Young hairdresser stuns mum with career switch

Danyelle Bogue is a 22-year-old Wellington-based former hairdresser who leapt into a painting and decorating apprenticeship — and she’s loving it.

Building skills for the future — still a long way to go to meet...

The number of Kiwis taking up construction apprenticeships has reached record high numbers, but Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation chief executive...

Improved perception of the trades increases apprentice numbers

The number of Kiwis taking up construction apprenticeships has reached record high numbers. The Building and Construction Industry Training...

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...

Chelsea’s building a great future

There are a number of things that apprentice carpenter Chelsea Roper loves about her job. While using the nail...

BCITO building new relationships with industry

A benefit of face-to-face networking is that it starts ongoing relationships from friendly, helpful beginnings, and this type of engagement also builds...

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...

Nominations open for NAWIC Excellence Awards

The call has gone out for nominations in the 2019 National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Excellence Awards partnering with the BCITO, with...

An opportunity for New Zealand trades that ‘cannot be squandered’

The New Zealand Qualifications Framework is under review, and Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) chief executive Warwick Quinn says this is an...

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...