PRESS RELEASE: New Chief Executive at helm of Connexis

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco, Water

New Connexis Chief Executive Peter Benfell is joining the organisation at a time of major growth and investment for the Infrastructure industry and is looking forward to the challenge ahead. Connexis is the Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (ITO) and its role is vital to ensure the country’s continued growth over the coming years. The industry is predicted to require an …

PRESS RELEASE: Franklin women sample work in the Electricity Industry

Chloe Energy, News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

‘Girls with Hi-Vis’ campaign aims to recruit more women The Infrastructure Industry is in dire need of more quality staff with a predicted 25,000 more workers required to meet industry demand over the next 3 years and Connexis sees women as the answer. Connexis – the Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (ITO) – is working to fill this void by attracting …

PRESS RELEASE: Girls with Hi-vis Month Underway

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

Women around the country are donning Hi-Vis attire this month for a ‘hands on’ taste of working in the Infrastructure Industry. The annual ‘Girls with Hi-Vis’ initiative lead by Connexis – the Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (ITO) – sees staff already working in the Infrastructure Industry inviting sisters, daughters, friends, cousins and wives to work for a day for a …

PRESS RELEASE: Women key target to boost infrastructure numbers

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

The Government’s recent announcement of an $11 billion investment into infrastructure signals the need for recruiting more quality workers into the industry. New Zealand’s infrastructure industry is already short of skilled staff with a prediction of 25,000 more workers required to meet industry demand over the next 3 years. Connexis sees women as key to filling these roles. Connexis Interim-Chief Executive …

April 2017 eNewsletters out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco

Read the latest news from Connexis in our April eNewsletters – out now! Want to join our mailing list? Sign up here. Civil & Water Industry eNews In this issue: Qualifications: Civil and Water reviews, plus – new Asset Management and Surveying qualifications Get your entries in for the CCNZ/Connexis Company Awards 2017 Important information re: Water block courses Latest Certified …

PRESS RELEASE: Carving out a career in the Energy Industry

Chloe Energy, News

17-year-old Ellie Pugh is carving herself a successful career in the Energy Industry, a traditionally male dominated domain, in the true spirit of International Women’s Day today (Wednesday 8 March 2017). Ellie was introduced and recruited into the Industry via Girls with Hi-Vis®, an annual initiative driven by Connexis – the Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (ITO) – designed to attract …

Save the date! Annual Connection 2017

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco

We are excited to announce that Annual Connection will return to Mystery Creek in Hamilton from 12-14 September 2017 – a month earlier than usual. This iconic event is the highlight of the Energy and Telco Industry calendar and showcases the talents of its brightest stars. You won’t want to miss it! Here’s what’s happening and when. Lock these dates in …

February 2017 eNewsletters out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco

Read the latest news from Connexis in our February eNewsletters – out now! Want to join our mailing list? Sign up here. Trainee eNews In this issue: Save the date! Annual Connection: Mystery Creek, Hamilton, 12-14 September 2017 Girls with Hi-Vis® 2017: How to get involved Latest Certified Civil Tradespeople announced Expiring Water qualifications: Staying on track and completing on time Ryan …

December eNewsletters out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco

Read the latest news from Connexis in our December eNewsletters – out now! Want to join our mailing list? Sign up here. Energy & Telco Industry eNews In this issue: Qualifications update: Cable Jointer and Utility Arborist Spotlight on New Zealand’s top line mechanic team: Unison, Hawke’s Bay Chief Judges Report from the Annual Connection Line Mechanic and Cable Jointer Competitions …

Connexis October eNewsletters out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco

Read the latest news from Connexis in our October eNewsletters – out now! Want to join our mailing list? Sign up here. Trainee eNews In this issue: Annual Connection Excellence Awards: Downer NZ Telco apprentice crowned Trainee of the Year Spotlight on: Andrew Kennett of Downer NZ – Telco Trainee of the Year and overall Trainee of the Year Meet the …