Kickstart your trades career and study for free with Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) training.

MPTT is for Māori and Pasifika people aged between 16 – 40 years, enrolled and accepted into an MPTT eligible course. Gain valuable knowledge and skills, pathway onto an apprenticeship, employment or higher level of study.

The below courses are eligible for MPTT:

Course Name Duration Next intake Location
Culinary Arts (Level 4) 1 year Jul 2021 Rotorua, Tauranga
Introduction to Applied Horticulture (Level 3) 1 year Jul 2021 Rotorua, Tauranga
New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Farming Systems) (Level 3) 1 year Jul 2021 Taupō, Tauranga
New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 3) [Beekeeping] 1 year Jul 2021 Rotorua, Tauranga
New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) 1 year Jul 2021 Rotorua, Tauranga
New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Barbering (Level 4) 1 year Jul 2021 Tauranga, Rotorua
New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport (Heavy Vehicle Operator) (Level 3) 1 semester May 2021 Tauranga, Rotorua, Tokoroa
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3), Allied Trades Strand 1 semester Jul 2021 Tauranga, Rotorua, Whakatāne
New Zealand Certificate in Distribution (Level 3) 1 semester Jul 2021 Tokoroa, Wider BOP/Other
New Zealand Certificate in Distribution (Level 3), Cadetship 1 year Jul 2021 Tauranga
New Zealand Certificate in Domestic Maritime Crewing (Level 3) 13 weeks Jul 2021 Tauranga
New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3) 1 year See course page See course page
New Zealand Certificate in Forest Harvesting Operations (Level 3) - Strands in Manual Processing, and Quality Control 20 weeks Jul 2021 Wider BOP/Other, Taupō, Whakatāne
New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) (Level 4) 1 year See course page See course page
New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3) 1 year See course page See course page
New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Level 3), Strand in Fruit Production 1 year Jun 2021 Wider BOP/Other, Tauranga
New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3) 1 year See course page See course page
New Zealand Certificate in Pest Operations (Level 3) 19 weeks Jul 2021 Whakatāne