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I'm ready to start my apprenticeship now

If you're working in a BCITO trade now and your employer has agreed to train you, it's easy to get everything set up.

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I'm still at school

Career opportunities in construction are endless. You'll enjoy competitive pay, learn practical skills on-the-job and gain a qualification for free.

Join myBCITO to help you get work-ready for construction.

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Life in the construction industry

Tradie life is all about building your ultimate lifestyle, working hard with your mates and creating things that you are proud of.

There'll be early starts and a lot of mucking in. But for those who put in the hard yards, you'll earn good money as a qualified professional and have the opportunity to progress beyond the tools into supevision or management.

See how good tradie life is

I'm an employer

If you're an employer, you can get financial support to hold onto your existing apprentices and to take on new ones.

The Apprenticeship Boost scheme will help you strengthen your business and get someone into a job. Apprentices can be an important part of your business and potential future leaders in your industry.

We may be able to help you find a suitable person to hire who will be a great fit for your business.

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Invest in the future of your business

Hiring apprentices and training your staff makes your business more efficient and profitable. For the future of New Zealand, it's also critical you pass on your valuable knowledge to the next generation.

Learn how to hire an apprentice

Latest news

Tickety-boo encourages diversity

16 September 2021

In honour of Women's Suffrage Day on 19 September, we are gifting copies of the children’s book Tickety-boo to primary school libraries across Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Four General Managers appointed to Waihanga Ara Rau Workforce Development Council

9 September 2021

Following last week’s appointment of their new Chief Executive, Philip Aldridge, Waihanga Ara Rau Workforce Development Council (WDC) has confirmed the appointment of four General Managers.

First Workforce Development Council Chief Executive appointed

2 September 2021

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council today announced the appointment of Philip Aldridge as Chief Executive.

Talk to us

If you're an aspiring apprentice, employer or educator, contact us today to find out how we can help. 

0800 4 BCITO
+64 4 381 6430
[email protected]

Level 5, 234 Wakefield Street
PO Box 2615
Wellington 6140
New Zealand