News & Features
24 January 2020
Primary ITO is announcing some exciting changes in 2020 with the splitting our New Zealand Certificates in Agriculture (both Levels 3 and 4) into “modules”.
19 December 2019
21 October 2019
The announcement of up to 4000 more trades training places in schools will help meet demand from students to learn about farming and horticulture, Primary...
10 October 2019
Primary ITO is responding to the urgent need for skilled workers in agriculture and horticulture by launching a scholarship programme for apprentice fees.
16 August 2019
Primary ITO is welcoming the announcement that the primary sector will get the first of the Government’s new Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs).
12 August 2019
Experienced education leader Nigel Philpott is joining Primary ITO as chief executive, ready to lead the organisation through the period of change in vocational education.
1 July 2019
New “micro-credentials” in wool harvesting will help solve a critical need to train shearers and wool handlers, Primary ITO chief executive Linda Sissons said today.
24 June 2019
Industry-led, government-enabled, learner-focused This supplementary submission on the Reform of Vocational Education follows Primary ITO's submission to the Minister of Education on 5 April 2019.
17 June 2019
Primary ITO has received the Minister of Education’s seal of approval to continue its work as an industry training organisation.
20 May 2019
Primary ITO is positioned well for any future reforms of vocational education, Board Chair Mark Darrow and Chief Executive Linda Sissons said today, releasing the...