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 …

School students experience infrastructure jobs in action

benstevens 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 …