New Zealand Certificate in Domestic Maritime Operations (Restricted Limits)

Toi Ohomai

Subject area

Marine Craft Operation



26 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the maritime industry with people who have the skills necessary to take charge of, and maintain, the safety of vessels of less than 24 metres in length operating within restricted limits under the Maritime NZ Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework.
The qualification is for people working as deck crew or people with suitable experience as a skipper on a recreational vessel intending to progress to the role of skipper on a restricted limits vessel.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

"To be admitted to this programme, applicants must hold one of the following: 40 credits at NCEA Level 1 or above, including 10 Literacy credits and 10 Numeracy credits, or, [2895] New Zealand Certificate in Domestic Maritime Crewing (Level 3), or a relevant qualification at NZQF Level 3, or a recognised equivalent. It is recommended that the applicants be employed or engaged in the Maritime industry. Special and discretionary admission is available. International applicants are required to have an IELTS (General or Academic / Academic)score of 5.5 with no individual band lower than 5 from a single test taken in the preceding two years, or an equivalent described in NZQA Rules."

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


26 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$1,763 $1,763
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$7,020 $7,020
Total $8,783 $8,783

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Fax: (07) 544 2386

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