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Strengthen the construction and infrastructure workforce.

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Building a highly skilled workforce

We are responsible for developing and maintaining qualifications, unit standards and micro-credentials for the construction and infrastructure industries, ensuring professionals are equipped with the right skills and knowledge to excel. By constantly refining and updating qualification content in partnership with industry and providers, our goal is a highly competent and agile workforce. See if we’re working on any updates for your industry right now.

Our sector contributes:

15 %

NZ workforce 2022

$52747 m

NZ GDP 2022 (14.4%)

98256

business units 2022

Latest news

Waihanga Ara Rau charts the course for 2025
29/02/24

Waihanga Ara Rau charts the course for 2025

Empowering the construction and infrastructure Workforce As New Zealand’s construction and infrastructure sectors continue navigating through a landscape marked by challenges and opportunities, Waihanga Ara...
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Joint WDC approach to maximise potential within the disabled community
24/01/24

Joint WDC approach to maximise potential within the disabled community

One significant resource that has been historically overlooked is the estimated twenty-four per cent of New Zealanders who are living with a disability. Waihanga Ara...
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New micro-credentials for Temporary Traffic Management
06/12/23

New micro-credentials for Temporary Traffic Management

Two new micro-credentials for Temporary Traffic Management have been approved by New Zealand Qualifications Authority | Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa (NZQA). These are: Temporary...
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New micro-credential for Underground Utility Location
06/12/23

New micro-credential for Underground Utility Location

A new micro-credential for Underground Utility Location has been approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority | Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa (NZQA). This is...
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Digging deep to keep the people who have the skills to build
05/12/23

Digging deep to keep the people who have the skills to build

With increasing work to be done and projects that need completing across construction and infrastructure, we’ve started to dig deeper into why people leave the...
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“Inclusion in” Leadership Rōpū Hui
05/12/23

“Inclusion in” Leadership Rōpū Hui

On 8 November, we held our first ‘Inclusion In’ Leadership Rōpū Hui, bringing together people who are actively taking steps to improve support and opportunities...
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