September eNews

Prue Feely Civil, Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Our People, Telco, Water

With spring upon us, it’s shaping up to be a very busy few months for Connexis and all our stakeholders. There are two big events coming up that I’d love to see you at. First up is the Annual Connection on the 24-26 September. For the first year our Industry Showcase event will be held at Hawkes Bay and we are also welcoming …

The Connexis Company Training and Development Awards

Civil construction’s top training initiatives named

Prue Feely Civil, Civil Trades, News

Civil construction companies from Christchurch and Wellington were the big winners in the national Civil Contractors New Zealand Connexis Company Training and Development Awards, presented on 2 August 2019 to recognise commitment of businesses to ongoing professional development for staff. Fulton Hogan Christchurch won the award for companies with a turnover of more than $100m thanks to its efforts in …

Connexis - Infrastructure training organisation

The Future of Industry Training

Prue Feely News

RoVE Announcement Update The Government announced their decision on the future of Vocational Education in New Zealand today, 1 August 2019. This future is focused on a unified system for all Vocational Education in order to address the skills shortage we are facing as a country. The decision sees the development of Workforce Development Councils – these were initially looked at …

Eastern Bay Energy Trust & Connexis Taster course

Taniya Scott News

The Eastern Bay Energy Trust is working together with Connexis to bring a taster course during the first week of the September/October school holidays. Ten year 12 and year 13 students will have the opportunity to stay on the school marae and take part in a variety of industry-related and team-building/personal development activities. This is a rare chance to get …

PRESS RELEASE: Hundreds experience Infrastructure Industry

Taniya Scott Energy, News, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Hundreds of young women throughout the country have experienced a taste of working in the Infrastructure Industry in a programme designed to showcase different career options. The Infrastructure Industry keeps New Zealand running – through water, power and roading – and is a booming sector that is forecast to require around 44,000 more people over the next 5 years.  New …

GOT A TRADE? GOT IT MADE! 2019 SPEEDMEETS

Taniya Scott Energy, News, Telco, Water

Do you have apprenticeships or other entry level positions available within your company? Get involved with Got a Trade? SpeedMeets! SpeedMeets are based on the concept of speed-dating where employers and job seeking secondary school students coming together for short mini interviews to identify the right fit.  This year events are held around the country in August and September. Each SpeedMeet …

CCNZ Connexis Company Training Awards: Nominations Close Soon!

Chloe Civil Trades

Nominations for the CCNZ Connexis Company Training Awards close 31 May 2019 – avoid missing out, get your nominations in today! The Connexis Company Training and Development Awards recognise those employers that believe in providing opportunities for their staff to gain skills and knowledge through a nationally recognised qualification. These employers invest across all levels of their business, embedding training …

Opening Career Doors for Young Women in the Infrastructure Industry

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

Infrastructure forms the backbone of New Zealand’s day to day livelihood and is a booming sector that is predicted to require around 44,000 more people over the next 5 years. Connexis – the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for Infrastructure – is addressing the recruitment challenge throughout May and June targeting young women with its annual Girls with Hi-Vis (GWHV) campaign. …