I'm ready to start my apprenticeship now

You're working in a BCITO trade right now and your employer has agreed to train you. It's easy to get everything set up.

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I'm an employer

If you're an employer, you can get financial tautoko 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 tangata 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 kaimahi 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.

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Latest news

Introducing the Critical Skills Apprenticeship Programme

31 August 2023

Earlier this year, BCITO and workplace training provider, Education Unlimited, joined forces to run an Apprentice Support Programme for 15 Te Tai Tokerau apprentices.


31 August 2023

Last year BCITO, Te Pūkenga trained glazier, Charmaine Farquhar was awarded the Glass and Glazing Apprentice of the Year Award - something she’d strived for throughout her whole apprenticeship.

Female Finalists Take Centre Stage With Master Painters

28 August 2023

The Master Painters Apprentice of the Year, in association with Resene Paints, recognises all-round excellence in decorating. The competition is split across four regions – Northern Region, Lower North Island, Upper and Lower South.

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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
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Level 5, 234 Wakefield Street
PO Box 2615
Wellington 6140

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