Industrial Rope Access Level 3

New Zealand Certificate in Industrial Rope Access (Level 3)

Gaining an Industrial Rope Access Qualification will lead you on an exciting and rewarding career with no shortage of opportunities and many great experiences! Provided to you by New Zealand’s leading industry training provider, Goleman Training Limited.

This is the career for you if you are physically fit and comfortable working at heights, love working outdoors and enjoy variety in your day!

Fully Funded!

for a limited time only

Save $2760.00*

Goleman Training’s Industrial Rope Access Level 3 course is now fully funded, saving you $2760.00*. Grab this opportunity and start on your path to an exciting and rewarding career today!

*This offer is available for a limited time only.

Work across a broad range of industries

Qualified Industrial Rope Access Technicians can gain work across a broad range of industries including:

  • Roofing
  • Painting
  • Arborists
  • Civil Construction
  • Telecommunications
  • Electrical
  • Rope Access
  • Plumbing
  • And many more

This Level 3 Qualification will also help you to advance your trade career by giving you the specialised skills you need to work in hard to access areas.

Key Course Information

Price: Fully funded! Saving you $2760.00*

*This offer is available for a limited time.
Contact us to confirm availability.

Duration: 7 months

Unit Standards:

  • 17600 Explain safe work practices for working at height (value $300)
  • 15757 Use, install and disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems when working at height
  • 23229 Use safety harness system when working at height
  • 19522 Undertake job safety analysis
  • 19358 Describe legislative requirements for the industrial rope access industry
  • 19359 Inspect and maintain height safety equipment
  • 19360 Plan and prepare for basic industrial rope access work
  • 19361 Set up and dismantle basic industrial rope access systems
  • 19362 Carry out elemental on-rope skills
  • 19363 Carry out simple patient recovery by rope techniques
  • 30266 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety culture and practices

Attendance numbers: 8-12
Locations available nationwide*

Delivery Mode

Goleman Training Limited delivers a Skills Programme of Industry Training for the New Zealand Certificate of Industrial Rope Access Level 3.

Learning is a blend between theory and practice. In the theory component of your course you will complete units that will help you to develop the knowledge you need to work as a Rope Access Technician. Your on-the-job training will equip you with the practical experience required to succeed and work proficiently and safely across a range of industries.

Learner Outcomes

Attendees having successfully completed The New Zealand Certificate in Industrial Rope Access (Level 3) will attain basic on-rope vertical skills using constructed anchors. Graduates will be able to work with limited supervision, setting up industrial rope access systems to work safely at height or in places with difficult access.

This qualification is the first step in the New Zealand industrial rope access qualification pathway. It will prepare the candidate for entry into the New Zealand Certificate in Industrial Rope Access (Level 4).

Learning Intentions

Prepare rope access equipment for work, and report equipment faults.

Set up and dismantle basic industrial rope access systems and carry out elementary on-rope skills.

Comprehend and act on instructions, and communicate within a team when setting up industrial rope access systems, and complete basic workplace documentation.

Identify and adhere to health and safety requirements when using ropes and associated equipment to gain access to and from, and be suspended at, work sites.

Maintain personal safety while working at heights and set up and use fall arrest systems.

Carry out recovery.


Candidates will enrol with Goleman Training who report the candidate’s unit standard credits to NZQA.

Candidates enrol/register with Skills Organisation who award the qualification certificate.

Entry Criteria

Current workplace first aid certificate covering unit standards 26551, 26552 (or equivalent).

Be in employment and engaging with rope work related to the scope of the programme.

Attendees must have a reasonable level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1. It is the responsibility of the attendee or person authorised and responsible for making the booking to disclose any English language support needs.

This course has learning activities and practical assessments that require a degree of physical fitness. Attendees must advise Goleman Training prior to the course of any medical or physical disabilities or conditions. See our Terms and Conditions.

Maximum weight for a harness is 135 kilograms.

Contact Goleman Training for more information.


Attendees are required to wear work attire including covered footwear.

Attendees must provide photo ID (i.e. Passport or NZ Drivers Licence).

Attendees may bring their own harness. These will be inspected by the instructor and approved prior to being allowed to use it.

Goleman Training Ltd is required to *notify NZQA of any temporary or off-site training locations.

Terms and Conditions apply i.e. cancellation fees

Book an Industrial Rope Access Level 3 course

Individual Booking

Browse through our available training dates in our training calendar. On the course page, you can reserve your individual spot.

Group Or Company Booking?

This course is scheduled and can be tailored to your specific company requirements. Call us today and chat about your unique training requirements on 0508 GOLEMAN.

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Reach out to the Goleman Training team for more information.