Port & Stevedoring Training

New Zealand Certificate in Port Operations Level 3, 75 credits, with strands in cargo handling, and heavy machinery operation

The holder will understand the operation of a port environment including relationships with other port users, understand and apply the principles of workplace health and safety within a working port environment, and apply a range of port-specific communication methods.

Depending on the strand selected, the holder will understand the characteristics of cargo types, safely stow and secure cargo, give and receive signals, safely handle dangerous goods, apply safe methods for lifting and storing cargo (cargo handling strand), or competently operate heavy port machinery i.e. port-related machinery that exceeds 10 tonne working load capacity.

This qualification is only offered as a work based programme given the practical requirements of the course.

For more information visit the NZQA Website.

Scheduled Course Locations

Please note that courses are available at a number of AMS Group branch locations, these are listed below. If there are no course locations shown below, courses can be arranged to be delivered at your place of work. Contact us to  find out more about our on-site training options available for this course or enquire below.