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

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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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

Ready to start your apprenticeship?

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

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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 supervision or management.

See how good tradie life is

Latest news

5,600 new apprentices enter building trades

14 October 2020

The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) has set a new record, signing on over 5,600 new apprentices since July 2020.

Get involved in shaping workforce capability

30 September 2020

As part of the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE), a Construction and Infrastructure Centre of Vocational Excellence (ConCOVE) has been formally established.

Wellington Rugby announces partnership with BCITO

23 September 2020

Wellington Rugby is proud to announce a partnership with BCITO New Zealand for the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup season.

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