Certificate in Marine Engineering Class 6
Level 4

Certificate in Marine Engineering Class 6

  • We are evolving

    From 1 October 2022, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates


    21 August 2023
  • Study options

    Full-time with some part-time options

  • Length

    12 weeks

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2022: $1,962 plus $90 Student Services Levy

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.

    View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code


Enjoy building and maintaining machines or systems, a natural problem-solver? Turn your interest into a career as a Marine Engineer.

This is an entry level maritime qualification, which, along with a completed MNZ Training Record Book and 200 hours sea time in an engineering role, can lead to a license as a Marine Engineer.

View the Maritime New Zealand MEC6 guidelines.(external link)

Develop core skills needed to keep your crew and the environment safe

Marine Engineers ensure the safe operation and essential maintenance of systems for the benefit of the crew and surrounding environment. This programme aims to develop these essential skills. Our focus on safety and leadership has earned New Zealand a solid reputation worldwide for maritime engineering training.

Whether your interest is new vessel construction and boat building or equipment maintenance and upgrades, or you’d like to know how to operate and maintain all the equipment and systems onboard a vessel you’ll gain practical maritime engineering skills. How you apply these skills is your choice - careers in the maritime industry are many and diverse, learn more below.








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