New Zealand Certificate in Scaffolding (Proprietary Suspended)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Scaffolding and Rigging


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Candidates are expected to be employed in the scaffolding industry.

Graduates are eligible to apply for the Scaffolding Certificate of Competence for:
- Suspended Scaffolding strand - Certificate of Competence (Suspended)
- Suspended Certificate
A. Bosun's chair - handheld or mechanical;
B. Swinging stage - handheld or mechanical.
Prerequisite to meet regulatory body or legislative requirements: A current workplace first aid certificate.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand with people who have attained scaffolding skills in suspended scaffolding.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to work independently and lead a team.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

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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