Learn more about how the Construction Skills Action Plan is helping industry, and those wanting to work in the industry.
In this section
A public sector organisation is using procurement strategies to grow their local construction workforce, by attaching training programmes to large construction and infrastructure projects.
In Lower Hutt, a former rest home has been turned into a 40 bed-lodge for unemployed workers looking to get into the construction industry.
In Papakura, a local business called HouseMe has taken on apprentices from Papakura High School to help build transitional housing for those in need.
The CBD Jobs and Skills Hub is helping the construction industry by providing training and support to get the right people into roles that will provide a career path.
The Manukau Jobs and Skills Hub has facilitated a work experience programme between Papakura High School students and Steel and Tube.
The Electrical Training Company (Etco) says the Group Training Scheme (GTS) Fund announced by Government last month will help avert a looming shortage of electricians in the country.
Being an apprentice and training in trades have become so much more attractive.
© Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Please note: This content will change over time and can go out of date.