This program is for learners wishing to be involved in Ships operations. Learners will be competent at Port operations, Ships husbandry, Maritime Geography, Ships construction and Lifting Gear, International Trade Orientation, Marine Risk and Insurance. Legal Principles applied to Shipping. Learners complete either one of two electives, Managing Liner Trades or Occupational health and Safety. Learners completing this program will apply for positions with Ships agents and related Port companies.
The Certificates offered are made up of unit standards. Unit standards are building blocks that make up the National Qualifications framework. A credit is made up of 10 notional hours. If a unit standard has 6 credits a learner is expected to attend to some form of learning for the duration of 60 hours, whether it is practical, assignments, or work experience.