Apprenticeships and on-job training programmes

Interested in becoming qualified?

MITO offers a range of on-job training programmes and learning experiences for those working full-time in the industries we support. Even if you aspire to work in one of the industries that we support, we can help too.

With our help and your drive and initiative, you can really get your career going places.

Explore what's available by clicking on the industry to the left. If you would like our help to find employment in an industry that we support then stop by the MITO Job Hub.

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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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

Business Skills

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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Workshop Assistant

Malcolm Lovett Automotive are looking for a workshop assistant which could lead to an apprenticeship to join their team. 

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Parts Apprentice

J. Young Motors Ltd are seeking a parts apprentice to join their busy workshop in Napier. 

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Service Advisor

AB Equipment are looking for a Service Advisor to join their Wellington team.

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Latest News

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FUNDING SUPPORT FOR TRAINING IN 2023

08 December 2022

Please note that the Government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund, that provides free training fees for all MITO apprenticeship and selected traineeship programmes, comes to an end on 31 December… Read More

SpeedMeet – connecting school-leavers and employers

25 October 2022

SpeedMeet has successfully concluded for another year. This unique annual event connects secondary school students with employers looking for new talent. Read More

MITO apprentices get a taste of rally life

14 October 2022

Through MITO’s partnership with Paddon Rallysport Group, four MITO apprentices were given the opportunity to join MITO Ambassador, Hayden Paddon’s crew at two events in 2022; Ashley Forest Rallysprint and… Read More

SUCCESS STORY:

Working in an automotive workshop wasn’t always on Monique Dyball’s list of jobs, however after nearly three years working at Maidstone Panelbeaters in the office, she is loving every day.

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SUCCESS STORY:

Hone began in the industry and at Haddocks Spray Painters and Panel Beaters in 2019. The main reason Craig hired him was due to his manner, “When Hone came by asking about the job, we were advertising for, I could tell that he would be hired right away."

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SUCCESS STORY:

Skye Sigley grew up around cars as her dad and grandad both worked as panel beaters. Combining this with her love and passion for art it seems only natural that she is now completing MITO’s New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Refinishing (Level 4).

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