New Zealand Certificate in Lifting Engineering

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Plant and Machine Operations


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Entry requirements

Candidates are expected to be employed in the cranes or broader lifting industries.

Completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Cranes (Level 3) with the strand in Load Lifting Rigging Production [Ref: 3730] is a prerequisite for entry into the Load Lifting Rigging Certification Strand.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the broader lifting engineering sector with individuals who are qualified to approve either crane or lifting equipment before use.

The crane industry will benefit from having qualified people capable of erecting and testing cranes. The lifting equipment industry will benefit from having qualified people capable of testing and certifying lifting equipment.

Graduates will be capable of working in a self-managed capacity.

What graduates earn

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


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 327 648
Phone: (0800) 327 648
Fax: (09) 525 2591

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