New Zealand Certificate in Scaffolding (Trade)

Vertical Horizonz New Zealand Limited

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 will be eligible to apply for the Certificate of Competence (Intermediate). Further criteria for the application of the CoC is available from - 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 will work with both simple and complex scaffolding structures and are competent to operate as qualified scaffolding tradespeople.

Graduates will be able to work independently and plan the work and lead a team of scaffolders.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 72 33 85
Phone: (0800) 72 33 85
Fax: (0800) 72 33 85

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


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