From 1 October 2022, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more
Full-time and part-time
12 weeks full-time
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.
Gain the skills and knowledge you need to apply for your Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).
This Maritime Crewing programme caters for entry-level deck and engine room crew keen to work at sea on large seagoing vessels.
You have the option to complete the programme with one of two strands, either Deck Crewing, or, Engineering.
Each strand meets the competency standards required under STCW and as specified in the Maritime New Zealand Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework(external link).
Either of these licences will allow you to work with limited supervision as a crew on vessels operating in unlimited waters.