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Building a new career

A builder cutting timber with a power-saw on a building site

Find out how Justin Pescini changed careers with a carpentry apprenticeship.


Great pay for jobs in the construction industry

Construction workers

Pay and job opportunities are excellent in the construction industry.


What to expect from a building apprenticeship

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Read AJ’s story and find out what it takes to be a building apprentice.


Dave engineered his way to success by studying while working

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Find out how combining study with work led Dave Pollard to a successful career in roading.


Scholarships for food and fibre careers

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Grab a scholarship and get qualified for a rewarding food and fibre career.


How to learn management skills

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Learning management skills can be a great way to advance your career.


5 surprising careers in food and fibre

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Here are five jobs in food and fibre that could change your ideas about the industry.


Talking about our jobs in te reo Māori

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Learn how to talk about your job in te reo Māori.


5 surprising careers in construction

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Here are five jobs in construction that could change your ideas about the industry.  


The top 5 questions parents have about NCEA

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We answer your questions about NCEA and where it can lead your young person.