This means that you will now graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more
Full-time or part-time
Duration will vary depending on your sea-time and any prior qualifications you may have. The programme includes a 30 - 36 weeks full time block course here in Nelson.
2023: Average fee $6,000-$8,000 plus $240 Student Services Levy. Additional individual course fees may apply – dependent on prior learning experience
A 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.
Prepare yourself for employment in the merchant navy on vessels of any size, operating anywhere in the world.
This programme is a significant part of the Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) training requirements for students to gain the internationally recognised Standards of Training and Certification of Watchkeepers (STCW) Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch Class 3 certificate of competency/the domestic Class 4 certificate of competency.