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. …

Connexis Submission on Reform of Vocational Education

Chloe News

Connexis has now put in our submission to the Governments recently announced Reform of Vocational Training (RoVE) proposal. You can view the Submission on the Have Your Say webpage. Our submission is based on the feedback we received from our industry stakeholders via a series of roadshow events, an online survey and other meetings. Connexis has sought to engage positively …

March eNews is out now

Chloe News

The March edition of the Infrastructure Industry eNews is on its way to an inbox near you. In this issue: CEO Statement Reform of Vocational Education update New Civil Apprenticeships to address skills shortage Happy World Water Day New Energy qualifications We need your input: Unit Standard reviews Annual Connection Competition entries open for 2019 CCNZ Connexis Company Training Awards open …

PRESS RELEASE: New Civil Infrastructure Apprenticeships to help alleviate skills shortages

Chloe Civil Trades, News

With ongoing skills shortages in the Infrastructure sector, Connexis is offering a new on-the-job tertiary qualification path to help address this challenge. Connexis – the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for Infrastructure – has just released a series of new Civil Infrastructure Apprenticeships. The structured apprenticeship pathway combines the newly developed Infrastructure Works Level 3 with the specialised Level 4 qualification. …