Resources for apprentices

There's plenty of tools here to help you get ahead and have a successful future in construction. 

How assessment works

So you're all signed into your apprenticeship and wondering what happens next?

Best tips for new apprentices

Here's the top five things you need to remember if you're a new apprentice.

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Industry Licence requirements

Find out about the LBP Scheme and why it's important.

Replacement Certificates

Whether your well organised or not, sometimes things are just missing in action. Find out how to get a replacement.

Resources for employers

Let's grow the skilled labour force we need to build New Zealand together and build your business at the same time.

Literacy support

These resources will help you support literacy and numeracy in your workplace.

Building futures - workforce trends

Find out about workforce trends impacting your industry and get prepared for the future.

Women in construction

There are few women in trades roles in construction, and we're encouraging change.

Get a Gateway student

Help inspire the next generation of tradies and maybe find your next apprentice at the same time.

Get the BCITO brand

Share our brand and show the public your business contributes to training qualified professionals.

Employer profiles

See what other employers have to say about industry training and BCITO.

Tradie's Guides

We've created four publications designed to help you get familiar with legislation and consumer protection.


What's happening at BCITO. See all news articles.

Tickety-boo encourages diversity

16 September 2021

In honour of Women's Suffrage Day on 19 September, we are gifting copies of the children’s book Tickety-boo to primary school libraries across Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Four General Managers appointed to Waihanga Ara Rau Workforce Development Council

9 September 2021

Following last week’s appointment of their new Chief Executive, Philip Aldridge, Waihanga Ara Rau Workforce Development Council (WDC) has confirmed the appointment of four General Managers.

First Workforce Development Council Chief Executive appointed

2 September 2021

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council today announced the appointment of Philip Aldridge as Chief Executive.

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Get our help

We've got plenty of other tools to help apprentices and business owners get ahead.  If you have a problem to solve, we might have the answer.

Contact us now 

Phone us on 0800 4 BCITO 
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