With the New Zealand summer just around the corner, there has never been a better time than now to experience life in the Land of the Long White Cloud and gain some related work experience for your CV! It’s time to get out of your repetitive life in the UK and make a change for the positive…
For those who are a British nationals, and are under the age of 31 with no dependants, the Working Holiday Scheme (WHS) is a fantastic way to get out to New Zealand to travel the country for 12 to 23 months, and at the same time undertake work in order to ensure you have enough money to experience New Zealand.
Anyone with a trades and construction skills set will be happy to know there is currently a high levels of work in many different locations right around the country, from Auckland to the work rebuilding Christchurch or living and working in the NZ adventure capital, Queenstown – sounds fun right?
If this sounds of interest, please contact the team at NZ Skills In Demand on 07447631518 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the next steps of realising your dream of travelling to a different country to experience a new culture; while at the same time gaining some valuable work experience, which will help you obtain employment when you are back in the UK or help you advance into a permanent role in New Zealand.
In most cases job interviews are completed in the UK prior to you leaving for New Zealand, so you know you have some work already lined up. So much to gain, nothing to lose and get some much needed work experience whilst having the time of your life.
The following list of occupations are in demand NOW, so if your occupation is below we would love to hear from you.
- TQ Carpenters/Non TQ Carpenters and experienced Hammerhands (at least 2-3 years’ experience)
- Ceiling Fixers
- Electricians and Trades Assistants
- Welders and Fabricators – Structural steel, Aluminium and Stainless
- Experienced Drainlayers
- Civil/Roading/Ashphalt Experienced workers
- Concrete workers
- Mechanics (general) – Diesel/Heavy Plant/HGV/Auto
- Plant Operators
- HGV Drivers (with Road Ranger experience)
- Refrigeration/HVAC Technicians (subject to registration requirements)
- CNC Operators
- Tilers/Floor finishers/Carpet layers
Alternatively you can register for one of our upcoming “This is New Zealand” seminar in order to find out more about life and work in New Zealand. Seminars are held in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow. Click here for more info and to register.