Earn while you learn….. now we have your attention, are you looking for a career to set you up for life? A career that will give you skills that are recognised internationally and allow you to travel the world?  

Kick start your career as a Heavy Equipment or Commercial Vehicle Technician with the CablePrice Cadet programme. Our apprentice programme, is a bi-annual, nationwide recruitment drive for entry level diesel mechanics with talent and a can-do attitude to join our strong network of 380+ employees. 

Don’t have a pre-trade? Don’t be deterred, if you feel you are motivated, have the right attitude, have a strong interest in the industry and you are a go-getter… apply now. 

At CablePrice, we take training seriously and it all begins with you! We invest a lot of time and knowledge into our future techs to make sure we have the skills and expertise to keep our industry moving.

Many career paths will be open to you with the opportunity to relocate to different areas of the country if that’s what you want.

To be considered as a cadet you must:

  • Have the right attitude –You will have energy, ambition, determination and a willingness to learn 
  • Have a passion for the industry and be mechanically minded 
  • Have good written skills and have an understanding of basic mathematics 
  • Be prepared to study as required to gain MITO credits
  • Have at least a restricted licence for at least six months

Please note that applicants selected for the next stage of the recruitment process will need to be able to attend an assessment and interview day held at the Wellington branch.

If you wish to discuss a career as a Heavy Equipment or Commercial Vehicle technician please contact CablePrice, HR department on  (04) 568 4289.

If you’ve got what it takes, you will have the chance to learn from the best and work with our world renowned brands, Hitachi, Scania, John Deere and Bell. 

CablePrice can offer you a high quality, structured apprenticeship programme with truckloads of support, hands on action, regular opportunities to up skill and a choice of career paths to choose from. 

We have modern facilities, a state-of-the-art training centre and the stability of over 60 successful years in business behind us. 

If you require further information regarding the next cadetship intake at CablePrice (NZ) Ltd, please email us at