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 …

PRESS RELEASE: New Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Training Programme – Enrolments Open February 2018.

Chloe News, Water

Connexis are pleased to announce that enrolments into the new water treatment plant operator training programmes will open in February 2018. This new training programme has been developed through working closely with Water New Zealand, Water Industry Operations Group NZ (WIOG), and key industry stakeholders. The new qualifications and training programmes have been developed since the Havelock North outbreak, and …

PRESS RELEASE: First Two Pipeline Workers Awarded Industry Certification

Chloe News, Our People, Water

New Zealand has its first two fully trade certified water pipeline construction and maintenance workers, following the introduction of Civil Trade Certifications in 2015. Clayton Douglas, from Abergeldie Harker in Christchurch, and Craig Hart from Infracore in Rotorua are the first civil infrastructure workers to be certified in water since the establishment of the Civil Trades Certification board two years …

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 …

Jeremy Dixon and Glenda Hamilton

PRESS RELEASE: Staff investment leads to awards for Isaac Construction

Chloe Civil Trades, News

Pictured: Jeremy Dixon (CEO) and Glenda Hamilton (Training Manager) A management decision to put its people at the centre of its business development has paid off for Christchurch’s Isaac Construction that collected four awards, including the Connexis Company Training Award at the recent Canterbury Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) Awards. Isaac CEO Jeremy Dixon says the awards are a humbling recognition …

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 …