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.

Dyslexia support

Here's some resources to support you and your learners with dyslexia to succeed in the workplace.

EAP Support

Free support for our apprentices to help navigate issues at work or home and improve general health and wellbeing.

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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.

Mental wellbeing support

A list of support services available, compiled by for mental wellbeing in your workplace.

Download the list of supports now.

Literacy support

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

EAP Support

Free support for our employers to help navigate issues at work or home and improve general health and wellbeing.

Employer support tools

Our support tools include interactive learning modules, podcasts, and videos. You can look at these at your own pace in your own time.

Building Capability Grant

Employers can apply for this grant to access to study programmes that will help develop and grow your business. .

Get a Gateway student

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

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.

In the Lounge, on the Tools: A BCITO Learning Initiative to Build Skills

17 June 2024

James Turner heard about BCITO’s Apprentice Lounge for Timber Joinery apprentices through his BCITO Training Advisor Damien. Keen to meet more new tradies like himself, he signed up straight away.

Swapping a Pension for a New Passion in Carpentry

10 June 2024

At the age of 66, the only new career most of us are considering is that of professional retiree. Not Marcus Brown, who recently embarked on an BCITO apprenticeship. Marcus graduated on 4 April 2024 with a New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry...

Whangārei Rising Star Jayden Hudson-Owen Takes Out Regional Certified Builders Apprentice Challenge

4 June 2024

Even at school, Jayden Hudson-Owen had big plans. A Gateway programme got him a job offer with a local builder straight away, and he’s continued to turn heads ever since. After winning the Whangārei Certified Builders Apprentice Challenge in April, the BC

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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.

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Phone us on 0800 4 BCITO 
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