Snapshot of women in construction

The Built Environment sector has an advantage in that it has a long-standing culture of education and training in the form of on-job learning and apprenticeship models. However, in an era of growth and skills shortages, can the sector really afford to ignore the potential of over half the New Zealand workforce?

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