New Zealand Certificate in Port Operations

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

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

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Fax: (04) 494 0006

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