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 Heavy Engineering

Automotive Heavy Engineering

If you're interested in repairing and servicing heavy plant and equipment, heavy road transport vehicles, agricultural equipment or forklifts and other fuel or electric-powered machinery, this training programme is for you.

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.