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...

Tradies build dream house for NZ’s toughest customers

The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) has launched a new campaign aiming to show New Zealanders anything is possible with a career...

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...

Glazing boss: Qualified tradespeople have ownership and pride

Richard Aitken has held various manufacturing and sales management positions over the past 25 years, including four years as a regional manager for Viridian...

Free fees for apprenticeships

Most of the talk in the media about the Government’s new Fees Free initiative has been about school leavers intending to go to university,...

Trust in your team gets the job done

Russell Clark (Russ) has been in the trade since he was 15. For almost as long as he’s been in the industry, he’s also...