Future Proofing the Electrical Industry

Chloe Energy, eNews, News, Our People

Pictured: Gateway student, Ben Parrott, (second from left) will WEL Networks Lines Competition team at Annual Connection Did you know WEL Networks recruits students through the Connexis Gateway Programme? It’s just one of many ways they are seeking to future-proof the industry. The Connexis Gateway Programme allows senior secondary school students who are interested in a career in trades to …

December 2017 eNewsletter is out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Our People, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

The Connexis ITO Infrastructure October news is out now! Check out the eNews issue here: http://mailchi.mp/82277b686e50/dec-enews  IN THIS ISSUE: CEO statement Fees free for Industry Training and what it means for Connexis Infrastructure customers Infrastructure Workforce Jobsite: advertise your vacancies! New Governance Group overseeing Annual Connection and Energy Awards 2018 2018 pricing information New and improved Electrical Supply Qualifications available …

New and Improved Electrical Supply Qualifications Available

Chloe Energy, News

New and improved Electrical Supply qualifications are now available: NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (UTILITY ARBORICULTURE LEVEL 3) This qualification has been improved for industry by providing both a provider delivered option and an on job delivered option with all resources available. The qualification supports competency under the Approved Code of Practice for Safety and Health in Tree Work …

NEWS: Fees Free 2018 Connexis Trainee Eligibility

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Our People, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Fees Free for Industry Training and what it means for Connexis Infrastructure Customers 13 December 2017: Since the end of October 2017, TEC have been working to develop the policy around the Fees Free scheme that the new government made a priority for release in 2018. This week we had a meeting with TEC to further understand the eligibility criteria …

Apprenticeship vs degree – who earns more in a lifetime

Chloe Energy, News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

An apprenticeship and career in the trades is just as financially lucrative across a lifetime as a university degree, according to a new report by economic think tank BERL. In a project undertaken for the Industry Training Federation (ITF), BERL modelled the costs and benefits of an apprenticeship versus a degree across a working lifetime. Using average wages at each …

October 2017 Trainee eNewsletter is out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Our People, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

The October Trainee eNews is out now. Trainees if you are interested take a look below, and if you would like to be added to our mailing list sign up here http://mailchi.mp/70314b8a062d/october-e-news-1000581?e=[UNIQID] In this newsletter: Connexis springs into change CEO statement New website launch Introducing the Infrastructure Workforce Jobsite 2017 Annual Connection and Excellence Awards Story: Connexis industry taster course proves highly …

October 2017 e-Newsletter is out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Our People, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

The Connexis ITO Infrastructure October news is out now! Check out the eNews issue here: http://mailchi.mp/70507ed13bf9/october-e-news-994357 IN THIS ISSUE: Connexis springs into change CEO statement New website launch Introducing the Infrastructure Workforce Jobsite 2017 Annual Connection and Excellence Awards New Connexis energy industry manager Story: Connexis industry taster course proves highly successful Connexis Transition to Work – Supporting new entrants Connexis building our future …

Press release: Taster course an eye-opener to local opportunity

Chloe Energy, eNews, News

An eight-day immersion in the career opportunities available across the electricity sector is being hailed as an example for all of New Zealand. Kawerau District Mayor Malcolm Campbell, says he’s so impressed with the Taster Course model that he’ll be sharing it with The Mayors Taskforce For Jobs, a nationwide network of 67 civic leaders which works towards the vision …

2017 Annual Connection Line Mechanic Competition

Chloe Energy, News, Telco

WHAT A GREAT EVENT CONGRATULATIONS to Electrtix (Albany) the winners of the 2017 Line Mechanic Competitions, closely followed by Unison Rotorua and Downer Mount Maunganui and to our individual award winners Trainee of the Year Ross Archer Award Andre Sapiatzer, Electrix (Albany) and Leader of the Year Riki Waru, Unison Contracting Services Rotorua More results will be loaded soon 2017 …

2017 Annual Connection Cable Jointer Competition

Chloe Energy, News, Telco

WHAT A GREAT EVENT! CONGRATULATIONS to Ruan Naude from Electrix who was the overall winner of the 2017 Cable Jointer Competition closely followed by Peter Scholls from Connetics and Hayden Smith from Electrix More photos and results will be loaded soon. THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING 2017 SPONSORS Premier Sponsor Major Sponsors Minor Sponsors Supporting Sponsors