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.

Stay up-to-date

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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. .

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.

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.

Building Pasifika: The importance of qualifications

25 March 2024

BCITO’s ‘Building Pasifika’ campaign is designed to support Pasifika learners to gain a formal qualification, and many are already reaping the rewards of further education.

Inspiring inclusion for women in the construction sector -International Women’s Day 2024

7 March 2024

Caitlin Simpson is dispelling the old-school narratives and making the industry her own. She reflects on what inclusion means to her noting "inclusion is being treated just like any other worker. Inclusion is the future.”

Leading the way: How BCITO’s Construction Management qualification helped superstar Jasmin Lawrence level up

7 March 2024

Jasmin Lawrence took on the Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Main Contract Supervision) Level 5 qualification to upskill herself. She's now a sought-after mentor in the trades and has project-managed the first ever female-led build in NZ.

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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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