BCITO launches My Boss: Legend

The BCITO tells many stories across all media channels about young people who become champion apprentices — those who are high achievers in their...

Graduates score scholarships

Offered for the second year running, this extra training will help set high standards within the building sector and establish a solid foundation for...

Numbers fall in testing year

For many businesses in New Zealand’s construction industry, 2010 was a challenging year — and the BCITO was no exception. A positive aspect...

It’s not too late to start training to increase your capacity

In March 2014, the BCITO reported that the construction industry was still woefully short of apprentices, despite a massive 55% increase in new apprenticeship...

New assessment model for carpentry apprentices begins

Times are changing with regard to the way the BCITO assesses the National Certificate in Carpentry.   Starting from their next session with their BCITO training...

Business and qualifications development in 2006

The BCITO began the year in a strong position, with a client base of 8150 trainees and new sign-ups tracking to the strong trend...

Building a clear path to the future

The end of the school year is looming and, in the current environment, builders are feeling much more confident about the future. The construction industry...

$2000 grants for BCITO apprentices and employers

So what’s the deal? The first 10,000 new apprentices who sign up for training after March 6, 2013, will be eligible to apply...

Women nailing careers in the trades

Female trade apprentices are loving their career choice, but few considered a career in construction while they were at school, research shows. Thursday, March 8...

New Zealand construction industry set for record year

New Zealand is on track to exceed last year’s level of building consents for new homes, following consent data released recently by Statistics New...