Attention to detail pays off for Hamilton apprentice Morgan Wills

In a face-off against eight of New Zealand’s top carpentry apprentices, Morgan Wills has taken out this year’s Registered Master Builders 2019...

Who will become the RMB CARTERS 2019 Apprentice of the Year?

The future leaders of New Zealand’s building industry are preparing for the Registered Master Builder CARTERS 2019 Apprentice of the Year competition...

BCITO trades experience collaboration a success

Switched On has entered into a partnership with the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) and Hillmorton High School in Christchurch...

Search is on for NZ’s top carpentry apprentice

It’s time for carpentry apprentices from across New Zealand to show off their skills and build their career by competing for the coveted title...

Second-time Apprentice of the Year entrant walks away with national award

Perseverance paid off for New Plymouth’s Corbin Mills, when he was awarded second place at the Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2018 Apprentice of the...

Fine-arts student turned carpentry apprentice impresses national judges

Peter Ravn’s solid performance and quality craftsmanship saw him take out the title of Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2018 Apprentice of the Year last...

Quiet achiever reaches his goal

A building site is a noisy workplace, but not for Mark Siviter at Licensed Renovations in Auckland. Recently qualified carpenter Mark has hearing loss, but...

New ATT chief executive appointed

The Apprenticeship Training Trust (ATT) has appointed Michael Blanchard as chief executive officer. “We are very pleased to have Michael now leading ATT,” ATT chairman...

BCITO: Diversity the key to construction success

Women make up just 2.6% of workers “on the tools” in New Zealand’s construction sector, and the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO)...

The ‘saviours of our industry’ — what will work for them?

By Terry Sage, Trades Coaching New Zealand   They say don’t start a discussion with an apology — it’s neither polite nor good business etiquette. Sorry, I...