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This programme is run full time over a 12 week period
2022: $3,953 plus $150 Student Services Levy
A 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.
Nelson, with its busy port and thriving boat culture, is a great place to gain the skills in seamanship and hospitality you need to work in the global superyacht industry.
Delivering maritime training since 1976 NMIT offers expert tutors who are experienced Superyacht Captains, Engineers, Chief Stewardess’ and Chefs who can connect you with their extensive network of contacts within the superyacht industry.
During this twelve-week programme you will gain not only an introduction to all aspects of on-board life but also a wide range of skills, these will prepare you for anything that life as a superyacht crew member can throw at you.
Check out the multi-day yacht trip you will experience in conjunction with Sail Nelson in the below email.
As part of this programme you will have the use of world class learning facilities including local charter yachts, powerboats, simulators, luxury accommodation and an on-campus restaurant and bar, the Rata Room to gain professional training.
At the conclusion of your Certificate you may have the opportunity to be interviewed by a professional yacht recruiter for potential yacht jobs.
As a training institute, NMIT is often the first port of call for students who aspire to work in the yachting industry and it’s an honour to encourage diversity from the ground up.
That includes creating an environment in which all students feel empowered and supported to pursue a rewarding career in the industry, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, or orientation.
Watch to see what it is like to study Superyacht Crewing at NMIT. As part of the programme you also do fire training in the only purpose built 3 storey maritime fire fighting facility in the country.