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New Zealand Certificate in Marine Engineering Class 6 (Level 4) with strand in Marine Engineering Class 5

Key information

Level of study:
Certificate
Tuition fees:
Duration:
14 weeks (full-time, may...
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Start date: 20-January-2020
Campus:
New Zealand Maritime School - City Campus
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Course details

Summary

Programme highlights

Get the skills and knowledge to get an entry-level job as a marine engineer.

This qualification will prepare you for work on ships operating in New Zealand and foreign waters.

You will learn how to operate, monitor and maintain engine room and auxiliary equipment.

You will also get skills in how to work safely onboard and what to do in an emergency.

This qualification meets the requirements for training for the Maritime New Zealand Marine Engineer Class 6 (MEC6) and Marine Engineer Class 5 (MEC5) Certificate of Competency.

Career opportunities

Marine Engineer Class 6 or Marine Engineer Class 5.

Programme structure

Marine Engineer Class 6 (Mec 6)

  • STCW Basic Safety Training – Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR)
  • Proficiency in Security Awareness
  • Machinery and systems operation practicum MEC 6
  • Machinery and systems operation MEC 6
  • Machinery and systems maintenance practicum MEC 6
  • Machinery and systems maintenance MEC 6
  • Slipway preparation MEC 6

Marine Engineer Class 5 (Mec 5)

  • Safe work and stability
  • Machinery and systems operation MEC 5
  • Machinery and systems maintenance MEC 5
  • Environmental protection practices MEC 5
  • STCW Basic Safety training – Basic Sea Survival
  • STCW Basic Safety Training – Basic Fire Fighting
  • STCW Basic Safety Training – Basic First Aid

Optional Course

  • Marine Dangerous Goods
  • STCW Basic Safety Training - Basic First Aid

Further training or study

New Zealand Certificate in Marine Engineering (Level 6)

Graduates can also progress to higher-level marine engineering qualifications leading to Marine Engineer Class 1 (MEC 1) under the Maritime New Zealand Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework.

Entry criteria

Entry to this qualification is open but completion does not guarantee the award of a Maritime New Zealand license.

General

Applicants are required to complete Year 12 or equivalent of secondary school.

Entry requirements vary from country to country.

IELTS test: Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 530 (with an essay score of 4.5 TWE); TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); Cambridge English Examinations: B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill; OET at Grade C in all sub-tests; Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36.

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