Water’s a winner for Abby

Martin Svehla News, Water

For New Plymouth District Council water technician Abby Rawlinson being able to earn while she trained as an apprentice has been an important part of her road to becoming qualified. Abby completed her NZ Certificate in Water Treatment (Level 4) in 2022 after training through Connexis to become a qualified water technician; a job she finds many people have never …

Wastewater feeds new interests

Martin Svehla eNews, News, Water

Hugo Manson has just completed his New Zealand Certificate in Wastewater Treatment (Level 4) — at the age of 82. You might think that would be reason enough for Hugo to put his feet up. Instead, Hugo is looking for new ways to implement and expand on his wastewater knowledge. Currently, having worked for 18 months on wastewater treatment at …

You’re never too old to learn

Francesca Emms News, Water

Who says you can’t teach old dogs new tricks? At 81, Hugo Manson is training toward a New Zealand Certificate in Wastewater Treatment (Level 4).

A word from our Director, for Learners

Francesca Emms Civil, Energy, eNews, News, Telco, Water

For much of the past seven months many of you, across civil, energy, telecommunications, and water, have been actively engaged in helping your communities rebuild, repair and recover after what has, at times, seemed like a continual series of weather events.

Temp job leads to thriving new career

Francesca Emms News, Water

Kemble Slotemaker shows that women can thrive in what has been a male-dominated area of work and has paved the way for other women to join the Downer’s water maintenance team.

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 …