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.

Download the automotive industry factsheet               Download the collision repair industry factsheet              

Download the Automotive Qualification Pathway         Download the automotive industry brochure

Automotive Body

Automotive Body

MITO's automotive body training programmes will ensure that you are either able to prepare, restore, and finish painted vehicle surfaces, or repair vehicle bodies that have been damaged as a result of collision and corrosion.

Automotive Parts and Accessories

Automotive Parts and Accessories

MITO’s parts and accessories merchandising training programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to effectively carry out parts and accessories merchandising operations in an automotive environment.

Vehicle Inspection

Vehicle Inspection

Find out how to become a CoF-A or CoF-B inspector and get qualified with a MITO Certificate in vehicle inspection.

StartUp®

StartUp®

StartUp® offers Year 11 to 13 students the chance to earn micro-credentials in the automotive industry approved by NZQA, credits towards NCEA Levels 2 and 3 and a great introduction to the working environment.