New Zealand Diploma in Yacht Operations

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.
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?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the maritime industry with personnel who have the knowledge and skills to work as chief mate or master on yachts over 24 metres to the standards required under the Maritime New Zealand Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework.

This qualification is intended for yacht crew training to become Chief Mate or Master on a yacht but is also open to other seafarers and new entrants to the industry.

Graduates of the core qualification will work at management level as Chief Mate.

The optional Master Yacht Optional Strand is for those intending to take full charge of the vessel which requires certification as Master.

Completion of this qualification is a pre-requisite to applying for a Maritime New Zealand Master Yacht < 500 gross tonnes (GT), Chief Mate Yacht < 3000 GT and Master Yacht < 3000 GT Certificates. Award of these 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:

$34,000

Median earnings one year after study

$45,000

Median earnings two years after study

$56,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study

60%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Hauraki Greenland Scholarship

Provided by:

Ministry of Justice

Website:

https://www.justice.govt.nz/justice-sector-policy/

Value:

$5,000 pa

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Maniapoto Maori Trust board: Graymont (NZ) Ltd. Scholarship

Provided by:

Maniapoto Maori Trust Board

Website:

http://www.maniapoto.iwi.nz

Value:

$1,000

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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.

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