Welcome to Waihanga Ara Rau, the Workforce Development Council for Construction and Infrastructure. We represent many industries including concrete, construction, electricity, gas, infrastructure, plumbing, roading, telecommunication, and water.
We aim to transform access to education and strengthen the construction and infrastructure workforce through partnership and connection across the motu.
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Steel fixers to benefit from new micro-credential
Waihanga Ara Rau, the Workforce Development Council for Construction and Infrastructure is pleased to announce the development of its first micro-credential in partnership with industry experts.
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Microcredentials and upcoming qualifications changes demystified
The definition of ‘micro’ is extremely small, and ‘credential’ can be defined as endorsement issued to an individual by a third-party detailing competence.
A micro-credential system was first introduced by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) in 2018 to help ensure that businesses could access employees with the skills they need in a world that is rapidly changing.
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