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ATNZ is New Zealand’s largest employer of engineering and mechanical trades apprentices and we’re looking for people like you. You don’t need any prior experience and applications are open to all New Zealand residents.

Check out the job board below for what’s available in your area or fill out the general application form to start your career with ATNZ.

We offer apprenticeships in:

  • Engineering
  • Automotive
  • Plastics
  • Print
  • Packaging.

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Apprenticeship Guide

General engineering apprenticeship

Morrinsville, Waikato

Training as a general engineer will give you a broad variety of engineering skills and knowledge. General engineers learn about fitting, machining, welding, maintenance, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics and fabrication. If you're a keen, hands-on learner looking for an entry level career opportunity please click apply now to start your application.

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Fitting and machining apprenticeship

Kawerau, Bay of Plenty

ATNZ are looking for a mechanically minded individual who is interested in starting an engineering apprenticeship in fitting and machining based in Kawerau. Fitting and machining engineers make and assemble components for plants and equipment. The components are made and fitted to exact specifications using modern engineering processes and machinery.

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Maintenance engineering apprenticeship

Hamilton

Maintenance engineers maintain machinery to ensure its reliability on a production line, typically in a manufacturing environment. Maintenance engineers use a planned approach to maintenance, involving computerised maintenance systems and condition monitoring. This type of work requires a broad range of engineering skills and knowledge.

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General engineering apprenticeship

Penrose, Auckland

Training as a general engineer will give you a broad variety of engineering skills and knowledge. General engineers learn about fitting, machining, welding, maintenance, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics and fabrication. If you're a keen, hands-on learner looking for an entry level career opportunity please click apply now to start your application.

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General engineering apprenticeship

Glenbrook, Franklin

Training as a general engineer will give you a broad variety of engineering skills and knowledge. General engineers learn about fitting, machining, welding, maintenance, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics and fabrication. The successful applicant will be employed by the ATNZ Trust and assigned to a locally respected company.

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Maintenance engineering apprenticeship

Hastings

Maintenance engineers maintain machinery to ensure its reliability on a production line, typically in a manufacturing environment. Maintenance engineers use a planned approach to maintenance, involving computerised maintenance systems and condition monitoring. This type of work requires a broad range of engineering skills and knowledge.

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Locksmithing apprenticeship

Mt Roskill, Auckland

Locksmiths offer a vital service providing security for homes, businesses and assets. They are called on to secure premises and provide security advice as well as open jammed or broken locks, make replacement keys, unlock vehicles, buildings or safes. They will also help law enforcement agencies with evictions, repossessions, search warrants and forensic investigations.

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Steel construction apprenticeship

Palmerston North

ATNZ is seeking applicants with a genuine interest in engineering and are keen to start working while they gain their qualification in steel construction based in Hutt Valley. Structural steel construction workers assemble rigging gear to move and position equipment and structural components, erect scaffolding, position and secure steel reinforcing in concrete forms, and erect and dismantle structural steel frames.

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Machining apprenticeship

Hastings

Machinists are able to manufacture precision componentry from engineering materials using a wide range of machining and hand processes. They use tools like lathes, milling machines, and machining centres. The successful applicant will be employed by the ATNZ Trust and assigned to a local company where they will get valuable on-the-job training while studying to become a qualified machining engineer.

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Locksmithing apprenticeship

Newmarket, Auckland

Locksmiths offer a vital service providing security for homes, businesses and assets. They are called on to secure premises and provide security advice as well as open jammed or broken locks, make replacement keys, unlock vehicles, buildings or safes. They will also help law enforcement agencies with evictions, repossessions, search warrants and forensic investigations.

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Locksmithing apprenticeship

Otahuhu, Auckland

Locksmiths offer a vital service providing security for homes, businesses and assets. They are called on to secure premises and provide security advice as well as open jammed or broken locks, make replacement keys, unlock vehicles, buildings or safes. They will also help law enforcement agencies with evictions, repossessions, search warrants and forensic investigations.

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Locksmithing apprenticeship

North Shore, Auckland

Locksmiths offer a vital service providing security for homes, businesses and assets. They are called on to secure premises and provide security advice as well as open jammed or broken locks, make replacement keys, unlock vehicles, buildings or safes. They will also help law enforcement agencies with evictions, repossessions, search warrants and forensic investigations.

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General engineering apprenticeship

Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Training as a general engineer will give you a broad variety of engineering skills and knowledge. General engineers learn about fitting, machining, welding, maintenance, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics and fabrication. If you're a keen, hands-on learner looking for an entry level career opportunity please click apply now to start your application.

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General engineering apprenticeship

Lower Hutt, Wellington

Training as a general engineer will give you a broad variety of engineering skills and knowledge. General engineers learn about fitting, machining, welding, maintenance, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics and fabrication. If you're a keen, hands-on learner looking for an entry level career opportunity please click apply now to start your application.

