Approved training for national and STCW-F certificates

This table sets out:
  • the name of the certificate
  • the training (national award) you need to complete to achieve the certificate, and
  • the names of the training providers who run the training.

If you can’t find the certificate you are looking for in this table - check these training pages:

National and STCW-F certificates

Training (national award)

Training provider(s)

Advanced Deckhand - Fishing

NZ Certificate in Fishing Vessel Crewing (Level 3)p

International Maritime Institute of New Zealand

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Westport Deep Sea Fishing School

Marine Engineer Class 4

NZ Diploma in Marine Engineering (Level 6)

International Maritime Institute of New Zealand

New Zealand Maritime School

Marine Engineer Class 5

Marine Engineer Class 5 - steam

Marine Engineer Class 5 - motor and steam

NZ Certificate in Marine Engineering Class 6 (Level 4) with Marine Engineering Class 5 strand

International Maritime Institute of New Zealand

New Zealand Maritime School

Marine Engineer Class 6

NZ Certificate in Marine Engineering Class 6 (Level 4)

International Maritime Institute of New Zealand

New Zealand Maritime School

Mate Fishing Vessel - Limited

NZ Certificate in Maritime Operations (Level 4) with Fishing strand

International Maritime Institute of New Zealand

New Zealand Maritime School

Mate Fishing Vessel - Unlimited

NZ Diploma in Fishing Vessel Operations (Level 6)

International Maritime Institute of New Zealand

Skipper Coastal/offshore

NZ Certificate in Domestic Maritime Operations (Coastal & Offshore) (Level 4)

International Maritime Institute of New Zealand

New Zealand Maritime School

Skipper Restricted Limits

NZ Certificate in Domestic Maritime Operations (Restricted Limits) (Level 4)

Coastguard Boating Education Service

International Maritime Institute of New Zealand

New Zealand Maritime School (Auckland and Warwick Campuses)

SiS Training and Consulting Ltd

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Skipper Fishing Vessel - Limited

NZ Certificate in Maritime Operations (Level 5)

New Zealand Maritime School

International Maritime Institute of New Zealand

Skipper Fishing Vessel - Unlimited

NZ Diploma in Fishing Vessel Operations (Level 6) with Fishing Vessel Skipper strand

International Maritime Institute of New Zealand

1These training providers are approved by the Director to issue ancillary certificates of proficiency.

2Seafarers attending ancillary refresher courses must provide the training provider with a company letter(s):

  • they have actively participated in the mandatory abandon ship and fire drills (and fast rescue boat drills, if applicable) while completing
  • approved seagoing service performing functions appropriate to the certificate they hold, for a period of at least:
    • 12 months in total during the preceding 5 years or
    • 3 months in total during the preceding 6 months

 

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