Coachbuilder Trainee Apprentice


Kiwi Bus Builders


Accountable for:

  • Completion of production tasks on time using correct JSA
  • Time keeping
  • Filling out daily task sheets
  • Comply with MITO training agreement
  • Quality workmanship
  • Health & Safety participation (manual supplied at induction)
  • Comply to company Code of Conduct (supplied at induction)
  • Good housekeeping
  • Adhere to company policies and contract
  • Keep tools updated and in good condition
  • Respect and look after company property and vehicles
  • Identify potential hazards to foreman
  • Any other instructions given by department forman.

KBB guidelines:

  • Guidelines around Kiwi Bus Builders participation helping young trainees to successfully complete their NZ Certificate in Coachbuilding (Level 3)
  • Time to complete 18-19 months
  • On successfully completing Level 3 you will be offered the option of going on and completing Level 4 (this will be launched December 2021).

Overview in brief:

Kiwi Bus Builders consists of 6 main departments that each are run by their respective Foreman and 2IC’s. Kiwi Bus requires 6 new full time trainees, each trainee will be assigned to one particular department and will rotate every 3 months at a given time for 18 months or until the trainees have completed their training agreement.

The 6 departments consist of:

  1. Sub Assembly Department
  2. Framing Department
  3. Panel Work Department
  4. Finish Department
  5. Paint Shop Department
  6. Repair & Refurbish Department.

A breakdown of each department is available at the interview.


You will need to demonstrate exceptional attitude and enthusiasm that you want to become an experienced tradesperson. KBB will supply the opportunity.

All applicants need to register their interest and forward CV’s to the email below by Friday 19th March 2021.

This job listing will expire on 19 March 2021 at 23:59

Contact Information:

Rob Garrity
07 571 0100