Introducing the Connexis Outward Bound Scholarship

Mason Reiber eNews, News, Our People

Connexis | Te Pūkenga is focused on providing the experience needed for our learners to reach their full potential. With the Infrastructure Education and Training Charitable Trust grant awarded to Connexis, we were able to create a scholarship with Outward Bound to provide the necessary experience for our aspiring leaders. The Professional course offered by Outward Bound is a five-day …

The rewards of keeping people safe

Mason Reiber eNews, News, Our People

Henare Thompson has always wanted a job where he could help people. Almost four years ago, Henare was working towards joining the police when he was offered an internship with Link Alliance to work on Auckland’s City Rail Link. As a health and safety advisor for the CRL, Henare has found a role that not only allows him to help people, …

A deeper understanding of health and safety

Francesca Emms News, Our People

When Connexis Central Region Area Manager Jason Belcher was looking at training options to extend his own area of expertise, he turned to the NZ Certificate of Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 3).

Applications for the Financial Assistance Fund now open

Mason Reiber Civil, Energy, News, NZ Apprenticeships, Our People, Telco, Water

Connexis | Te Pūkenga, understands everyone’s journey is unique, sometimes commitments can get stretched and circumstances can change. That’s why we are now offering the Financial Assistance Fund to support our learners in achieving their career goals. The creation of this fund was made possible thanks to a grant from the Infrastructure Education & Training Charitable Trust (IETCT) setup by …

A day in the life of a CSAM

Francesca Emms eNews, News, Our People

Kellie Vincent is a Customer Service Account Manager (CSAM) from the Lower North Island. We asked her about her role and what she likes about being a Connexis | Te Pūkenga CSAM.

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 …

NEW approach for 2023 Connexis pricing structure is released

Jenn Boom Civil, Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, NZ Apprenticeships, Our People, RoVE, Telco, 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, …

Infrastructure skills shortages tackled at grassroots level

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

From testing water quality to operating an excavator to seeing the inner workings of a wind turbine, New Zealand’s female secondary students have had a taste of careers in the infrastructure sector – and they’ve loved it. ‘Girls with Hi-Vis®‘ (GWHV) has seen events held nationwide throughout June to offer young women the opportunity to visit infrastructure companies in their …

Civil Industry Award Finalists Announced

Jenn Boom Civil, Civil Trades, eNews, News, Our People, RoVE

Skills shortages are one of the key challenges facing the civil sector and it is becoming increasingly important for employers to actively play their part in addressing this issue. The awards recognise employers who have embedded training across their businesses, creating career pathways for their workers, and improving capabilities in the civil industry. Congratulations to our finalists: Category 1 – …