This means that you will now graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more
24 weeks total duration – includes online/distance learning components and a 5 week block course here in Nelson prior to your MNZ Final Examination
2023: $1,480 plus $170 Student Services Levy
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.
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Want to broaden your boating knowledge and be able to skipper a small commercial vessel? NMIT can offer you the flexibility to study around your existing career and keep a balanced lifestyle.
This programme contributes to graduates obtaining their Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) Skipper Restricted Limits (SRL) certificate.
With an SRL, you can perform skipper functions and duties on passenger and non-passenger vessels less than 12 metres in length overall, carrying up to 19 passengers within restricted limits (which includes both enclosed and inshore limits) and on fishing vessels less than 12 metres in length overall, in enclosed and inshore fishing limits.
Once you obtain your SRL certificate, you can progress to larger vessels.
You will learn:
Please read the MNZ Guidelines for Skipper Restricted Limits(external link) for more information.