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

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

This training programme offers an exciting opportunity for those working in the automotive parts and accessories merchandising branch of the motor industry.

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® is a MITO programme designed for secondary school students. It offers you fantastic learning opportunities in the automotive industry, credits towards NCEA and a great introduction to the working environment.

Vehicle Legislation

Vehicle Legislation

Refresh your understanding of your legal obligations and avoid potentially costly disputes with this Vehicle Legislation short-course for vehicle salespeople and sales managers. This three-hour interactive workshop provides coverage of the legislation that relates to the sale of motor vehicles - including the Fair Trading Act, Consumer Guarantees Act, Motor Vehicles Sales Act, and an overview of the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Acts.