New Zealand Certificate in Maritime (Crewing)

Competenz

Subject area

Marine Craft Operation

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Entry to this qualification is open but completion does not guarantee the award of a Maritime New Zealand license. All persons wishing to qualify for a seafarer license must also check the Maritime New Zealand prior certification and minimum service requirements for that license.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This entry-level qualification is intended to provide the maritime industry with personnel who have the skills and knowledge required by the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) to work with limited supervision as crew on vessels operating in unlimited waters.

The Deck Crewing and Engineering Strands meet the competency standards for Deck Watch Rating and Engine-room Watch Rating required under STCW and as specified in the Maritime New Zealand Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework.

The Passenger Services Strand is for crew responsible for passenger welfare on large passenger vessels who require a STCW Basic certificate to assist in the event of maritime emergencies.

The Superyacht Strand is for people wishing to crew on superyachts both in New Zealand waters and internationally where a STCW Basic certificate is required.

Completion of this qualification is a pre-requisite to applying for a Maritime New Zealand Deck Watch Rating or Engine Watch Rating Certificate. Award of the Deck Watch Rating or Engine Watch Rating certificates by Maritime New Zealand may also require the completion of: a logbook, oral exam and ancillary certificates.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Maritime Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:

$39,000

Median earnings one year after study

$34,000

Median earnings two years after study

$36,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study

35%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Aimes Awards

Provided by:

The North Harbour Club

Website:

http://www.northharbourclub.co.nz/what-we-do/aimes-what-we-do/

Value:

Determined by the Trustees

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Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira - Education Grant

Provided by:

Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira - Education Committee

Website:

http://www.ngatitoa.iwi.nz

Value:

The committee will only consider subsidising course fees.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 526 1800
Phone: 0800 526 1800
Fax: (09) 539 9899
Email: info@competenz.org.nz
Web: http://www.competenz.org.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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