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Vote for your local school in the Build-Ability Challenge!

Monday, 11 September 2017, 9:14 am | BCITO

Online voting for the annual secondary school Build-Ability Challenge opens today, Monday 11 September. The public will have until 22 September to cast their vote. More >>

Last chance to vote for your school!

Monday, 5 September 2016, 9:41 am | BCITO

Teams from nineteen schools across the country have spent the past few months designing, building, and decorating playhouses. More >>

Vote for your school in the Build-Ability Challenge!

Monday, 22 August 2016, 12:58 pm | BCITO

Vote for your school in the Build-Ability Challenge! Online voting is now open for the annual secondary school Build-Ability Challenge. Teams from nineteen schools across the country have spent the past two months designing, building, and decorating ... More >>

10,000 Kiwis in construction apprenticeships

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 4:50 pm | BCITO

10,000 Kiwis in construction apprenticeships A record number of Kiwis are deciding a career in the trades is the best way to build their future, with more New Zealanders in trade apprenticeships than ever before. For the first time in the organisation’s ... More >>

BCITO’s Big Construction Tour is heading to a town near you

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 11:13 am | BCITO

Today more than 1,000 hand-picked students will visit construction sites around the country as part of BCITO’s annual Big Construction Tour. More >>

30 June 2016 BCITO’s Big Construction Tour hits the road

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 11:00 am | BCITO

The Big Construction Tour is back, and this year it’s bigger than ever. On Thursday 7 July more than 1,000 hand-picked students will hit New Zealand roads and spend the day visiting construction-related workplaces with the Building and Construction ... More >>

Secondary School Students Build a Bright Future

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 10:11 am | BCITO

Secondary school students from across the country are competing in this year’s BCITO Build-Ability Challenge which will put their building skills to the test while highlighting the benefits of a career in the trades. More >>

BCITO’s Big Construction Tour is back!

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 10:45 am | BCITO

On Thursday 7 July , over 1,000 hand-picked students will attend BCITO’s Big Construction Tour, which is returning for its second year. The nationwide tour has grown substantially this year, with 22 cities around New Zealand taking part, and more than 50 buses ... More >>

BCITO Appoints New Chief Executive

Monday, 14 March 2016, 10:40 am | BCITO

The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) has appointed Warwick Quinn as its new chief executive. More >>

BCITO’s Big Construction Tour Takes Off

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 9:32 am | BCITO

Tomorrow, more than 800 secondary school students from around the country will be given a close-up look at New Zealand’s building and construction industry as they join BCITO’s Big Construction Tour. More >>

Industry boom results in urgent apprenticeship drive

Friday, 3 April 2015, 9:34 am | BCITO

With a $100 billion construction boom now a reality [i] , the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) is doing everything it can to recruit more people into construction apprenticeships. More >>

5,000 apprentice sign-ups an all-time high

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 10:22 am | BCITO

BCITO has achieved another first for the construction industry by reaching 5,000 apprentice sign-ups in 2014; an all-time record. More >>

BCITO Build-Ability Challenge winners announced

Monday, 15 September 2014, 4:21 pm | BCITO

Manawatu’s Feilding High School has been named the Supreme Winner of the BCITO Build-Ability Challenge. More >>

Building Apprentices Still Not Enough to Meet Growing Demand

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 12:20 pm | BCITO

26 August 2014 – The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) is experiencing unprecedented growth in new apprenticeships, but the construction industry still remains woefully short on skilled tradespeople. More >>

Building industry in dire need of 5,000 more apprentices

Monday, 24 March 2014, 10:46 am | BCITO

The construction industry is still woefully short of building apprentices despite a massive 55 per cent increase in new apprenticeship sign-ups in 2013, according to the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO). In 2013 ... More >>

Building industry planning to add apprentices to meet demand

Friday, 13 April 2012, 3:56 pm | BCITO

An expected rise in building activity has almost a quarter of construction industry employers planning to increase their number of apprentices over the next 12 months. More >>

BCITO Best Performing Tertiary Educator

Thursday, 1 September 2011, 3:05 pm | BCITO

The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) has claimed the top spot for educational performance in 2010, as scored by the Tertiary Education Commission’s (TEC) recently-released report on tertiary educators. This is the ... More >>

Building Skills Shortage Imminent as Training Numbers Stall

Wednesday, 20 April 2011, 1:26 pm | BCITO

Demand for skilled labour within the building and construction industry could outstrip that seen in the boom years leading up to 2007. Early indications are that New Zealand needs more than double the number of workers currently working in the industry in ... More >>

Cambridge High School wins building challenge

Tuesday, 26 August 2008, 9:37 am | BCITO

A group of students from Cambridge High School has won the national BCITO 2008 Build-Ability Challenge for a horse hospital they designed and built for the local Riding for the Disabled Group. More >>

Research in three areas invaluable for BCITO

Thursday, 5 May 2005, 10:54 am | BCITO

The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation [BCITO] is the largest construction related Industry Training Organisation [ITO], servicing over 7000 apprentices/trainees in our qualification areas - the bulk of whom are apprentice carpenters [for more ... More >>

 

 

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