Aim: To gain detailed boating knowledge.
Duration: 30 hours followed by a written and oral assessment.
Qualification: NZ Boatmaster Certificate,
Unit Standard is currently being revised.
19 December 2019.
Coastguard Boating Education is currently revising its assessment materials for US 26451. Students enrolled after 18th December 2019 will not be eligible for the unit standard with the existing assessment. This does not mean you cannot gain the unit standard. If you want to get the unit standard please email firstname.lastname@example.org and when the new assessment is complete we will provide access to our online assessment portal. You can complete the assessment at no extra charge. We apologise for the delay – you can still get the unit standard but it may not be available until mid-2020.
The Boatmaster course is a comprehensive course for boaties with current knowledge and experience.
It applies to a wide range of vessels including yachts, launches, and powerboats. As part of the pathway of Coastguard Boating Education courses, the material extends your knowledge in - chartwork, navigation techniques, distress signals, emergency procedures, knots, rope work, and provides a thorough understanding of the rules of the road at sea.
This course is a component of the New Zealand Certificate in Domestic Maritime Operations (Restricted Limits) (Level 4)
Classroom Students Only: It is highly recommended that you have some critical resources to enable you to complete the course - the Boatmaster Upgrade Pack is available for purchase here. If you are purchasing the Home Study course, this upgrade is not required.