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 Watchkeepers (STCW) Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch Class 3 certificate of competency and / or the domestic Class 4 certificate of competency.
STCW Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch Class 3 (MEC3) Certificate of Competency
This qualification provides the domestic and international maritime industry, with marine engineers who are able to work as Engineer Officer of the Watch on merchant navy vessels of any size and propulsion power, anywhere in the world.
MNZ Marine Engineer Class 4 (MEC4) STCW-F
Provides the domestic maritime industry, with marine engineers who are able to work in as Chief Engineer.
Blended delivery (online and in person)
A flexible learning approach gives you the option of completing a few components of the courses online, minimising time away from your job.
The blended delivery of the programme also contributes to your employability by enhancing your core transferable skills; particularly digital literacy, problem solving, communication skills and team work.
This Diploma will enable you to pathway into the Level 7 degree courses leading to Marine Engineering Officer Qualifications.