Sami Baker clearly remembers driving past a crew of arborists in Christchurch years ago who were dangling from trees holding chainsaws and thinking ‘that would be a dream job’.
As a 12 year-old, Aaron Finlay took his first small steps towards a career in orcharding without even realising.
When you’ve had trouble with the Police and your school or family life seems to be falling apart, it can be hard to stay focused and on track.
Although Rikki’s parents and teachers were keen for him to go to University, Rikki began labouring at aged 16. “I knew I needed a trade. Something I could be proud of.”
"Tourism has stolen my attention."
As a woman in the traditionally male-dominated field, Vittoria Colonna (a.k.a. Tori) has had to work extra hard to prove herself.
Winnie Rawiri-King takes the expression “work hard, play hard” to a whole new level!
"Earning money while you learn a job really helps to take some of the stress away and lets you enjoy yourself in your weekends.
Got A Trade? Got It Made! is a joint initiative of the following industry training organisations (ITOs).
BCITO is the largest provider of construction trade apprenticeships in New Zealand.
Careerforce is the industry training organisation for New Zealand’s health and wellbeing sectors.
Competenz has career opportunities and apprenticeships across 36 industries, from engineering to print and signmaking, to butchery and bakery!
Connexis is the industry training organisation for New Zealand’s infrastructure industries.
At HITO we believe that young people are the future of the barbering, beauty and hairdressing industry.
MITO provides on-the-job training for an array of jobs in the manufacturing and technology industry.
Primary ITO offers apprenticeships, qualifications and short courses to over thirty of New Zealand’s primary industries.
ServiceIQ is the industry training organisation for the aviation, hospitality, retail, travel, tourism & museums sectors.
Skills offer training in specialist trades like plumbing, electrical, roofing, crane operation and more.
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