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We are the largest provider of building and construction apprenticeships in New Zealand. We are appointed by Government to arrange apprenticeships.  Trades we deliver apprenticeships and qualifications for include:


Most builders get qualified through BCITO.  Right now there are over 8,000 apprentices in training with BCITO.


Job opportunities are extremely good.  New Zealand has a strong residential building sector - the value of consents issued in 2013 was 28% up on the previous year and also a stable commercial (non-residential) building sector - year on year consents increased 7%.


The building and construction industry continues to strengthen in 2014. Much of this work is in Auckland and Christchurch.  However, work is also picking up in other regions, such as Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Wellington, and Nelson.


With BCITO you can get a career – direct from school:

  • No student loan required.
  • Train one-on-one with a professional.
  • Earn while you learn.


We’re building professionals for the future – today!


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