New Zealand Certificate in Rigging

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Scaffolding and Rigging


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Entry requirements

The New Zealand Certificate in Rigging (Level 3) [Ref: 2355] or evidence of equivalent knowledge and skills is a prerequisite for this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the rigging sector with people who are able to plan, prepare and complete rigging tasks. They will also be able to lead a team carrying out rigging activities.

Graduates of this qualification will work as intermediate riggers who can safely set up and control the movement of loads over distance, which are usually suspended; can operate a variety of hoisting devices and rigging equipment; and are often required to operate at heights.

The purpose of the optional Construction Rigging or Telecommunications Rigging strands is to provide the sector with people who are able to carry out Construction and Telecommunication rigging tasks.

Graduates of this qualification will be capable of working autonomously without supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:


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Status one year after study

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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 86 22 84
Phone: 0800 86 22 84

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.


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