Marine Systems Engineering - Apprenticeship

The aim of this programme is to provide the marine industry with people who have knowledge and skills of marine systems engineering, who are able to install engineering systems.

Graduates will have the specialised knowledge and skills of the componentry aspects of system engineering in the marine industry.

Modules within this programme include: Workplace Health and Safety, Sustainability, Materials, You and Your Team, Your Tools and Equipment, Your Calculations, System Installation, Marine Systems Engineering Technical Skills, Drawings, and Service & Repair.

  Career Options

Marine Systems Engineer, Engineering Technician, System Service & Repair

  Entry Requirements

Legal eligibility to study in NZ (immigration status verified). Employed in a marine 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 annual fee + $2,939.40 block course* fees (2 courses)

* Block course fee is an estimated cost for the entire programme duration.  Some learners may not require a block course as it depends on the workplace capability.