Training … supporting
infrastructure
Helmut Modlik – CEO Infrastructure ITO
Areas covered today
• Valuing qualifications in a changing
workforce
• The payback for training
• Actions already underway...
Infrastructure ITO
• Infrastructure ITO was born out of the
merger of InfraTrain and ESITO
• Merged late last year and abo...
A qualifications culture
• Without training we risk not having the
people and skills we need
• New forces are emerging and...
The payback for training
• It is key to recruitment and retention
• It increases productivity
• It is central to deliverin...
Action underway
• Being connected
• TRoQ (Targeted Review of Qualifications)
• Trade Certification pathway
• Benchmarking ...
Industry success
• Jonno Webber, J&R Contracting -
“The main thing is we‟re showing our employees that we value them
and g...
Annual Connection
Excellence Awards
“Being an adult learner, Thomas has a focus and
determination that is an inspiration to us all. He knows...
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Helmut Modlik, Chief Executive of the newly merged Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation - The importance and value of training and education in supporting a productive and skilled infrastructure sector

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Helmut Modlik delivered the presentation at the 2014 Australia Asia Education Engagement Symposium.

The New Zealand Infrastructure Summit brings you the most up to date infrastructure news combining case studies and key presentations, addressing developments in the some of the main infrastructure hubs, such as Auckland and Christchurch.

For more information about the event, please visit: http://www.informa.com.au/nzinfra14

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Helmut Modlik, Chief Executive of the newly merged Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation - The importance and value of training and education in supporting a productive and skilled infrastructure sector

  1. 1. Training … supporting infrastructure Helmut Modlik – CEO Infrastructure ITO
  2. 2. Areas covered today • Valuing qualifications in a changing workforce • The payback for training • Actions already underway • Celebrating success
  3. 3. Infrastructure ITO • Infrastructure ITO was born out of the merger of InfraTrain and ESITO • Merged late last year and about to announce new name and identity • Our clear „go-forward‟ priority is focusing on you our customers.
  4. 4. A qualifications culture • Without training we risk not having the people and skills we need • New forces are emerging and shaping our workforce • Training and an industry-wide culture of qualifications is vital!
  5. 5. The payback for training • It is key to recruitment and retention • It increases productivity • It is central to delivering on individual company, industry and government growth targets
  6. 6. Action underway • Being connected • TRoQ (Targeted Review of Qualifications) • Trade Certification pathway • Benchmarking current employer-specific training
  7. 7. Industry success • Jonno Webber, J&R Contracting - “The main thing is we‟re showing our employees that we value them and giving them the best opportunity to reach their potential.” • Dominic Elder, Downer NZ - “A lot of our employees left school with few or no qualifications. We have seen a change in attitude in many of our employees and increase in their self-esteem when they achieve a qualification.” • James Fruean, Wellington Pipelines - “Guys who‟ve been through qualifications feel more committed to the company. It‟s important for us to grow our own staff.”
  8. 8. Annual Connection
  9. 9. Excellence Awards “Being an adult learner, Thomas has a focus and determination that is an inspiration to us all. He knows the grounding he is getting is adding to his already transferable skills. Now that he has the qualification and knowledge he has truly become a valuable member of the team.” “My thanks to you all for your guidance that allowed us to gain the confidence to reach for higher goals, and ultimately a better life”

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