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The number of engineering students in Northland is set to increase, following a successful funding application from NorthTec to a national campaign.
A Levin apprentice butcher proved he was a cut above the rest, scooping runnerup at the prestigious Competenz Butcher Apprentice of the Year in his first time at the national competition.
Fifty years ago, the options for school-leavers in New Zealand were pretty simple and straightforward...
Women are being branded an untapped resource in filling the national trades shortage, as a new company seeks to get women into the construction industry.
Ever wanted to know more about how to run an art gallery? NorthTec's arts department has launched an internship scheme for people who are interested in learning how to run a working gallery.
"It is never too young to inspire kids to be entrepreneurs and the fundamentals of a basic business mindset."
Imagine being able to work from home to hours that suit yourself on the basis of quality over quantity. Or wake up to an avatar telling you what is on your agenda for the day.
Employers are going to need to work harder to engage staff rather than just "retain them" and there will be even greater need to develop the skills of young people and other employees in order for New Zealand to face the challenges of the future, says Managing Director of Hays New Zealand, Jason Walker.
Steven Joyce, the Minister for Innovation, has launched the inaugural New Zealand edition of Careers with Code in front of an audience of students and educators at Kapiti College.
An apprenticeship has lots of different pieces, like a jigsaw puzzle, but also lots of 'ah ha' moments.


First woman gains civil trades certification

The first woman to complete her civil trades certification may soon be followed by another – her daughter.