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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Making a difference for Māori
We have a genuine focus on developing processes and systems that support equitable outcomes and create opportunities for Māori, Māori businesses, industry, Māori education and training providers, and iwi.
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Keep it decent: Guidelines for safe and respectful workplaces launched
These guidelines provide practical actions for trade employers and managers to improve workplace culture for women who are traditionally marginalised at work.
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Introducing ConCOVE Project Fund
ConCOVE Tūhara invites industry and education training providers to submit project proposals and reimagine the future of vocational education in Aotearoa New Zealand.
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Working towards underground utility location recognised standards
Other countries have adopted underground utility location regulations and qualifications that minimise harmful actions. New Zealand is about to follow suit.
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Working together to achieve successful outcomes
by Philip Aldridge, Chief Executive, Waihanga Ara Rau.
With 2023 fast approaching, I am reflecting on what Waihanga Ara Rau has been able to achieve in what can only be described as unsettling times for both the industry and for vocational education.
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Water Workforce Analysis report released
Commissioned by DIA and Waihanga Ara Rau, this report shows significant water workforce demand into the future.
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New information now available online for providers of programmes leading to Electrical Qualifications.
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