Maritime Operations - Watchkeeper Deck <500GT Near Coastal
Level 4

Maritime Operations - Watchkeeper Deck <500GT Near Coastal

  • 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.
  • Study options

    Full-time or part-time

  • Length

    24 weeks total duration - includes online/distance learning components and a 15-18 week block course here in Nelson prior to your MNZ Final Examination.

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2023: $7,447 plus $240 Student Services Levy for 120 credits. Additional course fees will apply for learners with no prior maritime course completion or experience. Contact NMIT for further information.

    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.

  • National qualification code


This programme contributes to graduates obtaining their Maritime New Zealand licence: Watchkeeper Deck 500t Near Coastal.

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The MNZ licence for Watchkeeper Deck 500t Near Coastal licences enable you to work on a vessel operating within the coastal and offshore limits (currently up to 200 nautical miles off the NZ coast).

These strands also include all the short courses you require to gain your licence, such as all the STCW basic and advanced short courses, and Radio certificates.









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