BCITO

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.

Find an apprentice

Invest in the future of your business

Hiring apprentices and training your staff 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.

Learn how to hire an apprentice

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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Latest news

A call for more Pasifika tradies

1 March 2024

BCITO has identified the pressing need for greater representation of Pasifika peoples within the construction workforce. So enters our new "Building Pasifika" campaign that has been introduced to cater to the needs of Pasifika learners current and future.

Women making history in construction

15 February 2024

As the number of women taking on apprenticeships are increasing so are the accolades being won in some of the industry's most prestigious competitions. We take a look at two of our trailblazing BCITO apprentices, Kiri Cooper and Jess Nielsen.

From Lego to learning legend: Ben Sellwood shows why building is for everyone

1 February 2024

Now a qualified carpenter, Ben is taking on a new challenge. He is currently in the process of completing his Level 5 Supervisor Qualification all the while helping others navigate the online programme and running through the books with them.

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

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