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...

Training gets the best out of your people

Formstress Precast Concrete has been operating in Auckland for more than 50 years. During Greg Johnston’s time at the helm, he has focused on...

BCITO’s 12,000th apprentice paints a bright future

The number of Kiwis engaging in construction apprenticeships is at record highs, as the industry’s demand for skilled workers continues to surge. The Building and...

BCITO thrilled with NZQA’s recognition of micro-credentials

The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) was pleased to be involved with the Government’s recent announcement to recognise micro-credentials within New Zealand’s...

BCITO launches advanced trades supervisory skills package

The BCITO has recently launched a new programme in which participants can gain the perfect experience and skills to be a high-performing supervisor. The construction...

Loyalty arrives when respect is a two-way street

Atlas Fibrous Plaster Co Ltd owner Bryce Clifford has been working in the interior systems industry his entire working life or, as he would...