the top training companies in the glass & glazing sector and with good reason too.
Laura Chapman has traveled from the far ends of the Earth (Britain) to continue her stonemasonry experience in New Zealand.
In September a hoard of concrete contractors swarmed onto the site of the Villa Maria Winery in Mangere, Auckland, to showcase their skills as part of the 2019 New Zealand Concrete Contractors Conference.