Get a Real Job!
Get out of your comfort zone and kick start your future.
The Westport Deep Sea Fishing School is the leading provider of new entrants into the NZ fishing industry with around 83 % of our students placed into full time employment in any given year and several thousand over the 31 years the school has been operating.
Peter Maich and his team operate a residential program created around practical training that builds skills and experience aimed at placing our students into full time employment. These programs are based on industry created and NZQA approved qualifications and fully supported by our leading seafood companies, Sanford, Sealord and Talleys.
We can get you working in an industry that pays its new entrant starting wages of $50,000.00 per year with several months off on full pay.
Our part is training, and skills and your part is a winning attitude and a desire to learn and work.
We are supported by New Zealand’s biggest seafood companies, Sanford, Sealord and Talleys all employ our students directly from the school. Over 95 were placed into full time employment in 2021.
We hope this site provides enough information for you to make the choice of coming to Westport and the WDSFS.