Mast Climber and Winch Use

You will develop the knowledge and skills required to erect, operate and dismantle mast climbers and winches in scaffolding operations.

  • Credit Value:
  • Location:
    Auckland and Christchurch campuses and approved temporary sites.
  • Total Duration:
    2 day short course
  • Start Date:
    Multiple intakes per year
  • Dates:
    Multiple intakes per year
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Unit Standards in this course include:

  • Unit 23719 – Erect, operate and dismantle proprietary winches on scaffolding
  • Unit 23720 – Erect, operate and dismantle proprietary mast climbers

Entry Criteria

  • Be 16 years or over
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet IELTS (or equivalent) Level 5.5
  • Relevant work experience is required in scaffolding and height work
  • Must be physically fit and capable of working at height

Note: This course requires specific levels of physical ability and aptitude for working at heights.


This is a Safety Sensitive Programme