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 one of these industries?

MITO’s Resource Recovery and Blaster Coating qualifications have you covered. Designed by industry, for industry, they employ nearly 8,000 New Zealanders with job opportunities including Compost Facility Operator, Blaster Coating Technician and Waste Disposal Operator among others.

MITO’s Resource Recovery and Plaster Coating qualifications are designed by industry, for industry. They employ nearly 8,000 New Zealanders with job opportunities including Compost Facility Operator, Blaster Coating Technician and Waste Disposal Operator among others.

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Business Skills and Workplace Safety

Business Skills and Workplace Safety

Take your career to the next level

If you’re looking to aspire to management excellence, or want to learn how to keep people safe in the workplace, then enhance your career prospects with one of these MITO qualifications. Take the next step up the ladder to a management position, or increase your skills and knowledge to operate a safe working environment with these professional development opportunities.

If you’re looking to aspire to management excellence, or want to learn how to keep people safe in the workplace, then enhance your career prospects with one of these MITO qualifications.

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Latest Jobs Listings

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Apprentice Motorcycle Technical Assistant

Blue Wing Honda are looking for a bright up and coming motorcycle apprentice to give technical support to internal and external customers, ensuring a high standard of workmanship, as well as service support.

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Performance Motorsport Assistant

Got petrol running through your veins? Love fast cars and motorsport? This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an Automotive Performance and Motorsport enthusiast to join Possum Bourne Motorsport as a junior team member to assist in our office team on a full-time basis.

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Canvas Awning Fabricator/Machine Operator

Cool Awnings are looking for an experienced Canvas Awning Fabricator/Machine Operator to join their team of 18 staff in Auckland. Reporting to the Product Manager you will be working full time, Monday to Friday (7.30am to 4pm) with overtime as required.

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Latest News

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Women in Trades Mini Conference

17 August 2017

Women in Trades is hosting a mini-conference on Wednesday 6 September for women interested in learning more about starting a rewarding career in the trades.

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Got a Trade? Got it Made! Week - 21 to 27 August 2017

17 August 2017

Young trainees and apprentices will be sharing their success stories with keen young kiwis during next week’s 'Got a Trade? Got it Made!’ week.

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Extractives Unit Standard Consultation

19 July 2017

MITO is reviewing some extractive unit standards alongside WorkSafe’s current review of requirements for Extractives’ Certificates of Competence (CoCs). Read More

SUCCESS STORY:

Alex Banks discovered her passion for refinishing at only 15 years old and is now set to represent New Zealand at WorldSkills International in Abu Dhabi.

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