Construction Skills Action Plan

Lifting the capability and capacity of the construction workforce is a priority for the Government, and essential to achieving the Government’s goals for KiwiBuild, health, education, transport and regional development.

Construction Skills Strategy

The vision of the Construction Skills Strategy is that the Government collaborates with industry to drive a rapid and sustainable shift that delivers the right people, at the right time, with the right skills, to meet New Zealand’s current and future construction needs.

The Skills Action Plan

The Government has now approved the Skills Action Plan which encompasses 6 priority initiatives to help ensure a fit-for-purpose construction workforce now and in the future.

More information is available on the Skills in Construction website(external link)

Read the Cabinet paper, which includes the Action Plan and a summary of feedback from the workshops [PDF, 8.8 MB]

Read the Minister’s media release(external link)