Kete Ki Marae Ora

NZQA: Certificate in Master Diving Level 4

About Kete Ki Marae Ora

Kete Ki Marae Ora reflects an understanding of the rights and authority granted to operate at a higher level. You will learn your rights and responsibilities when called on to collect on behalf of your marae.

It’s also about:

  • Connecting people to their rights and responsibilities in relation to the land and sea with a focus on conservation and sustainability
  • Connecting people to their whanau and hapu aspirations
  • Providing people with safe access to their underwater environment via scuba diving and marine activities
  • “Ka tu ki uta, Ka noho ki te moana” – “Guardians of the incoming and outgoing tides”

Programme Outline

The purpose of this programme is to train qualified dive guides and assistant guides who have the ability to work in the dive, marine, aquaculture, or adventure tourism industries while embedding knowledge of Matauranga Maori. 

Unit Title Credits
4383* Snorkel dive with safety

2

4384* Scuba dive and perform rescues in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres

7

4385* Navigate prescribed routes underwater

4

4387* Perform diver rescues

7

4388* Complete a night dive

4

4393* Complete underwater search and recovery dives

4

4398* Complete deep dives to between 18 and 40 metres, and perform tasks

5

4400 Identify marine species common to dive site

4

4401 Hunt and collect preselected objects underwater

3

4402* Complete a dive off a boat

3

4403 Complete a shore dive

4

4405 Fill dive cylinders

1

4415 Recognise diving related ill-health conditions

2

6400* Manage first aid in an emergency situation

2

6401* Provide first aid

1

6402* Provide basic life support

1

8273 Supervise and control dive operations

15

8296 Instruct clients in snorkel diving

5

23349* Administer supplemental oxygen at the surface to divers experiencing physiological problems

2

 

Note: Units with a ‘*’ are achieved as part of the National Certificate in Diving (Level 3)

Certifications Achieved

  • NZQA National Certificate in Diving (Leadership)
  • Cornerstone Education Certificate in Master Diving (Level 4)
  • SSI Wreck Diving Specialty
  • SSI Enriched Air Nitrox
  • SSI Science of Diving
  • SSI Dive Guide
  • SSI Snorkel Instructor

Course Expectations

  • Full time
  • 14 weeks
  • 32 logged dives
  • 3-4 days per week
  • Minimum 20 hours contact time per week
  • Home study time

Fees

$7,015.00 – This course is eligible for student loans and allowances through Studylink

 

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