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Andy Clyde

Apprentices are better off than graduates for most of their lives

07 December 2017
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GOT A TRADE WEEK, 21 - 27 AUGUST 2017

21 August 2017 - NATIONWIDE
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“My careers counsellor told me to figure out what drives me and what I enjoy doi...

Winnie, Electrical Service Technician
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Jack Khosrawi - Butcher Apprenticeships in NZ

Listening is the most important skill.

Jack, Butcher
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It’s a fifty, fifty split between inside and outside and that’s just the right b...

Jonelle, Logistics Specialist
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Got a Trade? SpeedMeets Are On!

06 October 2017
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MITO's Automotive Careers Tours - Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch

29 August 2017 - Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch
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You learn so much more on the job.

Zoe, Beauty therapist
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Nicole - Aircraft Engineer Training NZ

There are so many opportunities in this business.

Nicole, Aircraft Engineer
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Got a Trade? Future Leaders Day 2017

18 September 2017
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Blair Tuke - NZ Apprentice Electrician

When you're passionate about something, it's easy to do.

Blair, Electrician
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Sarah Cotton - Crane Operator Apprenticeship NZ

I think people still have set ideas about what are men's jobs.

Sarah, Crane Operator
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Jess

Being new to the industry, it was pretty cool to gain skills and a free qualific...

Jessica, Assistant Manager
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I love helping people and providing customers with the best service.

Rebecca, Sales and Service Associate

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