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New Zealand Diploma in Marine Engineering (Level 6)

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
Nelson
English
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Program description

Prepare yourself for employment in the merchant navy on vessels of any size, operating anywhere in the world.

This programme is a significant part of the Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) training requirements for students to gain the internationally recognised Standards of Training and Certification of Watch keepers (STCW) Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch Class 3 certificate of competency or Maritime New Zealand Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework Class 4 certificate of competency.

STCW Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch Class 3 certificate of competency

Provides the domestic and international maritime industry, with marine engineers who are able to work in an engineering capacity as Engineer Officer of the Watch on merchant navy vessels.

MNZ Seafarer Certification and Operation Limits Framework Class 4 certificate of competency

Provides the domestic maritime industry, with marine engineers who are able to work in an engineering capacity as Chief Engineer.

Blended delivery (online and in person)

A flexible learning approach gives you the option of completing components of the courses online, minimising time away from your job, while taking advantage of your workplace situation to enhance the relevance of your learning.

Core skills

The blended delivery of the programme will also contribute to your employability by enhancing your core transferable skills; particularly digital literacy, problem solving, communication skills and team work.

Pathway

This Diploma will enable you to pathway into the Level 7 degree courses leading to Marine Engineering Officer Qualifications.

Length: Duration will vary depending on your sea-time and any prior qualifications you may have. The programme includes a 30 - 36 weeks full time block course here in Nelson.

Admission requirements

Academic Requirements

There are no minimum academic requirements for entry.

Training record book

There is no arranged work-based training within this programme.

However students must have completed their Marine Engineering Training Record Book (TAR book) prior to attend the block course. This TAR book is presented to the Maritime New Zealand Examiner prior to the final Oral Examination.

English Language Requirements

All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to undertake this programme, which is taught and assessed in English. Those students whose first language is not English should have an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 6.0 (with no band lower than 5.5), issued within the last two years, or equivalent.

TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)

TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 20)

University of Cambridge English Examinations - FCE, or FCE for schools, or CAE, or CPE with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill

Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PToE (Academic) score of 50

City & Guilds IESOL - B2 Communicator with a score of 66

Other requirements

Prior to attending the FFT511 and SSC511 courses, applicants must provide: a medical certificate or other acceptable medical certificate, not more than two years old at the time of attending the FFT511 Advanced Fire Fighting Course, and the SSC511 Proficiency in Survival Craft course.


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Tuition fees

NZ$19,900 per year.
*Fees are valid for study in 2020

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About this institute

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT), established in 1905, is today the northern South Island’s premier education provider of post-secondary school education through to postgraduate level. NMIT is a Category 1 ranked institution by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, and...


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Contact info

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

322 Hardy Street
7042 Nelson
New Zealand

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www.nmit.ac.nz

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