Maritime Operations - Skipper Restricted Limits
Level 4

Maritime Operations - Skipper Restricted Limits

  • NMIT is part of Te Pūkenga

    This means that you will now graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates

    No start dates are currently available. Register to be informed when new dates are added.
  • Length

    24 weeks total duration – includes online/distance learning components and a 5 week block course here in Nelson prior to your MNZ Final Examination

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2023: $1,480 plus $170 Student Services Levy

    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.

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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.

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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.









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