Aim: To gain detailed boating knowledge.
Duration: 30 hours followed by a written and oral assessment.
Qualification: NZ Boatmaster Certificate,
Unit Standard 26541 is available.
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.