John Lamb

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John Lamb

Senior Lecturer

Teaching Areas

Marine Electrical, Electronics and Control Engineering, Levels 4 – 6.


  • Manukau Institute of Technology Certificate in Blended Teaching and Learning (Level 6)       
  • Level 6 Certificate in Young Adult Teaching and Learning- Bahrain  Polytechnic, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Diploma Adult and Tertiary Education - AUT
  • Certificate of Professional Leadership - AUT
  • Certificate of Adult Teaching – NZ Ministry of Education
  • Marine Electrician Officer    
  • NZ Registered Electrician - Electrical Advanced Trade Certificates at Levels  A, B, C & D


My 30+ years of tertiary experience, teaching applied electrical, electronics and control engineering in theory and practice gives me confidence that I can help prepare our marine engineer graduates to be "work ready" for the maritime industry, ensuring high skill levels both practical and theoretical.

Students learn from a variety of teaching practices. I relate to an individual's learning style and at a level that is most appropriate so that each student has every possible opportunity to reach their full potential.

Lecturing/Teaching Experience:

2013 – present: Senior Lecturer, New Zealand Maritime School

1993 – 2013: Senior Lecturer, EET MIT

1984 – 1993: Senior Lecturer, EET Taranaki Polytechnic

Industry Activities

Siemens Automation, 3D Printing NZ, Transas Maritime Simulators


2000 – present: Vice President Electrical Institute of NZ, Auckland Branch

1991 – present: NEZI

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