- 10 NCEA Level 1 literacy credits and
- 10 NCEA Level 1 numeracy credits
Note: If applicants have undertaken a qualification or examination other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), NMIT will assess this for academic entry equivalence.
Applicants (including those over 20 years of age) who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic Entry Requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager or delegate.
English language requirements
If English is not the applicant’s first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Table:
- IELTS 5.0 Academic (no lower than 5.0 in each band)
Note: Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact NMIT for an assessment
Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills
IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
Students must be at least 18 years of age at the time of attending the PSI311 Professional Superyacht Interior Training course.
Applicants should be aware that they must provide a current medical examination certificate issued by a GP or equivalent (not more than two years old), to demonstrate that they are physically capable of undertaking crew duties aboard a vessel. The medical examination certificate must be submitted to the Programme Administrator.
Applicants are required to take part in an interview. During the interview, applicants will demonstrate their motivation to work in the superyacht or maritime tourism industry and must sign a form relating to risk and their health before accepting a place on the programme.
All admissions to the programme are subject to approval by the Programme Coordinator and Curriculum Manager (or delegate). The students are interviewed either on campus or via phone interview for non-local students.
Applicants may invite a support person and/or whānau to this interview.
The Programme Coordinator together with the Curriculum Manager or delegate will make final decisions on the suitability of students based on the entry criteria.
The interview is designed to learn more about the applicant’s background, experience, motivation and potential ability to succeed in the programme. During the interview, applicants will receive information about the programme and advice on its suitability.
All applicants who fulfil the entry requirements will be accepted onto the programme until the number of places available on the programme has been filled.
Other applicants who fulfil the entry requirements will be waitlisted in the order their applications are received and may gain entry into the programme if a place becomes available.