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...

Got a Trade Week raises awareness of careers in trades and services

Got a Trade Week returned to schools and communities in August to raise awareness of careers that exist in 140 trades and services in...

BCITO inaugural Building Careers Week a great success

The first BCITO Building Careers Week has helped quench the public’s thirst for information on the building and construction sectors, and looks set to...

Construction leaders of tomorrow return victorious

Ben Horn of Waihi, Joshua Inivale of Waitakere, Desmond Paseta of Manukau, Matthew Buxton of Tauranga and Rameka Thomas-Dorante of Auckland were all awarded...

BCITO State of the Nation

It is quite clear our construction industry is moving out of a long and deep bust period. At the beginning of 2013, we were...

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...

9000 building apprentices still not enough to meet growing demand

The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) is experiencing unprecedented growth in new apprenticeships, but the construction industry still remains woefully short on...

Skills planning helps secure industry future

Meeting deadlines, liaising with clients and managing a successful business leaves most business owners with not enough time to keep track of national or...

Building industry in dire need of 5000 more apprentices

The construction industry is still woefully short of building apprentices despite a massive 55% increase in new apprenticeship sign-ups in 2013, according to the...

Choose a career and a life

Building on the success of the 2005 campaign, the BCITO held its second Building Careers Week on September 11 to 17.    The promotion...