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From 2023, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of
Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. See more here.
Add just one day to your study programme and be qualified to operate a vessel carrying any number of people on board.
You will master:
Achieve order out of chaos in one afternoon
This one-day session will test your communication skills and leadership through a range of real-time scenarios. This will not only breed confidence in you but also help you deal with the unexpected - an imperative out in the workplace and especially so in the maritime industry.
Once you have your SRL certificate and six months sea services on a commercial passenger vehicle you can perform a skipper’s (master’s) functions and duties on passenger ships less than 12 metres length overall, carrying any number of passengers within restricted limits (which includes both enclosed and inshore limits).
This endorsement is highly sought-after in the maritime industry - especially maritime tourism.
Imagine operating a charter boat in the Abel Tasman National Park or skippering an engine-powered catamaran across the Kaikoura Canyon watching Humpback whales, dolphins and albatross breach for air then dive in search of food. Not too shabby, right?