Welcome to your future. Just take your pick!

It’s not a secret – New Zealand needs new buildings, and lots of them. Electricians, plumbers, roofers, scaffolders, and hardworking tradies in many other industries all have a part to play in keeping our construction scene humming.

Skills is the training organisation representing more than 20 industries in New Zealand. If you’re a hands-on type willing to work hard and create an amazing future for yourself, you just might find your perfect career among these pages.

Explore the different trades below to learn about the jobs you can do and the skills and knowledge you can gain in your apprenticeship or training. You can also find out about the career outlook, how much money you could be making, and helpful tips on taking those first steps into the workforce.

Turn that lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of into a reality. We look forward to helping you get started on a career in the trades.