New Zealand Certificate in Cranes (Advanced Crane Operation)

The Skills Organisation

Subject area

Plant and Machine Operations


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Entry requirements

Candidates are expected to be employed in the cranes industry.

The New Zealand Certificate in Cranes (Level 4) with strands in Advanced Dogman, Crawler Crane, Mini Crane, Mobile Crane, Non-Slewing Articulated Crane, Tower Crane [Ref: 3731] is a prerequisite for entry.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the crane industry with individuals who can be employed in a range of advanced and complex crane operations.
The crane industry, and the building and construction industry in particular, will benefit from having qualified people capable of planning, managing, and supervising complex crane and lifting operations, and operating the crane in such operations.
Graduates will be capable of working in a self-managed capacity and will be supervising others.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 525 2590
Fax: (09) 525 2591

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

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