Are you New Zealand Māori or Pasifika, 16-40 years old and want a trade qualification?
The Auckland Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) Scholarship programme is an initiative to encourage young Māori and Pasifika people to gain trade qualifications, New Zealand apprenticeships and employment.
This Scholarship entitles you to free* tuition fees for the 2020 academic year, 'Navigator' support to help guide and support you into a job in the trades, and a work readiness programme that will successfully prepare you into long term employment.
MPTT programmes for 2020
The below programmes are eligible for MPTT in 2020.
Baking and patisserie
Carpentry, scaffolding, brick and block laying
Hospitality (barista, café, and restaurant)
Mechanical engineering trades
Plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying
Refrigeration and air conditioning
How do I apply?
Your application can be submitted online.
You will need to scan and upload a signed support person statement to support your application.
Additional Documentation required: Your current CV along with any current licenses you may have i.e. site safe, first aid.
Who do I contact for more information?
Please contact the MIT Māori & Pasifika Trades Training Relationship Manager.
Mobile: 022 068 9290
*Free study for up to one year for Levels 3 and 4 may be available under Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT), a government-led training initiative to encourage young Māori and Pasifika people to gain trade qualifications. [All free study is subject to funding confirmation]. Proof of residency status required. Entry criteria, and some costs, may also apply. Eligibility for student allowances or student loans may vary. Contact Studylink for more information.