New Zealand Diploma in Commercial Skydiving

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Sport and Recreation not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements

To achieve this qualification, students must at all times comply with the relevant aviation regulatory authority, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), or New Zealand Parachute Industry Association (NZPIA) Documents, Standards and Procedures requirements.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to work independently within the commercial skydiving industry.
This qualification provides the skydiving sector with entry-level skydivers, who have a broad understanding of the requirements to work in the commercial skydiving industry.
Graduates will have completed a minimum of 150 skydives and will have achieved a New Zealand Parachute Industry Association (NZPIA) Parachute Certificate with B endorsement.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Sport and Recreation at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 863 693
Phone: 0800 863 693
Fax: (04) 817 5399

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