Institute of Technology or PolytechnicNelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
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Start your career in the maritime industry with this entry level Certificate in Domestic Maritime Crewing. This programme is ideal if you're new to maritime or wish to progress to a role where a Maritime New Zealand Qualified Deck Crew certificate may be required.
Qualify to become a deck crew member
You will gain the skills and knowledge needed to operate as a safe and effective deck crew member under limited supervision on vessels of less than 24 metres in length, operating in restricted and near coastal waters.
If you are already working in the Maritime industry but don't have any formal qualification, this is a great starting point.
Completion of this programme is a prerequisite to applying for a;
Graduates wishing to continue with domestic maritime operations can progress to
Graduates may also progress to qualifications recognised internationally under the Standards for Training Certification and Watch keeping (STCW) such as:
Holders of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge required to work as deck crew on either general commercial or passenger vessels operating in restricted or near coastal waters.
With additional training and sea time, you may progress to roles such as
What will I learn?
By the end of this course, you will be able to
This is an entry-level programme therefore there are no minimum academic requirements.
English language requirements: