New Zealand Certificate in Port Operations

AMS Group Limited

Subject area

Maritime Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for entry level positions in the cargo management industry and to provide a credential for those already working in this industry.

The qualification will provide the port cargo management industry with people who are able to work safely and within the regulatory framework, at ports in the common entry level cargo handling roles.

Graduates will benefit by having a qualification which recognises skills and knowledge in port cargo handling that supports improved job performance and enhances employment opportunities.

Port organisations will benefit in improving business efficiencies by having staff with recognised skills and knowledge in specialised roles to competently handle the movement of cargo, under supervision.

The strands recognise specialist knowledge and skills for application in the Port Administration, Cargo Handling, and Heavy Machine Operation aspects of port operations.

What graduates earn

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


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office



$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.

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Mary Adeline Allen Scholarship

Provided by:

Kelston Deaf Education Centre - The Tertiary Co-ordinator



Up to $3,000.

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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

Phone: (07) 850 8319
Fax: (07) 850 8318

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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