New Zealand Certificate in Avalanche Risk Management (Level 5)

Otago Polytechnic Ltd


12 Weeks

Total student fees


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Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

There is no Academic entry requirements for this programme. Other requirements - learns must be able to demonstrate evidence of ability to sue avalanche transceivers, shovels and probes. Competence conditions apply.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


12 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$2,304 $2,304
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$3,820 $3,820
Total $6,124 $6,124

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $30,229
Earnings range $18,982 - $40,209
In employment 54%
In further study 31%
On a benefit 10%

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