Take the next step in your career and become a marine engineering officer.
This programme is ideal for you if you are a marine engineer looking to progress to more senior roles or move to larger vessels.
Gain the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain engine room and auxiliary equipment to Marine Engineer Class 4 (MEC4) or Marine Engineer Class 3 (MEC 3) standards under the Maritime New Zealand Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework. You will get hands-on experience with practical on-site workshops and sea time onboard a ship.
New Zealand Maritime School
$7,100 (approx.) per year
|Youth Guarantee (fees-free*)||
Full-time for 2.5 years (30 months).
Includes 19 months in-class attendance, 3 months of workshops and 9 months sea time onboard a ship.
Classes plus practical sea time component
|International fees||NZD$16,400 (approx.)|
|Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*)||
|Qualification leads to||
New Zealand Diploma in Marine Engineering (Level 6)
Information is correct as at 5 July 2022. 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 2022 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2022 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2022 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 2022 are based on the 2021 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2022. 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 Limited is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.