A career in the trade industries is a great choice! Combined, MITO’s industries employ over 155,000 New Zealanders or 7% of the workforce. There are significant employment opportunities for young people who are keen to build a rewarding career. Through an apprenticeship or on-the-job training programme, you’ll gain qualifications and practical skills and experience in the workplace, earn while you learn, and have no student loan to repay.

MITO offers career pathways for secondary school students right through to management qualifications within the industries we serve. With a MITO training programme or apprenticeship, you’ll have everything you need to learn new skills, and gain a formal qualification.



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FIND YOUR FIT - WHICH INDUSTRY IS FOR YOU?

If you’re passionate about a trade career we can help!

MITO offers a range of training programmes and learning experiences across all our industries. Explore the many opportunities available to you and find your fit.

Automotive

Automotive

Steer your career in the right direction

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.

Accelerate your career in this exciting industry that employs over 50,000 New Zealanders.

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Transport & Logistics

Transport & Logistics

Get your career moving forward

With over 70,000 New Zealanders working within these industries, there are plenty of opportunities for you to find a rewarding career. Put yourself in the driver’s seat with such jobs as Heavy Vehicle Driver, Log Transport Operator and Bus Driver, or get your career moving as an International Freight Forwarder or Removalist.

With over 70,000 New Zealanders working within these industries, there are plenty of opportunities for you to find a rewarding career.

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Drilling, Mining & Quarrying

Drilling, Mining & Quarrying

Unearth a career in one of these rewarding industries

If you're interested in working as a Driller, Miner, Quarry Worker or Manager, then look no further. These training programmes will give you the skills and knowledge to uncover a great career in these industries that employ over 6,000 New Zealanders.

If you're interested in working as a Driller, Miner, Quarry Worker or Manager, then uncover a great career in these industries that employ over 6,000 New Zealanders.

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Gas

Gas

Interested in a career in the Gas industry?

MITO's Gas qualifications are designed to provide people working in these industries with the skills they need to deal with the critical health, safety, environmental and business demands of their operations. Common job roles include Gas Operator, Policy and Planning Manager and more.

MITO's Gas qualifications are designed to provide people working in these industries with the skills they need to deal with the critical health, safety, environmental and business demands of their operations.

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Industrial Textile Fabrication

Industrial Textile Fabrication

Sign-up for a creative career

Industrial textiles are everywhere! From tents and vehicle upholstery to trampolines and inflatable boats, this industry combines practical skills with plenty of challenges and exciting long-term career opportunities. Discover the world of industrial textile fabrication and start shaping your future today.

Discover the world of industrial textile fabrication and start shaping your future today.

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Resource Operations

Resource Operations

Looking for a career in the Resource Recovery industry?

MITO’s Resource Recovery qualification has you covered. Designed by industry, for industry, this industry employs nearly 8,000 New Zealanders with job opportunities including Compost Facility Operator and Waste Disposal Operator among others.

MITO’s Resource Recovery qualification has you covered. Designed by industry, for industry, this industry employs nearly 8,000 New Zealanders with job opportunities including Compost Facility Operator and Waste Disposal Operator among others.

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Business Skills and Other

Business Skills and Other

Take your career to the next level

Take the next step up the ladder to a management position, increase your skills and knowledge to operate a safe working environment or implement process improvements in your work with these professional development opportunities.

Take the next step up the ladder to a management position, increase your skills and knowledge to operate a safe working environment or implement process improvements in your work with these professional development opportunities.

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