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Welcome to the Industry Training Federation

The Industry Training Federation (ITF) is the collective voice for the Industry Training and Apprenticeships sector in New Zealand.

Our members are New Zealand's eleven Industry Training Organisation's (ITOs). Every year, ITOs help around 138,000 trainees gain qualifications through on the job workplace learning, alongside businesses and organisations of all shapes and sizes.

The Industry Training Federation is an incorporated society, governed by a council of ITO Chairs and Chief Executives, and managed by a Wellington-based secretariat.

Get involved in Got a Trade? Got it Made! Week


Register for the NZ Vocational Education and Training Research Forum 

NZ's only dedicated Vocational Education gathering in 2015.

Keynotes include the Chief Executive of the UK Commission for Education and Skills (UKCES), Michael Davis, and the Head of Section for Youth, Literacy, and Skills Development at UNESCO, Borhene Chakroun.

Earlybird is open now.



What's New

HITO Central Sales and Liaison Manager

4 August 2015

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Sales/Business Development Manager to join the HITO team. The position is based in Wellington and covers the Kapiti Coast, the Wairarapa up to Masterton and Gisborne.

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to Erica Cumming by email to amy@hito.org.nz

August 24, 2015
The Industry Training Federation is proud and delighted to welcome the inaugural “Got a Trade” Week – part of a campaign to promote and celebrate vocational education, trades and services training and…



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  • August 28, 2015
    The Got a Trade team getting their awards. Well done #gotatrade http://t.co/WLo7ZvoNes via @itfnz
  • August 28, 2015
    At the Got a Trade, Got it Made closing event. How great is this set up?! Congrats on such a great week! http://t.co/T7q00Yzkmd via @itfnz