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in the mediaNew NZMA Trades Campus to address skills shortage
NZMA Press Release, 10 April 2018 – Today, the Minister for Building and Construction and Associate Education Minister, The Hon. Jenny Salesa, MP opened...
in the mediaTrades trainees build and donate bikes to South Auckland students
READ FULL ARTICLE HERE. Students from a few schools in Māngere now have bikes they can call their own. Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT)...
in the mediaNew Māori and Pasifika in the trades
The Māori Pasifika Trades Training programme has awarded 200 new scholarships to its first group of trainees for 2018. https://youtu.be/1hcD6oJAw58
work readyHow to turn your employment trial into a career
Once you’re offered a job, there’s often one more challenge before you’re a permanent staff member – the trial period. Trials can seem scary, but...
success storyEngineering his future
Sometimes the path to a trades career isn’t a straight line. After trying his hand at automotive, switching to welding and spending months looking for...
newsletterHow Jason got an apprenticeship at Mercedes-Benz – supporters newsletter February 2018
READ FULL NEWSLETTER HERE. At MPTT, apprenticeships are one of our most important markers of a trainee’s success. It means they’re not only...
success storyMechanic’s break of a lifetime
Think you can’t land a great job straight out of your studies? Find out how Jason Pou’s positive attitude, work experience and enthusiasm helped him...
Life ReadyMoney tips to get you cashed up
What you do with your money makes a big difference to your future. Good money management skills can help you put a house deposit together, save you from...