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New Zealand Certificate in Fishing Vessel Crewing

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

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

None.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this entry level qualification is to provide the fishing industry with personnel who are licensed under the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel (STCW-F) to work as crew on fishing vessels. They will be able to work under general supervision in the coastal, offshore and unlimited operational limits as specified in the Maritime New Zealand Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework.

This qualification is intended for people wishing to enter the industry or for fishing crew moving to a role where a Maritime New Zealand Advanced Deckhand - Fishing certificate may be required.

Completion of this qualification is a pre-requisite to applying for a Maritime New Zealand Advanced Deckhand - Fishing Certificate. Award of this certificate 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:

$39,000

Median earnings one year after study

$34,000

Median earnings two years after study

$36,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study

35%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ngati Whakaue - Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

The Ngati Whakaue Trust - Secretary

Website:

https://vps.ngatiwhakaue-eetb.org.nz/

Value:

The Board will fix the amount available for Tertiary Grants in the annual Budget

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Haumingi 1A2 Incorporation Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Deloitte - Trust Secretary

Website:

http://www.ngatiwhakaue-eetb.org.nz/

Value:

Dependent on the number of applicants

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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 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325
Email: info@nmit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nmit.ac.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.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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