The New Zealand Certificate in Industrial Rope Access (Level 4) is to provide the industrial rope access sector with people who have attained intermediate level skills to perform industrial rope access work. Graduates of this qualification will be able to lead industrial rope access jobs independently.
Rope access refers to safe methods of working at height where ropes and associated equipment are used to gain access to and from the workplace, and to be supported there. It includes inspection and testing, maintenance and repair, cleaning and painting, geotechnical and construction.
The qualification is aligned to the Industrial Rope Access Association of New Zealand (IRAANZ) Certificate of Competency for Level 4 Rope Access Operators.