When Charmaine Farquhar took a temporary role in the office of Palmerston North’s Viridian Glass, she had no idea it would set her up with a career for life.
When Manson Jenkins was in his final year of college, he was working part-time at Orchard Joinery cleaning the workshop. Now in his second apprenticeship, Manson is making his way forward and forming a career all his own.
When Kat Ricketts won the Apprentice Excellence Award at the 2022 NAWIC Excellence Awards, it was an outstanding moment that validated her decision to join the trades as an apprentice two and a half years ago.
A solid team is crucial no matter where you work, and the Exterior Plastering industry is no different. We caught up with Manu Toialoa (owner) and Jarrod Small from Redrock Plastering in Christchurch to hear about how their team operates.
The National Kitchen and Bathroom Association Conference is an illustrious event punctuated by an awards evening to celebrate the best that the industry has to offer.
UCOL reported to Te Pūkenga recently on new blended programmes of study that use an authentic blended delivery approach - face-to-face, self-directed and workplace learning.
Graham Smith from Carters Tamaki in Auckland has taken the bull by the horns, starting a new career as a trainee Frame & Truss Timber Structure Detailer – at the more mature age of 59.
Master Brick & Blocklayers have launched a modern app-based system that allows officials, builders, and clients, to have considerable comfort that they can view work that meets the appropriate building code and New Zealand.
The Apprentice of the Year competition judges at Master Painters have been busy travelling around the whenua visiting all the Apprentice of the Year applicants.
Joseph Murphy of Fully Floored in Feilding was recently awarded the Stage 3 Hayden McKenzie Memorial Apprentice of the Year as well as the Supreme Award of the Scott Cato Trophy. Fully Floored was awarded Employer of the Year.