The Government’s free fees initiative looks set to help alleviate some of the skills shortages in the building and construction industry, with some new apprentices eligible for two years of free training from 2018.
BCITO is pleased to be named a finalist in the Medium-Large Workplace (150-399 employees) category in the IBM Best Workplaces Survey and Awards.
Research by Berl is questioning the widely held belief that a university education leads to a more successful career for a school-leaver than an apprenticeship. Apprentices are financially better off than university graduates for most of their careers.
Recognising and managing your health and safety risks is easy with ACC’s digital risk cards. The digital cards provide relevant information on the risks specific to your trade or sector.
On 8 November, BCITO Skills Summit 2017 Constructing New Zealand was held at Te Papa. The event brought together industry leaders, Government representatives and BCITO to discuss the current and future skill needs for the construction industry.
We have a whole bunch of ideas and initiatives that we believe need to be addressed to improve skill development in construction.
Without their boss’s dedication and best work practices, BCITO apprentices would never have the opportunities and support they get. We're sharing apprentices' stories about legendary bosses in a new campaign.
Applications are now open for Painting & Decorating Apprentice of the Year 2018.
Vincent Hubbard from Hamilton has been named the country’s top carpentry apprentice, taking out the title of Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2017 Apprentice of the Year at this year’s national competition.
Forty-two new apprentices and management trainees, as well as 27 graduates, have celebrated their achievements and success at the 2017 IAG Trades Scholarship Programme Awards, held late September and early October.