Why join the BAPP Programme?

92% of prior apprentices recommend BApp


“As a medium size business, we have been looking at ways to tackle learning & development, with limited resource. We ended up putting multiple staff through the Business Apprenticeship program! They have already started applying the learning into their various roles. ”

Shaun Newman | Managing Director | Trail Lite

“I was able to learn at my own pace, which made it easier to fit between my full time uni studies and full time work. The soft skills meant the most to me hands down I love using DiSC in day-to-day communications, and mental fitness, well, speaks for itself! ”

Brooke D - Student

“I have taken a lot of business tips and incorporated them into my own personal business. I am still using most of what I have learnt, in my everyday life, trying to make my business a success.”

Courtney B: Student

“I enjoyed the guest speakers the most and hearing stories of their careers and how I could tie their journeys into my own.”

Ryan P: Student

Learn core business skills that build capability & enhance career pathways

  • Earn while you learn

    The course is flexible & 'bite-sized' so can largely be completed in your own time alongside current employment commitments.

  • Learn from industry experts

    Industry leaders will share their experiences via live webinars across key business disciplines. They'll also share what has inspired their career journeys.

  • Embed learning in the real world

    Use your learning back in the workplace, with practical follow-ups and become part of our active Linked-in community of like-minded 'apprentices'.

THE BAPP AGENDA: First 8 Weeks

🤝 Soft Skills

The first half of the course is about understanding the way you work. In these models analyse your working style and provide skills & techniques to help you improve your wellbeing, productivity & relationships, both in the workplace and throughout your career.


🔨Functional Skills

In this section we provide online learning modules, live webinars & practical follow-ups to help provide the fundamental understanding of core business functions, we believe everyone in business should know. We also invite our guest panel of experts in their field, to share their stories, career tips & words of wisdom.

Learn from Industry Experts.

Meet some of our guest course facilitators

Ali Barfoot

HR & Personal Branding Specialist

Ali is a Recruitment & HR professional with in-depth experience in recruitment, talent management & personal branding. Ali has a passion for helping people with their personal development & growth, while inspiring them to new heights in their career journeys.

Sam Farmer

Leadership Coach

Sam is a Leadership Coach & Coaching Psychologist. He specialises in helping people and teams in the workplace, build better relationships, deliver meaningful work & inspire a high performance culture.

Cherie Canning

Leadership & Mindfulness Expert

The founder of Luminate Leaderhip, Cherie believes the future of Leadership is about diversity and embracing heart-centered Leadership. She'll share her knowledge mindfulness, inspiring us that leadership is at its best when there is a genuine connection, collaboration, courage and kindness.

Business is Boring!

Well, not for us! We've partnered with the Spinoff enabling access for students to their business podcast series. This gives students access to business stories which helps apply their learning. A chance to hear real life examples of ground breaking companies, sharing their learnings & advice on how they navigated their business journey.

Education pathways are changing!

Hands on flexible learning prepares people better for the real business world.

  • The University model is theory heavy and doesn’t suit all types of learners

  • Soft skills are increasingly important to be effective in the workplace, but not often taught in traditional courses.

  • Employees need to be challenged to go beyond their own function, to gain exposure to the broader business.


Next Course Starts: First Week September 2022

  • Full Business Apprenticeship Course: 16 weeks | 8 Modules | NZD$780 (excl GST)

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