The aim of this programme is to provide the marine industry with people who have the knowledge and skills to work unsupervised as yacht riggers.
Modules within this programme include: Workplace Health and Safety, Sustainability, Materials, You and Your Team, Your Tools and Equipment, Your Calculations, Technical Skills, Drawings, and Yacht Rig Design.
Engineering Technician, System Service & Repair
Legal eligibility to study in NZ (immigration status verified). Employed in a marine environment. Minimum of 16 years of age. English language requirements.
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 + $517.50 block course fee (1 available)*
* 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.
Programme Length (Total Learning Hours)
Approx. 26 months (1600 hours)
Workplace Based / Online / Self-Study
One Available - Working At Heights
Qualification to which this programme leads
New Zealand Certificate in Yacht Rigging