Advanced Maritime Pilot Training

Who should attend

Maritime pilots and trainee pilots. The course is also suitable for marine managers and harbour masters wishing to update on pilotage matters.

Course highlights

The Advanced Maritime Pilot course is designed for maritime pilots with the aim to update participants on a range of topics in the areas of navigation and port safety management. It will enable to participants to formulate opinions on professional matters and addresses issue of concern to maritime pilots.

The course meets the requirements of Maritime Rule 90.115

Please note that this training is also accepted by AMSA for Coastal Pilotage professional development.

Key facts

Start Date(s)

Monday 13 May 2024 – Friday 17 May 2024
Monday 4 November 2024 – Friday 8 November 2024

A minimum of six participants are required to run this course.

Duration 5 days
Time Monday 9:00am - 4:30pm, Tuesday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Study location(s) New Zealand Maritime School
Study method In-class
Domestic fees $4,320 (approx.)
International fees (NZD) NZD$4,320 (approx.)
Course code N/A
Offered by School of NZ Maritime

Entry requirements


  • Automatic Radar Plotting Aid operators certificate of proficiency.
  • The participant must hold a pilot's licence or must be enrolled in a pilot-training programme.

For more information, phone 0800 62 62 52 or enquire below.

Information is correct as at 18 February 2024. The fee quoted is an indicative short course fee. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. Short courses stated as eligible for free study in 2024 are based on the 2023 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2024. International Students holding an appropriate visa may enrol on this course. All short course fees are in New Zealand Dollars and inclusive of GST. Manukau Institute of Technology reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course with insufficient enrolments or for any other reason where cancellation is necessary before the course is planned to start. Manukau Institute of Technology is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Te Pukenga is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020.