Maritime Operations - Skipper Coastal Offshore
Level 4

Maritime Operations - Skipper Coastal Offshore

  • Study for free

    Explore fees-free training options here.

  • Locations and dates


    21 February 2022
  • Study options

    Full-time or part-time

  • Length

    24 weeks total duration - includes online/distance learning components and a 15 week block course here in Nelson prior to your MNZ Final Examination.

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    $6,514 plus $218 Student Services Levy dependent on course selection

    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.

  • National qualification code


This programme contributes to graduates obtaining their Maritime New Zealand licence: Skipper Coastal Offshore.

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This programme will give you the skills you need to take charge of, and maintain, the safety of vessels of less than 24 metres length, operating within coastal and offshore limits.

If you already hold a Skipper Restricted Limits Licence, and wish to progress to the role of skipper on coastal or offshore vessels – then this programme is for you.

You may also be eligible for this programme if you hold an MNZ Inshore Launchmaster license or a Local Launch Operator license.

This Maritime Operations - Skipper Coastal Offshore programme will give you the qualification you need to apply for the Maritime New Zealand licence: Skipper Coastal Offshore. It also includes all the short courses you require to gain your licence, such as the fire, survival, first aid and radio certificates. Please refer to the Maritime New Zealand publication Seacert(external link), which will provide information on how much seatime is required for each license.








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