Courses


Offering a range of short or long-term courses, Mahurangi Technical Institute can prepare you for working in areas as diverse as eco or marine tourism, in an automotive workshop, in a marine laboratory or on a superyacht!
Close relationships with industry and highly qualified and experienced tutors means Mahurangi Technical Institute offers up-to-date, relevant and industry approved courses giving you greater opportunities to gain employment in your chosen field.

Specially designed training facilities mean you get a hands-on education with tutors who have real-world experience. We recognise that individual learning needs vary, therefore student numbers are limited to ensure you get the support, advice and assistance needed to gain your qualification or licence.

Mahurangi Technical Institute (a division of EnterpriseMIT) courses are NZQA approved, and will provide you with the skills necessary to embark on an exciting career or further education.

Please click on the links below for further information about the courses we offer, or use the menu bar at the top of the page to navigate around our website.

Note: Fees listed on this site are indicative only, may vary with course selection and are subject to change. Exact fees can be confirmed as part of your enquiry or application.

Statutory Marine Qualifications Programmes / Courses
Name of Course/Programme Start date/End date(subject to change) Fees includes GST
Certificate in Superyacht Crewing Level 4 (12 weeks tuition) 2017 Course Dates:
Course 1: 23 Jan – 13 April
Course 2: 20 Feb – 12 May
Course 3: 29 May – 18 August
Course 4: 4 Sept – 24 November
2017 Fees:
Domestic students $4277.00
International students: please contact us on + 64 9 425 8493 for fee details.Note: Course fees are subject to change.
STCW
Total duration of the full STCW programme is 7 days. Duration of the individual STCW courses are as follows:
Competence in Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention: 2½
Personal Sea Survival Techniques: 2 Day
Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities: ½ Day
Elementary First Aid: 2 Days
2017 Dates:
January: 11 19; 14 – 22; 25 – 2 Feb
February: 11 – 19 (*SYC); 22 – 1 Mar; 25 Feb – 4 Mar *(SYC)
March: 10 – 18 *(SYC); 29 – 6 Apr
May: 2 – 10 *(OE); 26 – 3 Jun
June: 27 – 5 Jul *(SYC)
July: 11 – 19 *(SYC); 28 – 5 Aug
August: 18 – 26 Aug *(OE)
September: 8 – 16 *(SYC); 29 – 7 Oct
October: 27 – 4 Nov *(SYC)
November: 10 – 18 *(RYA); 21 – 29
December: 5 – 1
Please ring to confirm availability of space before completing enrolment form.
Dates with * indicate spaces may be limited.
2017 Fees:
STCW Basic Fire Fighting: $893.00
STCW Basic Sea Survival: $419.00
STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities: $99.00
STCW Security Awareness Training:$155.00
STCW First Aid: $249.00
Skipper Restricted Limits (SRL) 2017 Course Dates:

Course 3
Online Course: 24 August
Nautical x 1 week: 24 August
Fire Extinguisher & Life Raft: 1 September
Engineering x 2 weeks: 7 September
First Aid x 2 days: 14 September
MROC x 1 day: 16 September

