Connexis is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga)

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From 1 January 2023, all references to Connexis Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation on this website (and any documentation linked through this website) need to be read as references to Te Pūkenga and its infrastructure business division of Te Pūkenga Work Based Learning Limited (WBL), a subsidiary of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Te Pūkenga brings the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics …

A word from our Director, for Trainees

Jenn Boom eNews, News

Kia ora koutou, As we head toward the end of 2022, it is a good time to reflect on how much the training landscape has changed over the past couple of years and how having your skills recognised is more important now, than ever.   Investment in infrastructure industry training has grown a lot since 2020. Targeted Training and Apprenticeship …

A word from our Director

Jenn Boom eNews, News

Kia ora koutou, As we head toward the end of 2022, it is timely to reflect on how much the landscape has changed over the past couple of years.   Investment in infrastructure industry training has grown a lot since 2020. Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund was launched in July 2020, along with the Apprenticeship Boost Fund. You, our employers, …

School students experience infrastructure jobs in action

Jenn Boom Civil, Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Our People, Telco, Water

Horowhenua school students had the chance to see how infrastructure careers can help them soar to new heights at the recent Annual Connections event in Levin. Dozens of students were given hands-on experience with different infrastructure tasks, including getting their feet off the ground in a cherry picker, as well as other challenges like handling a chainsaw (unchained) and climbing tall …

SpeedMeets 2022, back and bigger than ever

Jenn Boom Civil, Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, NZ Apprenticeships, Telco, Water

SPEEDMEETS 2022 – BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER! This year, we have been lucky enough to partner with a number of our WBL whānau organisations – including MITO, ServiceIQ, and Competenz – and the Ministry of Health to bring eight SpeedMeet events to Aotearoa New Zealand. SpeedMeet has provided employers with the opportunity to attract new talent by meeting with …

Check Your Fees Free Eligibility!

Jenn Boom Civil, Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, NZ Apprenticeships, RoVE, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Fees Free tertiary education and training is a policy introduced in 2018 to expand participation in tertiary education and reduce student debt in New Zealand. It is targeted towards first-time learners. If you are a first-time tertiary learner, or your first tertiary education was covered by the Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF), you may be able to get up …

NEW approach for 2023 Connexis pricing structure is released

Jenn Boom Civil, Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, NZ Apprenticeships, Our People, RoVE, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

2023 PRICING SCHEDULE FAQS AN IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING: CONNEXIS 2023 PRICING SCHEDULE With the government ending the Targeted Training and Apprenticeship fund (TTAF) on the 31st December 2022, Connexis will resume charging fees from 1 January 2023 in line with TEC funding requirements.  You will note that we have made a change to the management of our learner’s training programme, …

Update on Te Pūkenga executive structure and organisational direction

Jenn Boom eNews, News, NZ Apprenticeships, RoVE

Yesterday, Peter Winder acting Chief Executive shared the decisions from Tā tātou huarahi | Our pathway: Te Pūkenga organisational direction and design engagement. In August Te Pūkenga engaged on Tā tātou huarahi | Our pathway: Te Pūkenga organisational direction and design. Through this process, almost 3,000 pieces of feedback was received both from our kaimahi (staff) and external stakeholders. The …

Infrastructure trainees shine bright at Connexis Excellence Awards

Jenn Boom Energy, eNews, News, NZ Apprenticeships, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

PRESS RELEASE Wellington, 2 October 2022: Competition was intense at this year’s Annual Connection in Levin culminating with the electricity supply and telecommunication industry’s shining stars being recognised at the annual Excellence Awards. The Awards were held after the final day of competition which saw line mechanic crews and cable jointers from around the country pitting their skills against each …