We'll help you to grow the skills of your staff, with our on-job training programmes, support and resources.
The Government is committed to investing in on the job training to support our skills pipeline in New Zealand. Below are the fundi...
Our Academic Integrity Team monitors the quality of assessment across the primary industry sectors we serve.
Find the right programme for you or your staff.
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Looking for staff, or searching for your next opportunity? Check out the new Primary ITO Jobs Board
There are a few good reasons to train your team. Check out what some of our employers had to tell us about the value of training.
If you’re interested in enrolling with us, this page tells you about eligibility, how to enrol, what support you can get, and more...
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Find out what each different sector could offer you and about job opportunities.
Check out what a few of our learners had to tell us about the value of training.
We help students to take their first steps towards an exciting career in the primary industry, and support schools too.
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Primary ITO aims to help New Zealand’s primary sector flourish by growing people’s skills. We lead work-based education and traini...
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Primary ITO has joined Te Pūkenga, New Zealand’s largest tertiary education provider.
Supporting professional development in the dairy manufacturing and meat processing industries.
Training, mentoring, and supporting learners, and connecting people.
If you can give a little bit of time to inspire, help, and motivate learners to be successful in your community, we need your help!
Our volunteer mentors are a special group of ‘aunties’, ‘uncles’, retired specialists, technical experts, graduates, employers, and whānau. They care about helping others with their knowledge, skills, and insights of how to get ahead.
“It’s got a lot to do with growth. It’s empowering our own people. Giving them what they haven’t been given.” Ahurangi Ranginui (21yrs) 2021
We can train you to be a mentor, help you connect with learners, and will reimburse you for any travel costs.
If you would like to learn more about this rewarding role, check out our news story about Wendy Main, one of our mentors and get in touch with us.
Read our news story about mentor Wendy Main.
Contact us about becoming a mentor.
A key element of a learner’s success is a mentor – someone who can teach them how to succeed by looking after the people.
As a mentor, you’ll help people get qualifications in growing kai/food and providing services connected to the land or sea. You’ll grow future leaders, farmers, growers, and businesspeople to build on a legacy of our ancestors/tūpuna.
If you or someone you know would like to be part of a Māori mentoring programme to help Māori learners succeed in your area, haere mai rā.
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Phone: 027 541 4971