Certificate in Marine Engineering Class 6
Level 4

Certificate in Marine Engineering Class 6

  • Fees Free eligible programme

    Learn more(external link)

  • Locations and dates


    23 August 2021
    22 August 2022
  • Study options

    Full-time with some part-time options

  • Length

    12 weeks

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    $1,948 plus $90 Student Services Levy

    Compulsory Student Services Fee also applies ($240 for fulltime students).
    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

    NZ2509 - New Zealand Certificate in Marine Engineering Class 6 (Level 4)

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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