The Mitre 10 Trade Great Apprentice Race

The Mitre 10 Trade Great Apprentice Race

If you were given just four hours to design and build a fully functional catapult that could accurately shoot balls at a target, how do you think you’d go? That’s what 18 top notch apprentices competing in the Mitre 10 Great Apprentice Race were tasked with at the annual NZCB Conference, held in Rotorua on 25 May.

Fees free for apprentices

Fees free for apprentices

A new Government scheme has lowered the financial hurdle for construction apprentices by offering eligible apprentices two years of free training. The fees free scheme will cover an apprentice’s fees for one year of tertiary study or for two years of industry-based training for new apprentices signing up from 1 January 2018…