Apprenticeships Scheme Good For Regional & National Economy
New Zealand Apprenticeships Scheme Good For Regional
And National Economies
Employers’ Chamber of Commerce has endorsed changes to the
apprenticeship system announced today.
Executive Raewyn Bleakley says more funding support for
apprenticeships will increase the supply of tradespeople and
help achieve the skills needed in the New Zealand economy.
“This will be especially important for the
Christchurch rebuild as incentive payments for priority
areas such as construction will help get more skilled
tradespeople into Canterbury.
region will gain from this as much as other areas, given our
involvement in the Christchurch reconstruction -
Wellington’s strengths in design, engineering,
professional services and other skill areas will be of use
in assisting with the rebuild.
functioning apprenticeship system will bring a lot of value
for the economies of Christchurch, Wellington and New
Zealand overall.” Ms Bleakley said.
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