Fresh approach to boost trades managerial skills

December 2007
Electrical & Automation Technology;Dec2007/Jan2008, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the approach being taken by the New Zealand government to encourage those at institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs) to study further towards Level 5 and Level 6 diplomas. Paul Jeurissen, director of Technology at Manukau Institute of Technology, comments that it will be difficult to convince apprentices to give up their wages to take up full time study for one to two years. It provides a background on ETITO, the national standards setting body that manages the training system for the electrotechnology industry.


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