At Outward Bound the course-rooms are rivers and forests and the lessons are adventures. But the real journey is not a physical one. Like the motto says, it’s about finding out “there is more in you”, developing your strengths, understanding your weaknesses and setting goals for the future.
Like-minded apprentices from across a group of ITOs will attend a two-week course this year in June.
Congratulations to the following BCITO apprentices who are successful applicants this year, and a big thumbs up to their employers for helping to make this possible:
Brett Miller, Christie Builders & Joiners Ltd, Napier
Bruno Barnes, Akarana Timbers Ltd, Auckland
Connor Cleary-Torr, Express Glass and Aluminium, Paraparaumu
Jayden Holmes, Viridian Glass, Tauranga
Joshua Toetoe, J R Van Tiel Bricklaying, Auckland
Lee Watkins, BOP Memorials Ltd, Tauranga
Lundun Vao, Lovich Floors Ltd, Auckland
Manaaki Gage, Get Plastered, Christchurch
Marshall Watkins, The Old Pole Factory Tile Shop, Hawera
Olivia Broderick, Gemco Trades Ltd, Havelock North
Sarah Atkin, Scottys Construction, Lower Hutt
Shevonne Evans, Gateway Glass & Aluminium Ltd, Tokoroa
Will Wara, Formstress Precast Ltd, Waiuku
You’ll come back changed, and we don’t just mean sunburnt with sore thigh muscles. You’ll be strangers when you arrive at Outward Bound and life-long friends when you leave.
Good luck and give it your all - we look forward to hearing your stories when you return.
The call has gone out for nominations in the 2019 NAWIC Excellence Awards partnering with BCITO, with entries open now and closing on Friday, 12 July.
We have approached the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) proposals put forward by the Government in good faith, with our response being led by our industry’s views on the reforms. You can read our Submission now.