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General engineering apprenticeship

Manukau, Auckland

Training as a general engineer will give you a broad variety of engineering skills and knowledge. General engineers learn about fitting, machining, welding, maintenance, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics and fabrication. If you're a keen, hands-on learner looking for an entry level career opportunity please click apply now to start your application.

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General engineering apprenticeship

Blenheim, Marlborough

Training as a general engineer will give you a broad variety of engineering skills and knowledge. General engineers learn about fitting, machining, welding, maintenance, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics and fabrication. If you're a keen, hands-on learner looking for an entry level career opportunity please click apply now to start your application.

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Light automotive apprenticeship

Henderson, Auckland

Light automotive engineers are able to diagnose and repair mechanical and electronics faults in a wide range of vehicles such as motorbikes, cars and trailers. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to build a great career from the ground up. If you're a keen, hands-on learner looking for an awesome career opportunity, then click apply now to start your application.

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Panelbeater/spraypainter apprenticeship

Auckland

Automotive refinishers are able to prepare, restore, and finish painted vehicle surfaces. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to build a great career from the ground up.
If you're a keen, hands-on learner looking for an awesome career opportunity, then click on apply now to start your application.

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Refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship

Silverdale, Auckland

We’re New Zealand’s largest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices and we’re looking for individuals who are interested in starting a refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship based in Motueka. Refrigeration and air conditioning engineers manufacture, install and maintain the components that provide a climate-controlled environment. Your work can change daily - from a shipping container to an apartment block.

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Heating, ventilation and air conditioning apprenti

Mt Wellington, Auckland

Heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) engineers install split system air conditioning units, fabricate and maintain systems in homes, office buildings, hospitals and factories. No two days are the same as the working environment varies day to day. As an apprentice you'll be employed by ATNZ and seconded to a locally respected company where you'll learn on the job while studying to become a qualified HVAC engineer.

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Refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship

Motueka

We’re New Zealand’s largest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices and we’re looking for individuals who are interested in starting a refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship based in Motueka. Refrigeration and air conditioning engineers manufacture, install and maintain the components that provide a climate-controlled environment. Your work can change daily - from a shipping container to an apartment block.

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Refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship

Porirua, Wellington

We’re New Zealand’s largest employer of mechanical engineering apprentices and we’re looking for individuals who are interested in starting a refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship based in Wellington. Refrigeration and air conditioning engineers manufacture, install and maintain the components that provide a climate-controlled environment. Your work can change daily - from a shipping container to an apartment block.

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Print finishing apprenticeship

Eden Terrace, Auckland

ATNZ are looking for mechanically minded individuals wanting to start a print finishing apprenticeship based in Auckland. If you enjoy getting creative, working with technology and producing a useful product, a career in the printing industry could be for you. Print finishers use a range of hand and machine skills to put the finishing touches on a product. Including folding, embossing and gold foiling. This is an exciting opportunity where you will get valuable on-the-job training while studying to become a qualified print finisher.

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Light fabrication apprenticeship

Avondale, Auckland

Fabricators (or sheet metal workers, boiler makers, steel construction workers, and fitter-welders) all need to be trained in a common foundation of engineering and fabrication skills. Light fabricators typically work with sheet metals and lighter gauge plate and pipes to produce a large variety of metal products.

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Light fabrication apprenticeship

Porirua, Wellington

Fabricators (or sheet metal workers, boiler makers, steel construction workers, and fitter-welders) all need to be trained in a common foundation of engineering and fabrication skills. Light fabricators typically work with sheet metals and lighter gauge plate and pipes to produce a large variety of metal products.

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Light fabrication apprenticeship

Otahuhu, Auckland

Fabricators (or sheet metal workers, boiler makers, steel construction workers, and fitter-welders) all need to be trained in a common foundation of engineering and fabrication skills. Light fabricators typically work with sheet metals and lighter gauge plate and pipes to produce a large variety of metal products.

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Light fabrication apprenticeship

Oamaru, Otago

Fabricators (or sheet metal workers, boiler makers, steel construction workers, and fitter-welders) all need to be trained in a common foundation of engineering and fabrication skills. Light fabricators typically work with sheet metals and lighter gauge plate and pipes to produce a large variety of metal products.

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Light fabrication apprenticeship

East Tamaki, Auckland

Fabricators (or sheet metal workers, boiler makers, steel construction workers, and fitter-welders) all need to be trained in a common foundation of engineering and fabrication skills. Light fabricators typically work with sheet metals and lighter gauge plate and pipes to produce a large variety of metal products.

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Heavy fabrication apprenticeship

Hamilton

Fabricators (or sheet metal workers, boiler makers, steel construction workers, and fitter-welders) all need to be trained in a common foundation of engineering and fabrication skills. Heavy fabricators work with gauge plate, sections, and pipes, to produce a wide variety of products including, truck and trailers, earthmoving machinery, manufacturing equipment.

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