The Association places a great deal of importance on training and safety and has succeeded in raising the standards of operation and efficiency across the face of the crane industry.
By supporting its members in these and other operational objectives the New Zealand crane industry has become an international benchmark of success in these areas.
New to the Industry
Want to be a crane operator?
To enter into the crane industry you must hold a New Zealand Unit Standard 30072(Demonstrate and apply knowledge of slinging regular loads safely), a level 3, 14 credit course. Then you need to find a crane company (check out the crane directory here) and start your journey towards becoming a fully qualified competent crane operator.
You can read more information here
Skills has specified competency standards in all areas of crane operations to assist New Zealand Industries to reduce workplace accidents and boost productivity.
Expiry of Qualifications
Skills has been working with the crane industry and the following is a short video on training in the Crane Industry