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25 weeks total duration - includes online/distance learning components and a 3 week block course here in Nelson.
2022: $818 plus $150 Student Services Levy
A Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).
Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.
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This programme contributes to graduates obtaining their Maritime New Zealand licence: Advanced Deckhand – Fishing
This programme is eligible for fees-free under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Please note fees will only be covered under TTAF until 31 December 2022. Find full details about the fund here.(external link) Students are advised to enquire about their eligibility for any other fees-free funding when enrolling.(external link)
If you want to enter the maritime industry or have been part of a fishing crew and want to move to a role where a Maritime New Zealand Advanced Deckhand – Fishing certificate may be required then this qualification is for you.
Through this qualification, you will gain the skills and knowledge you need to work under general supervision in coastal, offshore and unlimited operational limits as specified in the Maritime New Zealand Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework.
Completion of this programme is a prerequisite to applying for a Maritime New Zealand Advanced Deckhand – Fishing (ADH-F) licence. Graduates will also be able to apply to be licensed under the International Convention of Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel (STCW-F).
The ADH-F certificate corresponds with a certificate issued under Resolution 4 of the International Convention on the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel (STCW-F).