"It is important that you enjoy what you study. At times, you do need to push through some hard grafting as with all tertiary studies. Enjoying the little things really help to keep the drive and motivation high to succeed and throughout the hard grafting, whether I showed it or not, I was actually enjoying it.
Without my qualification, I wouldn't be eligible for the job. I qualified as a second mate and went back for the mates masters course as soon as possible. Now I have my chief mates licence."
"Working on a cruise line, we get the opportunity to visit amazing places. I've been to Alaska, Canada, down the east and west coasts of America, through the Panama Canal, around Asia. All our travel is paid for, so it's a great way to see the world.
We've developed flexible learning options to make it easier for you to get qualified. With part-time and online options you can choose to study in a way that suits you.
We work closely with industry and employers to ensure what we teach is what is needed in today's changing market.
At the New Zealand Maritime School, you will apply classroom learning to real-world situations and graduate with the hands-on skills that are in demand.