New Zealand Certificate in Maritime Operations

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Limited

Subject area

Marine Craft Operation

Qualification

Duration

18 Weeks

Total student fees

$3,235

over 18 Weeks - details

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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 and knowledge required by relevant international conventions to manage coastal or off-shore vessel operations as skipper on a fishing vessel (over 45 metres) or master on a commercial vessel up to 500 GT.

Graduates will meet the requirements of International Convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel (STCW-F) and Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).

The qualification is for experienced seafarers intending to progress to command roles on fishing or commercial vessels.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

There are no minimum academic requirements. If English is not the applicant's first language they must provide evidence of an IELTS overall academic score of at least 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0, issued within the last two years OR equivalent. Applicants must hold thefollowing MNZ Licences (or equivalent) : applicants for Maritime Operations - Skipper Coastal Offshore must hold an SRL or equivalent, applicants for Maritime Operations - Skipper Fishing Vessel Limited/ Master 500t Near Coastal must hold either Mate FV Limited or Watchkeeper Deck 500t Near Coastal. Applicants should be aware that there are MNZ sea time, medical and eyesight requirements for the MNZ licence which this Programme contributes towards. Applicants should refer to www.maritimenz.govt.nz website. Applicants must provide a Seafarers Medical Certificate or equivalent not more than two years old to the Programme Administrator prior to commencing any one of the following courses: FAC303 STCW Elementary First Aid or FFT511 STCW Advanced Fire Fighting.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

18 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,235 $3,235
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$5,789 $5,789
Total $9,024 $9,024

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


Student Success

N/A


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 $54,388
Earnings range $38,136 - $79,921
In employment 58%
In further study 28%
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325
Email: info@nmit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nmit.ac.nz

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

Where does this information come from?

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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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