Certificate of Competency
All NZQA-qualified rope access operators and technicians are able to obtain an IRAANZ Certificate of Competence (CoC), which identifies their current proficiency to work in New Zealand.
Additionally, rope access operators with internationally-recognised qualifications may also be able to obtain an IRAANZ Certificate of Competence. However, key NZQA unit standards must be completed as part of the pre-requisite to cover New Zealand Health and Safety policy and legislation that cannot be obtained internationally.
A Certificate of Competence is current for three years and can be easily renewed with proof of logged hours in the industry. The cost of the CoC covers the IRAANZ CoC card, an IRAANZ log book and a three-year IRAANZ affiliate membership.
NZQA: National Certificate in Rope Access Level 3 (this includes NZQA unit standards on Fall Arrest and First Aid).
IRATA Level 2, ARAA Level 2 or equivalent
NZQA unit standards 15757 and 23229 (Fall Arrest)
NZQA unit standards 6400-6402 (First Aid).
Note: IRAANZ reserves the right to accept or decline international qualifications as it deems appropriate.
This course requires a level of fitness to demonstrate competency for the skill being trained.