The aim of this programme is to provide the marine industry with people working with yacht spars who have the knowledge and skills to work unsupervised as composite spar makers.
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
Composites, Marina, Marine
Programme Length (Total Learning Hours)
Approx. 36 months (2130 hours)
Workplace Based / Online / Self-Study
Qualification to which this programme leads
New Zealand Certificate in Yacht Spar Making - Composite