Taking up a carpentry trade apprenticeship is no easy task, and employing an apprentice also brings new challenges for builders. It can prove too much for some, leading to high levels of attrition, which isn’t great for the apprentices who do not finish their qualification, their employers, or the country given the need for moreContinue reading “New Apprentice Network provides wraparound training support”
VIRTUAL REALITY FOUNDATION PASSPORT TRAINING GIVES INNOVATIVE CONSTRUCTION SITE EXPERIENCE Job seeker Jacob Hedley was so astounded by how easy it was to use Virtual Reality (VR) to learn and experience what’s required of him on a construction site that he just had to tell as many people as possible. “I was actually blown away.Continue reading “The new view…”
11,000 APPRENTICES SIGN UP FOR NEW TEXT WELLBEING PLATFORM Workplace mental health has been “thrown a lifeline” with the rollout of a two-way text-based check-in system that champions employee wellbeing. TextPulse is a digital health tool that monitors employees’ moods, identifying those struggling before their challenges amplify. Based on clinical and behavioural science, it usesContinue reading “Making contact…”
New partnership is Keystone Trust’s best advertisement Executives say that Keystone Trust alumni in critical roles across asset management, contract management and site engineering were the catalyst for Fulton Hogan to become the organisation’s newest sponsorship partner. Keystone Trust provides education and career support for students working towards qualifications in New Zealand’s property and constructionContinue reading “EDUCATION,CAREER SUPPORT…EDUCATION,”
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Virtual reality training takes off Successful pilots lead national series of VR-based expos for job seekers and skills-hungry sectors. Skills VR and the Ministry of Social Development are holding VR Job Expos at events around the motu following a successful pilot. The organisations’ virtual reality training tool allows people to experience immersive learning – offeringContinue reading “HUNGRY FOR TECH”
A booming industry has construction and building on the rise, bringing with it the need to upskill and increase training. NZCN takes a look at the changes ahead and speaks with some of the key players that are out there to help.
There has never been a better time to join the construction industry, says Professor of construction management at AUT, John Tookey.