GOT A TRADE! WEEK 20 - 24 AUGUST 2018

Trading Places - Clyde Dam

Andy traded Tech class for a Hydro Dam

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Women nailing careers in the trades

08 March 2018
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GOT A TRADE WEEK, 21 - 27 AUGUST 2017

21 August 2017 - NATIONWIDE
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Faleola Faingataa - Telecommunications Apprenticeship in NZ

To me, this is the future and it's exciting.

Faleola, Telecommunications
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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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Apprenticeship in Youth Work Now Available

Apprenticeships not just for the trades as youth work sector gains its own

07 March 2018
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MITO's Automotive Careers Tours - Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch

29 August 2017 - Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch
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I found my passion was working with customers and staff. I didn’t want to be shu...

Glenn, Store Manager
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It’s a hugely important role. You’re an ambassador for the company. Customers co...

Sean, Shift 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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Apprentices are better off than graduates for most of their lives

07 December 2017
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Caleb Jones

You get all those professional skills, knowledge, experience and savings. I’d re...

Caleb, Apprentice Chef
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It’s always great when you work for a great company - it keeps things interestin...

Tamsin, Support Worker
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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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