FAQ - Apprenticeships

etco* prefers to train its apprentices right from page one. We would prefer to train you from beginning to end, to ensure we give you the best possible training.

We need you to exceed our minimum requirements of 8 credits in each of L2 English, Maths and an industry-related Science and we will proceed with your application from there.

etco* does not specifically cater for “adult” apprentices. All our apprentices, regardless of age or experience start on the same training rate.

This is why our apprenticeship training scheme best suits recent school leavers.

This depends on the workloads or the projects of the host company you are placed with.  Overtime rates will be discussed with you at the time of the placement.

On the anniversary of your starting date, providing you are progressing satisfactorily through the apprenticeship.

Your dedicated local manager (etco* Coordinator) will manage your apprenticeship from start to completion, including finding suitable employment for you locally and regionally.

Yes.  This ensures conformity and the quality of the tools you will be using.

Yes, the New Zealand registered qualification is recognised most places around the world.

etco* will replace these on a fair wear and tear basis.

Yes.  We train everyone to the same standard as part of the Induction training.

Your etco* Coordinator nominates the very best apprentices for these exciting events, where you can compete against the best in this field.