New Zealand Certificate in Maritime Crewing (Level 4) with strands in Deck Crew; Electro-technology; and Engineering

Programme highlights

Develop the skills to start your career in this vital global industry.

Get basic maritime knowledge and skills and become familiar with shipping operations, shipboard practice and survival at sea.

You will be prepared for an interesting career in an international industry which has solid demand for well-trained and motivated people. You may find yourself working on a wide range of foreign going ships from cruise liners, ferries and container vessels through to support vessels in the oil and gas industry.

The strands in this certificate combined with seatime form the first year of our three Diploma's (Nautical Science, Marine Engineering and Marine Electro-Technology (Level 6). It is expected that you will continue on to one of these Diploma's.

The New Zealand Maritime School is currently the only New Zealand provider of this programme.

Key facts

Start Month(s) January
Study Location(s) New Zealand Maritime School
Level 4
Domestic fees $3,400 (approx.)
Youth Guarantee Not Available
Programme Code NZ2511
Duration

17 weeks (full-time)

Study Method Full-time
Credits 60
International Fees NZD $7,900(approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship Not Available
Qualification New Zealand Certificate

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Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.

Entry requirements

General

Open entry for Domestic students

There are no academic requirements that need to be met to enter this programme.

International students: English Language Entry Requirements

For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules

https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/

International students will generally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency, for this programme an IELTS General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 is required. Equivalent acceptable evidence can be seen at the following NZQA link:  https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/the-table/

IMPORTANT INFORMATION 

Entry to this qualification is open but 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. Also: Seafarers Framework which outlines medical fitness requirements https://www.maritimenz.govt.nz/rules/part-34/default.asp and Maritime New Zealand Part 34:Medical Standards https://www.maritimenz.govt.nz/rules/part-34/Part34-maritime-rule.pdf

International students

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Programme structure

Common Courses

  • STCW Basic Safety training – Basic Sea Survival 
  • STCW Basic Safety Training – Basic Fire Fighting
  • STCW Basic Safety Training – Basic First Aid 
  • STCW Basic Safety training – Personal safety and Social Responsibility
  • Proficiency in Security Awareness

Able Seafarer Rating Strand

  • Vessel Operations and Maintenance
  • Assist Bridge Watchkeeping
  • Cargo Operations and Storing
  • Assist Deck Watchkeeping
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft (PISC)

ElectroTechnology Rating Strand

  • Shipboard Maintenance and Repair Procedures – Electrotech
  • Electrical Maintenance and Repair Procedures 
  • Safe Use of Electrical Equipment 
  • Monitoring and operation of shipboard electrical systems and machinery 
  • Electrical and Electronic Measuring Equipment, Basic Electrical Fault Finding

Able Seafarer Engine Strand

  • Introduction to Engineering Watchkeeping
  • Main & Auxiliary Machinery SystemsElectrical Equipment

Optional Course

  • Marine Dangerous Goods

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme intake listed above, please view the Academic year and key dates.

Further training or study

  • New Zealand Certificate in Maritime Operations (Level 4) with strands in Fishing and Watchkeeping
  • New Zealand Diploma in Nautical Science (Level 6)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Marine Engineering (Level 6)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Maritime Operations (Level 5) 
  • New Zealand Diploma in Marine Electro technology (Level 6)

Graduates may also move to electro-technical jobs on-shore but may need to complete a New Zealand Certificate or Diploma in Electrical or Electronic Engineering to meet the registration requirements of the Electrical Workers Registration Board. 

New Zealand registered electrical or electronic technicians who wish to go to sea as an Electro-technical Officer will need to complete this qualification or New Zealand Diploma in Marine Electro technology (Level 6).

Offered by

School of NZ Maritime

Need help applying?

We're here to support you to succeed.

If you need help with applying or advice on choosing a programme, our Ask Me! Student Services Centre is here to give you guidance.

Send us a message, call us on 0800 62 62 52 or come in and see us.

Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.