Nine years ago Wellington’s Gareth Jeune was scaling cliff faces, traversing ranges and jumping into the cold waters of Queen Charlotte Sound on his Outward Bound BETA course.
As with many events in 2020, COVID-19 caused the cancellation of the Window & Glass Association NZ Conference and Gala Awards for this year but that didn't stop the top performers being recognised.
BCITO CEO Warwick Quinn appointed New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (NZIST) Deputy Chief Executive.
Apprenticeship Boost aims to provide support for employers to retain and take on new apprentices as the economy recovers from the impacts of COVID-19, so they can continue to earn and progress towards their qualifications.
As free trades training starts, being an apprentice and training in trades have become so much more attractive.
WorkSafe would like to ensure that you are aware of the risks of working with engineered stone benchtops, used primarily in bathrooms and kitchens.
Eric Wiig Ltd has been in business for 50 years and managed by three generations of the Wiig family. Through the company’s history, they have been involved with training apprentices. They believe in the value it creates for their company.
Exterior Plasterer Simona Ghidoni say “I find it is some of the small things about the work that keeps you satisfied, like when people stop to talk to you on site, and happy owners thank you for your work."
A micro-credential is a carefully chosen group of industry-specific skills packaged into a programme of 40 credits or less. These small learning packages are designed for people like Pranil Prasade who specialise in an important but niche job.
For Brian Fullick owner of Nebulite Wellington Ltd, an opportunity arose in 2007 to take on a business in a progressive industry that was too good to turn down.