PRESS RELEASE: Power company staff pit their skills in Hamilton

benstevens Energy, News, Telco

September 10, 2017: It’s hands on and expertise to the fore next week as the top Electricity Supply Industry staff pit their skills against fellow workers from around the country. Teams from power companies will be demonstrating their skills and expertise in a series of fast paced line mechanic and cable jointer events at Annual Connection 2017 at Mystery Creek, …

PRESS RELEASE: Energy Industry excellence award winners to be announced

benstevens Energy, News, Telco

New Zealand’s top trainees and trainers in the electricity and telecommunications industry will be recognised at the Connexis Annual Connection Excellence Awards dinner next week in Hamilton. The 13 men and women who make up the finalists work throughout the country, from Hamilton in the north to Invercargill in the south, and are competing for honours in: Contribution to Industry …

PRESS RELEASE: New Chief Executive at helm of Connexis

benstevens Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco, Water

New Connexis Chief Executive Peter Benfell is joining the organisation at a time of major growth and investment for the Infrastructure industry and is looking forward to the challenge ahead. Connexis is the Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (ITO) and its role is vital to ensure the country’s continued growth over the coming years. The industry is predicted to require an …

Civil Trades

 QUALIFIED People. QUALITY INFRASTRUCTURE.Civil Trade Certification (CTC) is a nationally recognised accreditation programme for civil contractors, delivered by Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ). It combines a recognised trade qualification with certified hours of practical experience, and leads to registration as a Certified Tradesperson. Connexis has been a proud supporter of Civil Trades since 2015. “Civil Trades Helps us win bigger …

PRESS RELEASE: Franklin women sample work in the Electricity Industry

benstevens Energy, News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

‘Girls with Hi-Vis’ campaign aims to recruit more women The Infrastructure Industry is in dire need of more quality staff with a predicted 25,000 more workers required to meet industry demand over the next 3 years and Connexis sees women as the answer. Connexis – the Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (ITO) – is working to fill this void by attracting …

Ultimit – Women in Infrastructure

Women in Infrastructureencouraging, Inspiring & supporting… …women into trade and technical roles in the infrastructure Industry. Ultimit: Women in Infrastructure is a Connexis initiative, supported by industry partners. Currently, women are seriously under-represented in these roles, and we want to change that. The Ultimit initiative promotes opportunities for a more diverse workforce, with the overall goal of ensuring a continuous …

PRESS RELEASE: Girls with Hi-vis Month Underway

benstevens Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Women around the country are donning Hi-Vis attire this month for a ‘hands on’ taste of working in the Infrastructure Industry. The annual ‘Girls with Hi-Vis’ initiative lead by Connexis – the Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (ITO) – sees staff already working in the Infrastructure Industry inviting sisters, daughters, friends, cousins and wives to work for a day for a …

PRESS RELEASE: Women key target to boost infrastructure numbers

benstevens Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

The Government’s recent announcement of an $11 billion investment into infrastructure signals the need for recruiting more quality workers into the industry. New Zealand’s infrastructure industry is already short of skilled staff with a prediction of 25,000 more workers required to meet industry demand over the next 3 years. Connexis sees women as key to filling these roles. Connexis Interim-Chief Executive …

PRESS RELEASE: Enter now for the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Awards

benstevens News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Winners of the NAWIC Excellence Awards 2016: From left to right Donna Howell (NAWIC president), Lynne Makepeace, Vanessa Coxhead, Vanessa Carswell, Carolyn Pitman, Karen Sanderson, Gemma Collins, Carmen Sutton, Natalie Thornton and Megan Rule ENTRY CLOSING DATE: Monday, 5 June 2017 at 9:00pm An amazing rollercoaster ride that has resulted in a promotion is how Natalie Thornton describes her experience of …

New Zealand Apprenticeships

Civil Infrastructure ApprenticeshipsA Civil Infrastructure Apprenticeship is a great start to a career as a skilled civil tradesperson. Our apprenticeships are suitable for all ages and count as partial requirement for Civil Trades Certification. Choose your apprenticeship  Apprenticeships available now in: Bitumen Surfacing Construction Civil Forestry Earthworks Pipeline Construction and Maintenance Piling These Civil Infrastructure Apprenticeships are registered on the …