New Zealand Diploma in Nautical Science
Manukau Institute of Technology Ltd
Marine Craft Operation
Total student fees
over 3 Years - 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 the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) to work as Officer of the Watch (Deck) on foreign-going ships. Graduates will be able to work directly under the Chief Mate or Master and have a very high level of responsibility for the safety of the vessel. The Officer of the Watch will be expected to operate unsupervised for extended periods in sole charge of complex and unpredictable vessel operations.
This qualification is for seafarers training to become officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 GT or more operating in unlimited waters but is also open to suitably qualified new entrants to the maritime industry.
The qualification covers the requirements for Watchkeeper Deck under the Maritime NZ Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework.
Key Information for Students
General Open entry for Domestic students International students: English Language Entry Requirements For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-internationalstudents/
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$38,136 - $79,921|
|In further study||28%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
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