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Scaffolding Level 3 - Recognition of Current Competence


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The New Zealand Certificate in Scaffolding (Level 3) - General is managed by Skills Organisation. Skills Organisation have developed a Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) process for candidates who are experienced scaffolders possibly with overseas qualifications. The process requires submission of a portfolio of evidence to Skills Organisation along with evidence of completion of several NZQA Unit Standards.

Course Outline

This course has been developed to assess candidates for the NZQA Unit Standards required by Skills Organisation for RCC.  At the completion of the programme you will be able to provide evidence of completion of the required Unit Standards as follows:

Unit Standard Unit Description Level  Credit
30072 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of slinging regular loads safely 3 14
23229 Use safety harness system when working at height 3 4
15757 Use install and disestablish temporary proprietary systems when working at height 3 4
30266 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety culture and practices 3 6
6400 Manage first aid in an emergency situation  3 2
6401 Provide First Aid 2 1
6402 Provide basic life support 1 1
Total Credits 32

Course Delivery

Except for first aid this course does not include training. It is expected that Candidates will be currently competent in the units being assessed. Candidates will be assessed for competence against the learning outcomes of the relevant unit standards. If candidates are not yet competent, they will be required to attend a separate full training course at their expense. 

Entry Criteria

To be eligible to enrol applicants must:

  •  Be physically able to demonstrate competency (climb and lift weights)
  •  Weigh less than 135 Kilograms (maximum weight for a harness)
  •  Have at least three years overseas scaffolding experience and qualifications
  •  Be currently employed in a New Zealand scaffolding company
  •  Have experience working with cranes.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who are: Completing an RCC application through Skills Organisation for NZ Certificate in Scaffolding (Level 3) - General 


Completion of this course does not assure completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Scaffolding (Level 3) – General the final decision is with Skills Organisation. Application for RCC must be made to Skills Organisation using their recognition process.

4 Days
MIN 10
MAX 12

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