New Zealand Diploma in Commercial Skydiving


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?

This qualification will provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to work independently as a commercial skydiver.
It provides the skydiving sector with commercial skydivers who have a broad understanding of the requirements to work in the commercial skydiving industry.
Graduates will have completed minimum of 150 skydives and will have completed a New Zealand Parachute Industry Association (NZPIA) B endorsement.

What graduates earn

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


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Scholarship information

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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