Electricity Supply Industry Training Organisation

Getting into the Industry

There are many different ways to get a ‘foot in the door’ into the infrastructure industry.

Check out the options below to see which one is right for you:

Direct from school
NZ Apprenticeships
Gateway
Girls with Hi-Vis®
Pre employment and university study

You can also talk directly to local companies about jobs. They are often on the look out for keen new employees, and will be able to advise you on training options.

Many employers in the civil sector require you to have a drivers license. A basic license (Class 1) allows you to up-skill to other grades of licenses such as Heavy Transport and Wheels, Tracks and Rollers once you are working.

The most important thing is to have a positive attitude and to be prepared to give it a go