BCITO

New Zealand's largest provider of apprenticeships

We offer the tools, resources and assistance you need to launch your career in building and construction.

We create qualifications for the industry and support both apprentices and employers to reach their goals through training and development. 

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

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 supervision or management.

See how good tradie life is

myBCITO

Built for students, job-seekers and school teachers; myBCITO gives you the tools to help you start your apprenticeship. You can find out how to get an apprenticeship, earn badges and kudos. Complete your myBCITO profile fully and we will try to match you with potential employers. 

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Latest news

Apprentice awarded best technican in New Zealand

15 November 2019

Smith&Smith’s® leading technicians from around the country, competed to be the ‘Best of New Zealand’ in vehicle glass repair and replacement recently.

Morgan Wills comes out on top

11 November 2019

In a faceoff against eight of New Zealand’s top carpentry apprentices, Morgan Wills has taken out this year’s Registered Master Builders 2019 Apprentice of the Year, in association with CARTERS national competition.

Apprentice numbers reach record high

4 November 2019

The number of Kiwis taking up building and construction apprenticeships has reached record high numbers.

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