Apprenticeships and on-the-job training programmes

Interested in a hands-on career?

If you’re passionate about a career in the trades and want to get qualified, we can help.

MITO offers a range of training programmes and learning experiences that will challenge and reward you. With our help and your drive and initiative, you can really get your career going places.

Explore your potential in one of our industries

Automotive

Automotive

Steer your career in the right direction

The automotive industry employs almost 60,000 New Zealanders in common job roles such as Automotive Technician (Mechanic), Collision Repair Technician and Refinisher (Panelbeater), Vehicle Salesperson and more. Discover our exciting training programmes that will accelerate your career.

Accelerate your career in this exciting industry that employs over 50,000 New Zealanders.

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Transport & Logistics

Transport & Logistics

Get your career moving forward

With over 70,000 New Zealanders working within these industries, there are plenty of opportunities for you to find a rewarding career. Put yourself in the driver’s seat with such jobs as Heavy Vehicle Driver, Log Transport Operator and Bus Driver, or get your career moving as an International Freight Forwarder or Removalist.

With over 70,000 New Zealanders working within these industries, there are plenty of opportunities for you to find a rewarding career.

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Drilling, Mining & Quarrying

Drilling, Mining & Quarrying

Unearth a career in one of these rewarding industries

If you're interested in working as a Driller, Miner, Quarry Worker or Manager, then look no further. These training programmes will give you the skills and knowledge to uncover a great career in these industries that employ over 6,000 New Zealanders.

If you're interested in working as a Driller, Miner, Quarry Worker or Manager, then uncover a great career in these industries that employ over 6,000 New Zealanders.

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Gas

Gas

Interested in a career in the Gas industry?

MITO's Gas qualifications are designed to provide people working in these industries with the skills they need to deal with the critical health, safety, environmental and business demands of their operations. Common job roles include Gas Operator, Policy and Planning Manager and more.

MITO's Gas qualifications are designed to provide people working in these industries with the skills they need to deal with the critical health, safety, environmental and business demands of their operations.

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Industrial Textile Fabrication

Industrial Textile Fabrication

Sign-up for a creative career

Industrial textiles are everywhere! From tents and vehicle upholstery to trampolines and inflatable boats, this industry combines practical skills with plenty of challenges and exciting long-term career opportunities. Discover the world of industrial textile fabrication and start shaping your future today.

Discover the world of industrial textile fabrication and start shaping your future today.

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Resource Operations

Resource Operations

Looking for a career in the Resource Recovery industry?

MITO’s Resource Recovery qualification has you covered. Designed by industry, for industry, this industry employs nearly 8,000 New Zealanders with job opportunities including Compost Facility Operator and Waste Disposal Operator among others.

MITO’s Resource Recovery qualification has you covered. Designed by industry, for industry, this industry employs nearly 8,000 New Zealanders with job opportunities including Compost Facility Operator and Waste Disposal Operator among others.

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Business Skills and Other

Business Skills and Other

Take your career to the next level

Take the next step up the ladder to a management position, increase your skills and knowledge to operate a safe working environment or implement process improvements in your work with these professional development opportunities.

Take the next step up the ladder to a management position, increase your skills and knowledge to operate a safe working environment or implement process improvements in your work with these professional development opportunities.

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Apprentice Spray Painter

Gray & Galpin Panelbeaters Ltd are looking for an apprentice spray painter to join their small but busy panel and paint shop. 

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Apprentice Motorcycle Technician

Ewan Allan Honda have a vacancy for an apprentice mechanic in their busy service department, based in Southland.

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Car Painter and Prepper

North Shore Car Painters have an opportunity for a school leaver to join their very experienced team and become an apprentice car painter.

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Latest News

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MITO LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE NEW MOTORCYCLE ENGINEERING TRAINING PROGRAMME

23 April 2019

MITO is pleased to announce that enrolments are now open for the New Zealand Certificate in Motorcycle Engineering (Level 3 and 4).

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No matter how you slice it, with a MITO apprentice - you're a winner!

18 April 2019

Sign-up your new MITO apprentice between 15 April and 28 June 2019, and you'll go in the draw to win 1 of 10 $100 pizza vouchers to shout the team.

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SUMMARY OF MITO’S ROVE SUBMISSION

15 April 2019

MITO’s submission to Government on 5 April strongly disagrees that the entire vocational education sector needs radical change.

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SUCCESS STORY:

Brendon Leitch’s career to date is one which most young car enthusiasts dream of, yet the New Zealand race car driver is still finding time to complete his MITO apprenticeship. 

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SUCCESS STORY:

Dawn Flower loves being creative. Paired with a love of learning, Dawn is now in a role that combines both of these passions, as an apprentice canvas fabrication technician.

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