This means that you will now graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more
Duration will vary depending on your sea-time and any prior qualifications you may have. The programme includes a 36-43 weeks full time block course here in Nelson.
2023: Average fee is between $6,000-$8,000 plus $240 Student Services Levy. Additional individual course fees may apply - dependent on prior learning experience.
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.
This qualification is an approved training programme for MNZ Watchkeeper Deck (or IMO STCW II/1 Officer of the Watch).
Located in Nelson, the International Maritime Institute of New Zealand (IMINZ) is part of Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT). Since 1976 when we opened as the New Zealand School of Fisheries, we have been training outstanding seafarers. At IMINZ we offer a range of qualifications for both entry level and experienced seafarers.
This programme is for mariners who meet the requirements of Maritime New Zealand (MNZ)(external link) to apply for their Watchkeeper Deck Certificate of Competency, please see the Watchkeeper Deck MNZ guidelines(external link) for more information.
This qualification is also a recognised programme for the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)(external link) certificate STCW II/1 Officer of the Watch (OOW).