New Zealand Diploma in Port Operations

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Maritime Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for people working or anticipating working as a leader, foreman, supervisor, vessel planner or yard planner in the port operations industry. It provides a credential for those already working in these roles in the industry.
The qualification will provide the port operations industry with people who are able to plan vessel loading or supervise port operations. The graduates will have advanced knowledge and be able to operate without supervision.
Learners will benefit by having a qualification which recognises skills and knowledge in port operations or vessel loading. This will support improved job performance and will provide a credential to enhance employment opportunities.
Port organisations will benefit in increased efficiency by having staff with recognised skills and knowledge to competently plan vessel loading or supervise port operations.

What graduates earn

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


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Fax: (04) 494 0006

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