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 …

Check Your Fees Free Eligibility!

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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

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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

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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 …

Civil Industry Award Finalists Announced

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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 – …

Invitation to online learner workshop

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Connexis learners are invited to an online workshop on the future shape of Te Pūkenga Te Pūkenga is a new organisation that combines the 16 polytechnics from across the motu with some Transitional Industry Training Organisations (TITOs) to create a new vocational education system in New Zealand (called the Reform of Vocational Education or RoVE). As you may be aware, …

WDC wesbites now live

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Morena tatou, The Workforce Development Council websites are now live following the transition of standard setting functions from TITOs yesterday (4 October 2021). Below are some useful links: Ohu Mahi is the overarching WDC website, where all six WDC sites are accessible from: https://www.ohumahi.nz/ From there you can be redirected to any of the six WDCs. Infrastructure falls under Waihanga …

RoVE Bulletin #7

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Kia ora koutou,  Welcome to the bold new world of vocational education!  As of Wednesday 1 September 2021, our brand, arranging training functions, and most of our people, have transferred to Te Pūkenga subsidiary Work Based Learning Limited (WBL). Connexis is now a separately branded business division within WBL. Read more about Connexis’ shift into WBL.  By moving early to transition, our focus can now be on the development of the new operating model …

Standard Setting readies for move into Workforce Development Councils

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From 4 October 2021, responsibility for qualifications development, pre- and post-moderation, consent to assess, and programme endorsement for the infrastructure industries will move from Connexis to the new Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council (WDC).  As part of the government’s Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE), Waihanga Ara Rau will be the vocational education standard setting body for infrastructure sector unit standards and qualifications. Connexis …

Connexis Experience Key in the Future of Industry Training

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Important knowledge and experience of infrastructure industry training will be present in the leadership team of the new Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council (WDC). Connexis General Manager Learning Solutions Mike Grumball has been named as one of a new team of four Waihanga Ara Rau General Managers.  Workforce Development Councils are being established through the Reform …