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Hatchperson Duties Unit Standard 20054

Course Aim
This course is based on industry best practice and designed for people with experience in the rigging, slinging loads in a stevedoring / vessel crane operation environments.

Combining theory and practical assessments participants will demonstrate the following skills.
 Course Overview

Theory and practical assessments covering the following: 

  • Demonstrate hand signalling knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrate radio communication knowledge and skills
  • Carry out hatchperson duties for a vessel exchange.


  • No Prerequisites

NZQA Unit Standard
Carry out hatchperson duties for cargo operations - Level 3, Credits 4

Attendance Numbers: Minimum 1 - maximum 7 

Course Duration: Full day course

Course Location: TBC

Course Costs: $1,700.00+gst per day

Transit Days: $1,200.00+gst + .95c+gst per km 

All other associated costs to be priced at the time including but not limited to flights, accommodation & meal allowances. 

(Minimum number charges will be applied if minimum numbers are not met)

For more information, please refer to the trainee handbook or the student information section of our website.