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  • Media & Advocacy
    9 October 2018

    Master Plumbers welcomes release of Construction Skills Action Plan

    Master Plumbers welcomes the release of the Government's Construction Skills Action Plan, which sets out six initial priority areas to address skills shortages in the construction industry.

    Tags: apprentices   apprenticeships  
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  • gasfitting
    12 September 2018

    Shortage of quality plumbing apprentices in Auckland

    With a shortage of quality plumbers in the Auckland region, Masterlink are on the hunt for apprentices.

    Tags: apprentices   apprenticeships  
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  • Media & Advocacy
    6 August 2018

    Changes to plumbing, gasfitting & drainlaying apprenticeship programmes

    One of the common themes The Skills Organisation hear from industry is that not enough teaching is done during block courses and too much time is spent on assessment.

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  • Apprentices
    8 May 2018

    PGD training research project released

    The Skills Organisation has released the summary report of Stage One findings from its Plumbing, Gasfitting & Drainlaying (PGD) Benchmarking Evaluation project.

    Tags: apprentices   apprenticeships  
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  • Drainlaying
    29 March 2018

    First-ever plumbing block courses for Hawke's Bay

    A partnership between Skills and Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) is bringing a local flavour to Hawke’s Bay trade apprenticeships.

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  • Apprentices
    15 August 2017

    Investing in the future of the plumbing industry

    Master Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers NZ support one of our members calling for greater government funding for apprenticeships.

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