August Trainee e-News – RoVE Updates, New Qualification Launches, Annual Connection and more…

benstevens eNews, News

Kia ora koutou,  Kia ora koutou,  From our team at Connexis, we hope you and your family are staying safe and are successfully adapting your daily habits to cope with the current Level 4 lockdown. We understand that each of you will have different challenges at home and at work.  Please do know, we will be as flexible as you need during this time.  …

August e-News – RoVE Updates, Workforce Development Strategies, Annual Connection and more…

benstevens eNews, News

Kia ora koutou,  Here we are again at Level 4, a potentially challenging and disruptive time for many of us. However, please be aware we are here to continue to support you through your learning journey. Our teams are very well set up in their home offices and therefore we expect minimal disruption to our service. Should you be without any learning …

RoVE Bulletin #6

Diana Blake eNews, RoVE

Kia ora koutou,   The Connexis transition plan has been approved by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and we are preparing for the first major shift, which is of our Arranging Training functions into Te Pūkenga from 1 September. Now we have reached the business-end of the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE), the mood within our team is one of expectation. We have …

June eNews – Growth through change, RoVE update, Girls with Hi-Vis and more…

Prue Feely Civil, Energy, eNews, News, Telco, Water

Kia ora koutou,   This month, while we have been forging ahead with our transition plans and resourcing up to meet our increased trainee and apprentice numbers, we have also been reflecting on 2020 in the run up to the Annual General Meeting. The past 18 months have been marked by unprecedented change for both Connexis and the industries we serve. First Covid, …

RoVE Bulletin #5

Diana Blake eNews, News, RoVE

Kia ora koutou, The year is racing by and while the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) has been keeping us busy, we are very happy with the direction of current developments, both in terms of the reforms and the continued growth of Infrastructure trainees and apprentices. Our Transition Plan was submitted to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) last month following …

eNews April 2021

Connexis eNews, News, NZ Apprenticeships, Our People, RoVE

Kia ora koutou, Much is changing around us as the once-in-a-generation Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) reaches its zenith this year.  When change arrives it often appears to be inconvenient timing, even when it is addressing issues that we have long searched for better solutions for. This year we are faced with significant changes to industry training, coinciding with unprecedented …

eNews February 2021

Prue Feely eNews, News

Kia ora kōutou, We’ve hit the ground running in 2021 with continued growth in trainee numbers, the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) workstreams ramping up and a reminder that we’re not out of the woods yet with regards to COVID-19. Change brings opportunity and we have seen that with the boost in apprentice numbers by 28% thanks to Free Trades Training, the Apprenticeship …

A close up on the new CE – Kaarin Gaukrodger

Prue Feely eNews, News, Our People

At the end of last year, we were happy to have our new CE, Kaarin Gaukrodger, take up the reins. After six years at Connexis in a variety of senior management roles, Kaarin is perfectly placed to lead the company and the infrastructure industry, through this period of transition as the government continues to roll out its vocational education reforms. Over …

December eNews

Prue Feely eNews, RoVE

Kia ora kōutou,   At Connexis, we are proud to be part of the infrastructure industry – an industry that continues to build and grow the foundations of our country, and that is strong and resilient.   During lockdown, we were inspired by trainees who turned challenge to opportunity by using their time to progress their careers through qualification training.  Equally, we were inspired by the companies and their leaders who encouraged their employees to grow their skills and those of their teams’.  2020 delivered unprecedented challenges and required business to rethink approaches …

November eNews

Prue Feely Civil, Energy, eNews, NZ Apprenticeships, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Kia ora koutou, There’s a lot of change happening in our sector, and we’ve embraced that with some changes of our own.  At the end of the year I’ll be leaving Connexis to join BCITO (the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation) and Kaarin Gaukrodger, our very able and experienced General Manager, will be taking over the reins.    I’m immensely proud of the team at Connexis and …