New Zealand Certificate in Marine Engineering Class 6 (Level 4)
with an optional specialty in Marine Engineering Class 5 (MEC 5)
Get the skills and knowledge to become a marine engineer.
This programme is ideal if you are newly employed in the maritime industry, or you are engine room crew wishing to progress to a marine engineer role. If you are new to the maritime industry and would like to become a marine engineer, this is the place to start.
You will learn the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain engine room and auxiliary equipment to entry-level Marine Engineer Class 6 (MEC 6) standards under the Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework.
It will prepare you for work on ships operating in New Zealand and foreign waters. You will also get skills in how to work safely onboard and what to do in an emergency.
Graduates will generally operate under broad supervision from the chief engineer and the vessel master. You may find yourself working on a range of commercial coastal vessels including fishing trawlers, tug boats, ferries or charter boats.
January, May, August
New Zealand Maritime School, Online
|Youth Guarantee (fees-free*)||Not available|
MEC 6: Full-time for 12 teaching weeks.
Includes in-class attendance, online and Training Record Book (TRB) tasks.
MEC 5: Additional 5 teaching weeks.
|International fees||NZD $16,200 (approx.)|
|Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*)||Not available|
|Qualification leads to||
New Zealand Certificate
Information is correct as at February 2021. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2021 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2021 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2021 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2021 are based on the 2020 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2021. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology Limited is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.