Minimum Entry Requirements


To qualify you will need to meet the minimum basic requirements listed below, as well as specific requirements for your chosen trade. In order to be considered a more competitive applicant, we recommend exceeding these requirements where possible.

Find out more about the NCEA levels and certificate requirements

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TRADENCEA LEVEL ACHIEVEDSPECIFIC SUBJECT REQUIREMENTSOTHER REQUIREMENTS
CHEF n/a 10 credits in L1 Literacy & Numeracy Colour perception restrictions may apply.
COMBAT SYSTEMS SPECIALIST n/a 10 credits in L1 Literacy & Numeracy Colour perception restrictions apply.
COMMUNICATIONS WARFARE SPECIALIST n/a 10 credits in L1 Literacy & Numeracy Colour perception restrictions may apply.
DIVER n/a 10 credits in L1 Literacy & Numeracy No decreased colour perception.
ELECTRONIC WARFARE SPECIALIST n/a 10 credits in L1 Literacy & Numeracy No decreased colour perception.
HYDROGRAPHIC SYSTEMS OPERATOR n/a 10 credits in L1 Literacy & Numeracy No decreased colour perception.
MUSICIAN n/a 10 credits in L1 Literacy & Numeracy Proficiency with instruments is the main criteria.
Tertiary qualification is desirable. Colour perception restrictions may apply.
OPERATIONAL ADMINISTRATOR n/a 10 credits in L1 Literacy & Numeracy Colour perception restrictions may apply.
SEAMANSHIP COMBAT SPECIALIST n/a 10 credits in L1 Literacy & Numeracy Colour perception restrictions apply.
STEWARD n/a 10 credits in L1 Literacy & Numeracy Colour perception restrictions may apply.
STORES ACCOUNTANT n/a 10 credits in L1 Literacy & Numeracy Colour perception restrictions may apply.
ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN 1 Min 12 credits in L1 Science No decreased colour perception.
MARINE TECHNICIAN 1 Min 12 credits in L1 Science No decreased colour perception
MEDIC 2 Min 12 credits in L2 Science Colour perception restrictions may apply.


NAVY OFFICER ROLES - MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

TRADENCEA LEVEL ACHIEVEDSPECIFIC SUBJECT REQUIREMENTSOTHER REQUIREMENTS
AIRBORNE TACTICAL OFFICER 2 Min 18 credits in L2 English, Mathematics & a Science Colour perception restrictions apply.
HELICOPTER PILOT 2 Min 18 credits in L2 English, Mathematics & a Science No decreased colour perception.
HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEY OFFICER 2 Min 12 credits in L2 English No decreased colour perception.
SUPPLY OFFICER(DIRECT ENTRY) 2 Min 12 credits in L2 English Colour perception restrictions may apply.
WARFARE OFFICER(DIRECT ENTRY) 2 Min 12 credits in L2 English No decreased colour perception.

MINE CLEARANCE DIVING OFFICER(DIRECT ENTRY)

2 Min 12 credits in L2 English No decreased colour perception.
MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER(UNIVERSITY SCHEME)
*A BE, A B.TECH OR
A DIP ENG IS OFFERED
3 Min 18 credits in L3 Mathematics & Physics University Entrance must be obtained
No decreased colour perception.
SUPPLY OFFICER(UNIVERSITY SCHEME)
*A BBS, BCOM OR 
BBIM ARE OFFERED
3   University Entrance must be obtained
Colour perception restrictions may apply.
WARFARE OFFICER(UNIVERSITY SCHEME)
*A BA, BSC OR BBIM IS OFFERED
*FOR GLX-H A BA OR BSC IS OFFERED
3   University Entrance must be obtained
No decreased colour perception.
WEAPON ENGINEER
OFFICER
(UNIVERSITY SCHEME)
*A BE, A B.TECH OR
A DIP ENG IS OFFERED
3 Min 18 credits in L3 Mathematics & Physics University Entrance must be obtained
No decreased colour perception.

*The Royal New Zealand Navy also offers a range of Specialist roles.