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. 


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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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

Latest news

BCITO welcomes trades & apprenticeships training package

14 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE 14 MAY 2020 - Speaking today after the announcement of the Budget and the $1.6 billion Trades and Apprenticeships Training Package, Warwick Quinn, BCITO Chief Executive congratulated the Government.

Students continue learning

6 April 2020

We have been proactive in making sure that high school students can continue to complete Building, Construction, and Allied Trades Skills (BCATS) activities and worksheets electronically by distance under the current unprecedented circumstances.

COVID-19 response from BCITO

17 March 2020

The health and wellbeing of our industry’s employers, apprentices, and our people are of paramount importance to us.

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