Rotorua | New Zealand

Trades and the Government’s 2020 budget:


We know that tools will be one of your students’ biggest costs if they’re starting an apprenticeship in the next few months. We’re here to help with that. By applying for a myBCITO Tools Grant they could get $1,000 to put towards tools. We’ve got 30 myBCITO Tools Grants available right now.Tell your students to get in quick, applications close 20 August. More information here:

HITO apprenticeships in
Beauty therapy, Barbering, Hairdressing

Fee-free vocational education and training now available in the industries experiencing high-demand for workers, including all
apprenticeships. These are for qualifications at certificate and diploma level. Read more about it here:

Study conservation, information technology and nursing without paying fees

New programmes have been added to the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF), a government fund that allows learners to undertake vocational education and training without fees. You could study or train for a qualification out of a range of different subject areas.

See the full list of programmes included in the new target areas, at TTAF list of qualifications and programmes page.

Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship Vacancy: – Apprentice Stories

Find out more about the Trades (resources, success stories, jobs and industries)

Good at making things and solving problems? Employers seek these attributes
when they looking to hire an apprentice:

  • Practical, hands-on skills
  • NCEA Level 2 in Maths and English
  • Willing to learn on the job
  • Hold a current Full or Restricted NZ Driver Licence

ITOs (Industry Training Organisations) can employ you directly and organise employer placements. Check out:

  • BCITO: Building & Construction
  • Competenz: Apprenticeships in Baking, Engineering, Furniture making, Butchery, Print, Packaging, Fabrication, Sign-making and Forestry. View the Competenz job board now. 
  • View the ATNZ job board for apprenticeships in: Automotive, Engineering, Print and Packaging, Plastics and Engineering

A list of further ITOs can be found here (please embed this link: )