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Skipper Restricted Limits Programme

So you want a career in the NZ Marine Industry?

Coastguard Boating Education offers candidates a flexible, modular way to gain their Skipper Restricted Limits Certificate. Our course is well suited to someone looking to work in the marine industry as a career, someone who is already working in the industry or someone coming into the industry later in life, perhaps as the result of buying a marine-based business or looking to change careers.

Take a look at some of our real-life stories from past students HERE

We are a NZQA Maritime NZ approved training provider for the NZ Certificate in Domestic Maritime Operations (CIDMO). This is a level 4 (85 credit) qualification. You must hold CIDMO to be eligible to sit the Maritime NZ Skipper Restricted Limits (SRL) exam. 

You may also be eligible for fees free, which supports learners in their study or training. To find out more visit feesfree.govt.nz and select 'provider based' training options.

We have created a brochure that enables you to find out more about our programme, giving you information about what is involved and the process you need to take to get your qualification. If you would like to request a brochure, please click the button below.  



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To use your Coastguard NZ new member discount for $100 off a Day Skipper course, please in put your membership number in the Discount Code field below (e.g. 123456). This discount code may not be used in conjunction with any other offer, and can only be redeemed once. 

To use your Coastguard NZ 15% membership discount on other selected Home Study courses, input "CGM" and your Coastguard membership number (e.g. CGM78091) into the  "Discount Code" field below. This discount code may not be used in conjunction with any other offer. The courses included in this discount offer are: Day Skipper (Not to be used in conjunction with $100 discount), Boatmaster, Maritime VHF Radio Operator Certificate, Inboard Engine Maintenance, Outboard Engine Maintenance and GPS Operator.

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