Marine Coatings - Exterior - Apprenticeship

The aim of this programme is to provide the marine industry with people who have the knowledge and skills to work in unsupervised roles in the exterior coating of refit vessels or new vessels.

This is an entry level qualification for people intending to enter or who are already working in the marine sector, in the refit and construction of vessels.

Modules within this programme include: Workplace Health and Safety, You and Your Team, Your Tools and Equipment, Technical Skills, Materials, Your Calculations, Sustainability, Exterior Painting Technical Skills, Quality Control, and Your Drawings.

  Career Options

Marine Coater, Marine Painter

  Entry Requirements

Legal eligibility to study in NZ (immigration status verified). Employed in a marine coatings environment. Minimum of 16 years of age. English language requirements.

  Course Fees

This programme's fees are covered under Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF).

The TTAF is a Government initiative that will support learners to undertake fees-free vocational education and training in selected programmes.

The fund will cover fees from 1 January 2021 until 31 December 2022

You will be notified of your coverage during your Enrolment Process. 

A Completion fee of $245 will be charged to process and register your final credentials with NZQA. This fee is not covered by TTAF.


Cost (2023) - $1,306.40