National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Customary Fishing)

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Seafood Harvesting (Fishing)

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Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to recognise the skills and knowledge of customary fishers, using practices that enhance the sustainable management of fishing. Holders of this qualification will be able to demonstrate a range of basic skills and knowledge in customary fishing techniques and practices, specific to species of kaimoana, kairoto or kaiawa.

This qualification also allows for some flexibility to recognise skills the trainee may have in other seafood, maritime or Maori related areas.

This qualification provides a pathway to the following qualifications:
. National Certificate in Seafood Maori (Customary Fishing Management) (Level 4) [Ref: 1065].
. National Certificate in Seafood (Level 4) with optional strands in Aquaculture, and Processing [Ref: 0854].

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Fisheries Studies at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant

Provided by:

BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair



The grant is up to $1000 .

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Eric Tate Scholarship

Provided by:

Central Hawkes Bay District Council - Trust Secretary




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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 691 111
Phone: (08) 00 20 80 20
Fax: (04) 801 9626

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