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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...

New carpentry qualification rolled out

The Building & Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) has announced the roll-out of the New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4) which all new...

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...

Back In Time

20 years ago — December 1998: • A decision by the BCITO to abandon polytechnic training for its apprentices and trainees would not adversely affect...

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...