GOT A TRADE WEEK 2017|21 - 27 AUGUST 2017 View event calendar

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Watch and read about our Got a Trade Heroes to find out more about the range of opportunities in trades and services.

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Our eight Got a Trade 2016 Heroes all started somewhere. Start by finding out what careers interest you, before finding the job that will set you on the earning and learning pathway.

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News, Events & stories

Industry Awards

Hair and beauty celebrate success at the 2016 Industry Awards

23 November 2016

Auckland Got a Trade SpeedMeet - Employer Registration

26 October 2016 - Auckland
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“The people who are in this industry make it all worth it."

Tamara, Chef
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I love helping people and providing customers with the best service.

Rebecca, Sales and Service Associate
Nicole - Aircraft Engineer Training NZ

There are so many opportunities in this business.

Nicole, Aircraft Engineer
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Inspiring teachers inspires students

18 November 2016

Auckland Got a Trade SpeedMeet - Jobseeker and School Registration

26 October 2016 - Auckland
Rebekah - NZ Baking Apprentice

It's hands-on. And, that's what I really like about it.

Rebekah, Bakery
Mike - NZ Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship

You can go anywhere in the world with this qualification.

Mike, Maintenance Engineering
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This work we do is so important. We support people to live independent lives in ...

Crystal, Community Support Worker

SpeedMeet secures employment speed-dating style

18 November 2016
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A career in the fire industry?

09 November 2016 - Auckland
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Getting a trade gives you options, income and sets you up for life.

Anthony, Drainlaying
Ferdinand - Piling And Foundation Apprenticeship in NZ

Once I'm qualified, I can travel all around the world.

Ferdinand, Piling and Foundation Trainee
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It’s a really good learning experience and I don’t have a student loan, which I’...

Haylee, Housekeeping

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