Parachute Rigger / Packer Certificate - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this certificate if you intend to manufacture, maintain and service parachutes and their associated equipment on behalf of a parachute club or business operation.

A rigger is required to comply with mandatory equipment standards for the manufacture or maintenance of both certified and non-certified parachute parts.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this certificate, you must:

  • Have attained the specified age (varies depending on the type of rating);
  • Be a member of the Australian Parachute Federation (APF);
  • Have the recommendation of a Chief Instructor or Rigger Examiner;
  • Be a fit and proper person to discharge the relevant duties and responsibilities associated with your certificate;
  • Have the ability to maintain clear and concise records; and
  • Have passed the written and practical examinations set by the APF.

All APF packer ratings and rigger ratings are held subject to the holder being a current APF member and passing a revalidation examination every two years.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

Two years.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$66.00
RenewRenewal

Revalidation: $66.

Administering agency

Australian Parachute Federation Inc

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Secretary / Licence Officer
Australian Parachute Federation Inc

Operating address:
Unit 3, Portal Office West
2994 Logan Road
Underwood
Queensland 4119
Mailing address:
PO Box 1440
Springwood
Queensland 4127

Phone:

07 34570100

Fax:

07 34570150

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