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20 years ago: • New Zealand construction firms were likely to turn their backs on training if the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) passed on 100% levy increases enforced by the Government. The BCITO said the change to the funding formula for training apprentices would bring far greater costs for employers who were almost certain to opt out of training commitments. The change in the system of funding received from the Education Training and Support Agency f...
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