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This programme is run full time over a 12 week period
$3,942 plus $150 Student Services Levy
Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.
NZ2506 - New Zealand Certificate in Maritime (Crewing) (Level 3)
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.
We have been delivering maritime training since 1976.
Enrol and study with Superyacht Captains, Engineers, Chief Stewardess’ and Chefs.
Our tutors are current with extensive contacts within the superyacht industry.
During this twelve week programme you will learn a wide range of skills which will prepare you for anything life as a superyacht crew member can throw at you.
Offering the use of world class learning facilities, local charter yachts, powerboats, simulators, live restaurant and bar, luxury accommodation and the only course in NZ giving you two multi day yacht trips to get to grips with living at sea.
Check out the multi day yacht trip you will experience in conjunction with Sail Nelson(external link).
Regardless if you are seeking a role as a deck hand, stewardess or engineer we offer an introduction to all aspects of on board life.
You will gain internationally recognised qualifications from worldwide training associations such as RYA - Royal Yachting Association (UK), PYA - Professional Yachting Association (France), STCW – Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping (international), as well as the IMINZ – International Maritime Institute of New Zealand, Certificate in Superyacht Crewing.
This programme is highly practical with learning taking place mostly together as a class group. There are also some online learning components and self-directed study.
At the conclusion of your Certificate you may have the opportunity to be interviewed by a professional yacht recruiter for potential yacht jobs.
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
STCW – Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping
RYA – Royal Yachting Association
CBES – Coastguard Boating Education NZ
Radio Spectrum NZ
IMINZ - International Maritime Institute of New Zealand
PYA – Professional Yachting Association
NMIT has been accredited to provide training in the skills required to gain a GUEST letter of assessment(external link) in;