Course 4

Block course dates on site at Warkworth – 17th November to 16th December

Please click here for full course and fee information.
For MNZ administration fee please contact the office.
Eyesight test: $30-00 paid directly to a certified optometrist cost is approximate
Marine Radio Operators Certificate
(MROC)
Course Dates:
Please contact the office for dates. Ph 0800 366 874
2017 Fees: NZ$107.00
Overseas Experience Training
(10 days total)
2017 Dates:
27 April; 15 Aug
2017 Fees:
NZ$2,215.00
Statutory Aquaculture Qualifications Programmes / Courses
Name of Course/Programme Start date/End date(subject to change) Fees includes GST
Electric Fishing Certificate
(3 days of tuition)
Courses run on demand. Please contact us for further information. 2017 Course Fees:
Domestic students: NZ$740.00. Includes transport during the
course to various fishing spots; tuition and documentation
Statutory RYA Qualifications Programmes / Courses
Name of Course/Programme Start date/End date(subject to change) Fees includes GST
RYA Powerboat Level 2
(2 days – 8.30am – 4.30pm)
2017 Dates
Please click here for dates
$515
Certificates are issued by the Royal Yachting Association, Southhampton, United Kingdom.
RYA Coastal Skipper (Motor)
(4 week course)
2017 Dates:
9 February; 2 November
NZ$5,035
RYA Coastal Skipper (Sail)
(4 week course)
2017 Dates:
2 February: 31 October
4 week course: NZ$5,035
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore (Motor)
(4 week course)
2017 Dates:
2 February; 31 October
NZ$5,675 (Block price)
NZ$3,420 (Practical and theory only)
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore (Sail)
(4 week course)
2017 Dates:
2 February; 31 October
NZ$5,675 (Block price)
NZ$3,230 (Practical and theory only)
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory
(7 days)
2017 Dates:
7 March; 28 November
NZ$1,777
Statutory Hospitality Qualifications Programmes / Courses
Name of Course/Programme Start date/End date(subject to change) Fees includes GST
Bar Manager Certificate / License Controller Qualification
(2 and a half days, 9am to 3.30pm)
2017 Course Dates:
Course 1/16: Feb 2, 3, 4
Course 2/16: Apr 4, 5, 6
Course 3/16: May 11, 18, 19
Course 4/16: Jul 13, 14, 15
Course 5/16: Aug 22, 23, 24
Course 6/16 Oct 17, 18, 19
Course 7/16: Nov 28, 29, 30
2017 Fees:
Domestic Students $290.00
International Students $450.00
*Please note – A $20.00 charge for the issue of the ServiceIQ LCQ certificate is included in the above fees.
Certificate in Food Safety
(1 days, 9am to 3.30pm)
2016 Course Dates:
Course 1/16: Feb 18
Course 2/16: Mar 22
Course 3/16: May 6
Course 4/16: Jul 28
Course 5/16: Aug 8
Course 6/16: Oct 28
Course 7/16: Nov 28
2016 Fees:
Domestic students: NZ$184.00 including
GST
Barista Certificate
(Day Class: 4 days. The course runs Mon – Fri, 9am – 3.30pm)
2016 Course Dates:
Course 1/16: Jan 27, 28, 29
Course 2/16: Feb 15, 16, 17
Course 3/16: Jun 27, 28, 29
Course 4/16: Aug 15, 16, 17
Course 5/16: Sep 12, 13, 14
Course 6/16: Oct 19, 20, 21
Course 7/16: Nov 21, 22, 23
Course 8/16: Dec 7, 8, 9
2016 Fees:
Domestic students: NZ$300.00 including
GST
Statutory CCAS (Pets) Qualifications Programmes / Courses
Name of Course/Programme Start date/End date(subject to change) Fees includes GST
CCAS (Pets)
(40 weeks)
Other Animal Options:
Enrolments throughout the year
$695.00 per animal option. Overseas students will
have extra costs to cover handling and postage.
Statutory First Aid Certificate Programmes / Courses
Name of Course/Programme Start date/End date(subject to change) Fees includes GST
First Aid Courses Full 2 Day First Aid Course click here for dates
Full 1 Day First Aid Course click here for dates
NZ$245.00
NZ$160.00
1 Day First Aid Refresher Course For refresher course dates please click here NZ$105.00
Below is a quick overview of STCW courses. Please click on the course name for more details.
Courses Dates Fees (NZ$ including GST)
Basic STCW: 2016 Course Dates
January: 11 19; 14 – 22; 25 – 2 Feb
February: 11 – 19 (*SYC); 22 – 1 Mar; 25 Feb – 4 Mar *(SYC)
March: 10 – 18 *(SYC); 29 – 6 Apr
May: 2 – 10 *(OE); 26 – 3 Jun
June: 27 – 5 Jul *(SYC)
July: 11 – 19 *(SYC); 28 – 5 Aug
August: 18 – 26 Aug *(OE)
September: 8 – 16 *(SYC); 29 – 7 Oct
October: 27 – 4 Nov *(SYC)
November: 10 – 18 *(RYA); 21 – 29
December: 5 – 1
Please ring to confirm availability of space before completing enrolment form.
Dates with * indicate spaces may be limited.
Fire Fighting
First Aid
Sea Survival
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR)
Security Awareness Training (SAT)
2016 Fees:
$893.00
$245.00
$419.00
$99.00
$155.00