MasterLink connects top-quality apprentices with successful NZ plumbing, gasfitting, drainlaying and roofing businesses.


Looking to become an apprentice? Looking to take on an apprentice? You’ve come to the right place!

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Best of luck to MasterLink apprentices Kaleb Reeve and Isaac Wairau, who are taking part in the World Skills NZ Nationals 29 September-2 October!

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Why MasterLink


  • 1. You earn while you learn

    We'll pay you while you learn—even while you're on block course.

  • 2. We pay your training fees.

    We cover all your block course and training fees, worth over $10,000

  • 3. We place you in a plumbing firm.

    We match you with a local business for your on-job work experience and set you up with a MasterLink mentor

  • 4. We give you the tools for the job.

    We set you up with a starter tool kit worth $1,400, plus an annual allowance for overalls and boots

  • 5. Financial assistance is available.

    New MasterLink apprentices can apply for a special interest-free loan package from BNZ, our principal sponsor


  • 1. We employ the best.

    We test and screen all candidates before recruiting them to MasterLink.

  • 2. We make it hassle-free.

    We sort all your apprentice's ACC, HR, payroll and block course arrangements

  • 3. We support you and your apprentice.

    Our Regional Managers hold regular appraisals to keep your apprentice on track with their studies

  • 4. We take health & safety seriously.

    Health and safety is at the core of our apprentice management practices

  • 5. Your apprentice is work-ready.

    We provide tools and PPE on start up, so your apprentice is fully equipped from day one