Polar Code

Course highlights

Meet the mandatory minimum requirements for the training and qualifications of masters and deck officers on ships operating in polar waters.

This course provides basic and advanced training to navigation officers to operate ships in polar waters and to address additional provisions beyond existing requirements of the SOLAS and MARPOL conventions, taking into account the climatic conditions of polar waters and meeting the standards of maritime safety and pollution prevention.

The course meets the requirements for STCW Sections A-V/4-1 and A-V/4-2 (Basic and Advanced Polar Code training)

Key facts

Start Date(s)

Courses are scheduled based on demand. 

Please contact enquiries@manukau.ac.nz for more information

Duration Five days
Study location(s) New Zealand Maritime School
Study method
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Domestic fees $1,500 (approx.)
International fees (NZD) NZD$1,500 (approx.)
Course code N/A
Offered by School of NZ Maritime

Entry requirements

Certificate of Competence Watchkeeper (STCW Table A-II/1)

For more information email enquiries@manukau.ac.nz, phone 0800 62 62 52 or enquire below.

Information is correct as at 1 November 2021. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and 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 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. 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.