New Zealand Diploma in Marine Engineering

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the maritime industry with personnel who have the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain engine room and auxiliary equipment to Marine Engineer Class 3 (MEC3) or Class 4 (MEC4) standards under the Maritime New Zealand Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework.

The qualification is intended for marine engineers wishing to progress to more senior roles or move to larger vessels but is also open to new entrants to the industry.

Completion of this qualification is a pre-requisite to applying for a Maritime New Zealand Marine Engineer Class 3 (MEC3) or Class 4 (MEC4) Certificate. Award of these certificates by Maritime New Zealand may also require the completion of a logbook, oral exam and ancillary certificates.

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