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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 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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Life in the construction industry

Tradie life is all about working hard with your mates and creating things you can be proud of.

There'll be early starts and some mucking in. Put in the hard yards and you'll earn good money as a qualified professional. You'll also get the opportunity to progress your career.

See how good tradie life is

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.

Learn how to hire an apprentice

Latest news

Finalists transforming New Zealand's construction industry

17 May 2022

It is another record year of 190 entries, resulting in 53 finalists for the annual NAWIC Excellence Awards, sponsored by Naylor Love.

Silver Trowel Award 2022

12 May 2022

Registration is open for the Silver Trowel Award 2022 - Firth Brick & Block Laying Apprentice of the Year.

Install insulation micro-credential

10 May 2022

A Waikato-based PinkFit® Insulation Installer has become the first New Zealander to achieve BCITO’s Install Insulation micro-credential.

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