Institute of Technology or PolytechnicNelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) - Te Pukenga
This course is available
Level of Study
245 credit hours
Next start date
Expected Sep 2024
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
This qualification will give you the skills you need to apply for your Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) Skipper Fishing Vessel - Unlimited COC.
If you have completed your Mate Fishing Vessel - Unlimited qualification and have been working at sea, offshore, on a fishing vessel of 12m or more for at least 12 months, you can now return and complete this optional strand and progress your career.
This programme contains all the training and supplementary certificates you will need for your COC. Including STCW basic safety training, advanced fire fighting, PISC and rescue boats, GMDSS Radio Operator.
This optional strand includes:
Navigation and command control
Fishing Vessel Management
Fishing Vessel Operations
Medical First Aid.
NCEA Level 2
A qualification on the NZQF at Level 4 or above in a related discipline
Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic Entry Requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager or delegate.
English Language requirements
IELTS test: Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5. TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42; Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill. OET: Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests. NZCEL - Level 4 (Academic). Language Cert - C1 Expert International ESOL Written (LRW) PASS with no less than 25/50 in each skill and Spoken (S) PASS.