The automotive industry employs almost 60,000 New Zealanders in common job roles such as Automotive Technician (Mechanic), Collision Repair Technician and Refinisher (Panelbeater), Vehicle Salesperson and more. Discover our exciting training programmes that will accelerate your career.

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Vehicle Inspection

Vehicle Inspection

Find out how to become a CoF-A or CoF-B inspector and get qualified with a MITO Certificate in Vehicle Inspection.

Vehicle Sales

Vehicle Sales

MITO’s Sales training programme leads to a nationally recognised qualification for people in sales positions. It provides a career pathway for people new to, or already experienced in, sales at an automotive or related workplace.

ATech®

ATech®

ATech® is the automotive industry’s elite research-based training programme that gives you the opportunity to extend your skills beyond current technology and repair techniques and master effective supervision procedures.

StartUp®

StartUp®

StartUp® is a MITO programme designed for secondary school students. It offers you a fantastic opportunity to get work experience in the motor industry, learn some essential skills to boost your chances of finding work, and achieve a National Certificate in Motor Industry (Foundation Skills) Level 1.