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  • Plumbing
    21st of December 2018

    Going for gold

    From a reluctant school student to a gold medal-winning plumbing apprentice, Lauren Phillips has an extremely bright future ahead.

    Tags: apprentices   apprenticeships  
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  • Plumbing
    9th of 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: training   apprentices   apprenticeships  
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  • gasfitting
    6th of August 2018

    Gas registration exam refreshers

    Gas Training Consultants Ltd has provided gas registration exam refresher tuition on request in Wellington and elsewhere for the past 10 years—and currently appears to be the only provider.

    Tags: training   apprentices  
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  • Plumbing
    6th of 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.

    Tags: training   apprentices   apprenticeships  
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  • Plumbing
    29th of 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.

    Tags: apprentices  
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  • Plumbing
    26th of March 2018

    Accountant turned plumber wins top apprentice award

    Before deciding plumbing was the career for him, Kelly Adam completed a commerce degree, majoring in accounting.

    Tags: apprentices   awards  
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