Make the first move in your maritime career.
Extend your skills so you are able to contribute as qualified crew to the running of the vessel.
You will learn how to work under supervision on a range of different commercial and passenger vessels operating in New Zealand waters.
This programme is designed for you to get your qualified deck crew competency while being employed so you can learn while you are on the water.
It will prepare you for your Maritime New Zealand licence and step your career path towards skipper.
New Zealand Maritime School
|Youth Guarantee (fees-free*)||Not available|
One year (part-time)
|Study method||Distance Learning|
|International fees||Not available to international students|
|Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*)||Not available|
New Zealand Certificate
*Free tuition fees for this qualification apply for new domestic students. This offer is subject to availability within New Zealand's Maritime School’s maximum permitted class sizes. Entry criteria apply.
Information is correct as at October 2019. 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.