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 …

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: 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 …

PRESS RELEASE: Enter now for the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Awards

Chloe News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Winners of the NAWIC Excellence Awards 2016: From left to right Donna Howell (NAWIC president), Lynne Makepeace, Vanessa Coxhead, Vanessa Carswell, Carolyn Pitman, Karen Sanderson, Gemma Collins, Carmen Sutton, Natalie Thornton and Megan Rule ENTRY CLOSING DATE: Monday, 5 June 2017 at 9:00pm An amazing rollercoaster ride that has resulted in a promotion is how Natalie Thornton describes her experience of …

Winners announced at Connexis Women in Infrastructure Awards 2016

Chloe News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Women in Infrastructure Awards 2016 winners: Winnie Rawiri-King of the Electricity Supply Apprentice Programme (left) and Suzanne Naylor of Watercare Services (right) The outstanding achievements of women employed in New Zealand’s Infrastructure industry came to the stage in Wellington today. The annual Connexis ‘Celebration of Women in Infrastructure’ lunch at Te Papa recognised a group of women from around the …