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 2023 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 2023
The below programmes are currently undergoing final approval for funding in 2023 however, you’re more than welcome to apply now but approval of your MPTT Scholarship application for 2023 will be confirmed via email prior to the start of your course.
Carpentry and masonry trades
Horticulture and landscaping
Hospitality (barista, café, and restaurant)
Mechanical engineering trades
Plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying
Refrigeration and air conditioning
Contact the MIT MPTT team
For more information please contact the MIT Māori and Pasifika Trades Training relationship manager.
Mobile: 022 068 9290
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*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.