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 and Logistics

Transport and 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 and Quarrying

Drilling, Mining and 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 Diesel Mechanic

This is an exciting opportunity for someone in Gisborne wishing to enter the heavy diesel automotive industry and gain a qualification, while all the time earning as they go. 

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Apprentice Service Technician

AB Equipment's North Harbour branch is looking for a hardworking, dedicated and determined person who has exceptional customer service standards to start as an apprentice Service Technician.

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Apprentice Spray Painters and Panel Beaters

Due to growth in Auckland, Repair Management New Zealand have a number of positions available for apprentice spray painters and apprentice panel beaters to join the team!

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Latest News

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SPEEDMEETS IN SEPTEMBER

20 June 2018

Looking for a new apprentice? We’re looking for employers in the industries that MITO supports to take part in the Got a Trade? Got it Made! SpeedMeets over September.

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Nominate your 2018 Golden Gun or Golden Hammer

6 June 2018

Nominations for the 2018 CRA Apprentices of the Year - Golden Gun and Golden Hammer - are now open!

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CRA APPRENTICES OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

23 May 2018

Two MITO apprentices have been named 2017 CRA Apprentices of the Year at the annual Collision Repair Association conference in Rotorua.

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SUCCESS STORY:

Fraser Pattie wasn’t entirely sure what he wanted to do when he left school. He’d always assumed he would go to university, but is now enjoying a career in the trades and services. 

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SUCCESS STORY:

"Being a driller is an amazing job,” says 29-year-old Pip Buunk, “and I’m really motivated to encourage more females to enter the industry."

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