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Every year Transport Repairs Ltd employs a new intake of apprentices for a start in January each year. 

For our 2025 Intake, we are looking to recruit : 



If you are interested in our next intake of apprenticeships, please contact us for more information. 


About Transport Repairs Ltd

We are the Cummins engine dealer for Marlborough, Otago, and Southland; we are a Southpac Trucks dealer supporting the premier brands of DAF, Kenworth, and TRP products in Marlborough, Canterbury, Central Otago, and Southland. We are also an Isuzu Trucks authorised service centre for Central Otago. Our modern workshops have state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, including the latest diagnostic tools. Our parts department provides diverse products and high stock turnover, leading the industry. We support the road transport industry, are growing rapidly, and are part of the Dynes Transport and HW Richardson Group.

Apprenticeships at Transport Repairs Limited

Transport Repairs are offering Heavy Automotive – Road Transport (Diesel Mechanic), Auto Electrical and Transport Engineering (Fitter Welder) Apprenticeships across the South Island starting January 2024. We are looking for keen, motivated individuals who seek a long and rewarding career in the heavy automotive industry. Diesel Mechanics, Auto Electricians and Transport Engineers are in very short supply world-wide and will continue to be trades that is in high demand. Completing an Apprenticeship sets you up for life in a career that grows with you and offers great opportunities with variety and locations.

The Benefits

The benefits of an Apprenticeship with Transport Repairs include…

Your will become part of one of New Zealand’s largest privately-owned company

  • You will be trained on premier global brands of Cummins, Kenworth and DAF

  • We will be introducing training on Hydrogen , EV’s and the latest developments as they arrive in NZ.

  • Your Apprenticeship will be managed by our internal training department and enhanced with additional job specific education

  • You are fully paid when attending training courses

  • We pay incentives for completing self-study

  • Uniform and personal protective equipment supplied

  • Our workshops are modern and well equipped

  • An Apprentice Tool Kit program that gets you started with a comprehensive tool kit.

  • As a Tradesman you will earn well above the New Zealand’s median wage

  • There is plenty of opportunity to work over-time and boost your take home pay

  • There is opportunity to relocate to other branch locations across the South Island

  • We offer discounted fuel and oil, discounted automotive parts, discounted Tyres

  • We offer a flexible staff account for your purchasing

  • A wellness programme that helps you pay for your weekend activities



Looking for a Challenging, Rewarding, Hands-on Career in Heavy Transport?

We're looking for keen and motivated individuals who seek a long and rewarding career in the heavy transport repair industry to join our team.

Be part of the South Island's most modern truck servicing facilities and get your hands on the latest machines from world-renowned brands.

We work on a wide variety of trucks, including:

  • DAF trucks

  • Cummins engines

  • Trailers, tankers and logging units

  • Kenworth trucks

  • Isuzu trucks

  • Scania, Volvo, Hino, Nissan, Mack and Freightliner

Train with Transport Repairs Limited

At Transport Repairs Ltd, we understand that our staff is the key to our success, so we strive to provide a work environment that allows you to succeed. On top of being an enjoyable kiwi company with great culture and great people, our staff also score a truckload of benefits.

Our modern workshops have state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, including the latest diagnostic tools. We offer discounted tyres and fuel programs, sign-on fees, and relocation opportunities. Qualified mechanics will often get a ute, but what really sets us apart from the other companies is our commitment to developing our staff.

Heavy Transport Training Online or in Gore/Christchurch

We offer a wide range of flexible and effective training platforms, both online and at our in-person training school in Gore.

As one of New Zealand's largest privately-owned companies, we have eight South Island locations across Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago, and Southland.

If you're outdoorsy, our Blenheim, Cromwell, and Gore locations offer many attractive leisure opportunities, such as skiing, fishing, and hunting. We're also willing to cover relocation costs for the right candidate.

At Transport Repairs Ltd, we aim to set the standard for service and support to the transport industry.
We provide specialist service at a competitive rate, with a determination to get the job done right first time.
By deploying state-of-the-art equipment in our modern workshops, we take a great deal of pride in our service, ensuring limited downtime for our customers.
Our highly qualified team, extensive parts department, and many years of experience combine to provide the world-class level of service and cost-effective solutions demanded by our customers.