Diploma in Commercial Skydiving

New Zealand Skydiving School Limited

Subject area

Sports Coaching, Playing, Officiating and Instructing




1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Students will have a broad knowledge and understanding of the requirements to work in the commercial tourist skydiving industry. They will exit with a minimum of 200 skydives which is the minimum entry level to act as a freefall photographer in New Zealand. They will also leave with an NZPIA C certificate (equivalent of an international FAI C Certificate).

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

18 years or over, maximum of 100kgs. Must meet the New Zealand Parachute Industry Association criteria to be declared a fit and proper person. International students must have IELTS level 5.5 or above, or an equivalent which is listed in our course prospectus.

Detailed requirements

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


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$10,578 $10,578
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,151 $6,151
Total $16,729 $16,729

StudyLink website – information about student loans

A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

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 $33,036
Earnings range $23,830 - $41,054
In employment 61%
In further study 32%
On a benefit 3%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 697 593
Phone: (0800) 921650
Fax: (03) 302 9140
Email: school@skydiveauckland.com
Web: http://www.nzskydivingschool.com


Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.


73 Green Road


76 Green Road

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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