Start your apprenticeship

New Zealand is in need of a skilled workforce. Get qualified while you learn and earn.

Keen to start your apprenticeship?

We have apprenticeships available now. Check out the latest vacancies and apply for roles here.

Choose your career path

Great careers bring together many things: your passion, your skills and opportunities to do something useful, gain experience and learn new things. To get started, choose your career path:

Some tips for choosing a new 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?