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NZ Certificate in Domestic Maritime Operations (Restricted Limits) (Level 4 )

Pathway to Skipper Restricted Limits (SRL)

Aim

The aim is to qualify and train individuals to the regulatory standards required to skipper, undertake maintenance, and safely operate boats within the limits specified in the qualification and prepare these people for the regulatory Seafarer Certification (SRL).  The qualification is intended for persons working as deck crew or persons with suitable experience as skipper on a recreational vessel who wish to progress to the role of skipper on a restricted limits vessel. 


Completion of this qualification is a pre-requisite to applying for a Maritime New Zealand Skipper Restricted Limits Certificate. Award of the Skipper Restricted Limits Certificate by Maritime New Zealand may also require the completion: a logbook, oral exam and ancillary certificates.


Graduate Profile


Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

1. Plan a passage and navigate using electronic and non-electronic navigational systems.

2. Operate a restricted limits vessel at sea. 

3. Maintain legal compliance on a restricted limits vessel. 

4. Maintain safety and respond to emergencies on a restricted limits vessel. 

 5. Operate vessel propulsion, auxiliary machinery and systems. 

 6. Maintain vessel propulsion, auxiliary machinery and systems. (from 2505 version 1)

Education / Pathway

This qualification can build on the skills developed in:

• New Zealand Certificate in Domestic Maritime Crewing (Level 3) [Ref: 2895]. 

 Graduates wishing to continue with domestic maritime operations can progress to:

• New Zealand Certificate in Domestic Maritime Operations (Coastal and Offshore) (Level 4) [Ref: 2892].

Graduates may also progress to qualifications recognised internationally under the Standards for Training Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW): 

 • New Zealand Certificate in Maritime Operations (Level 4) with strands in Fishing and Watchkeeping [Ref: 2513] 

 • New Zealand Certificate in Maritime Operations (Level 5) [Ref: 2512] 

 • New Zealand Diploma in Nautical Science (Level 6) [Ref: 2515]. (from 2505 version 1)

Employment / Pathway

Holders of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge required to work as a skipper on vessels operating within the restricted limits as defined in the New Zealand Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework. Typical roles may be as skipper on work boats, water taxis or small ferries under 12 metres in length and carrying fewer than 12 passengers. With additional training and sea time, graduates may progress to roles such as: 
 • Skipper Coastal/Offshore 
 • Mate or master fishing vessel 
 • Watchkeeper Deck < 500GT 

 • Master < 500GT • Watchkeeper Deck – Unlimited, which is the mandatory prerequisite to Master of a Foreign Going Ship (Master Mariner) qualifications.

(from 2505 version 1)

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Programme Information

Role:

Skipper’s (master’s) functions and duties on: 

· passenger and non-passenger ships less than 12 metres length overall, carrying up to 19 passengers within restricted limits (which includes both enclosed and inshore limits) 

 · fishing vessels less than 12 metres length overall, in enclosed, inshore and inshore fishing limits. (requires Maritime NZ SRL certificate)

Delivery Options:

• BLENDED: distance (home-based study), classroom and onboard practical hours

2022 Fees: $1,740

Funding Options Available:

• *Fees-Free 

 • *CBE Scholarship 

 *Check your eligibility HERE

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DISCOUNT CODES

To use your National 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 National 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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