Message from the Minister for Infrastructure: Hon Shane Jones

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

It is an exciting time for those considering a future in the Infrastructure Industry, with a new Government meaning new opportunities for an exciting and diverse career. This Government has committed to spending almost $42 billion over the next five years to deliver a world class infrastructure network and future-proof our growing nation. Initiatives of particular priority include working with …

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 …