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Diploma in Foreign Going Master or Chief (Level 7)

Manukau Institute of Technology
1 hour
Graduate diploma / certificate
On campus
Contact school for start dates

About this program

Programme highlights

Nautical Master

Progress to overall command of your vessel.

Develop specialist knowledge so you can take responsibility for the crew, cargo and passengers, and manage the ship's records and administration. Get essential analytical and problem-solving skills to command a foreign-going ship or for managerial positions ashore.

Marine Engineering | Chief MEC 1 and MEC 2

Progress to being in charge of engineering and technical departments on the most complex and technologically advanced ships.

Develop advanced knowledge plus analytical and problem-solving skills to become a high-level trouble shooter whose resourcefulness will be called on time and again. Build on your specialist knowledge to take charge of some or all operations, and lead teams of engineers.

Please note: This programme commences in 2019 and replaces the current Chief Mate and Master Certificate (Level 7) and Marine Engineer Class 2 and Marine Engineer Class 1 (Level 7).

Start Month(s) - Master: February 2019, Chief MEC 1: Modular, MEC 2: February 2019 (modular).

Career opportunities


Senior officers and masters on foreign-going ships of any type and tonnage; managerial shore-based positions.

Chief MEC 1 and MEC 2

Senior engineers and heads of technical departments onboard the most complex and advanced vessels; technical operations onboard large cruise ships; managerial shore-based positions.

Further training or study

Postgraduate programmes in the shipping industry.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Contact info

Manukau Institute of Technology

Corner of East Tamaki Road and Newbury Street
2023 Auckland
New Zeeland


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