All apprenticeships are free until 31 December 2022

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Keen to start an apprenticeship?

We have apprenticeships available now. An apprenticeship means you work and get paid while learning on-the-job to get qualified as a tradie. Check out the latest vacancies and apply for an apprenticeship here.

Not sure what industry you are interested in? We can help

Great careers start with your passion, your skills and opportunities to learn new things. Find out more about what our industries offer you. 

Some tips for choosing your career:

  • 1

    Find your passion

    We all have things we enjoy doing: making things, working outdoors, being creative... think about what excites you.

  • 2

    Identify what you're good at

    Everyone has skills. Look at what you've already achieved in life – big and small. Then identify the skills that got you there.

  • 3

    Do your research

    Call us on 0800 526 1800 and ask to talk to our Careers team. Or talk to a schools careers advisor and people doing the jobs you're interested in. Check out the Careers NZ website.

  • 4

    Volunteer for work experience

    It's a great way to check out a career, gain some skills and build your networks. And if you shine, you may even get a job offer.

  • 5

    Make a plan

    Bring it all together in a plan: what do you need to do to make your chosen career happen?