A career in the trade industries is a great choice for your students. Through an apprenticeship or on-the-job training programme, they’ll gain qualifications and practical skills and experience in the workplace, earn while they learn, and have no student loan to repay.

Contact us for more information on a MITO apprenticeship or training programme.

StartUp® their career at school

StartUp® is MITO's secondary school Gateway programme. It enables secondary school students to gain credits towards a National Certificate in Motor Industry (Foundation Skills) (Level 1) – a great first step towards a rewarding career in New Zealand's automotive industry.

It gives students a great foundation for the future by:

  • offering practical work-based learning
  • achieving credits towards NCEA and a national certificate
  • providing access to specialist automotive learning and assessment
  • helping them to gain valuable experience and a great introduction to the working environment.