STCW Advanced Fire Fighting

Who should attend

This course is part of the training for deck and engineering officers who wish to qualify for a Certificate of Competency, and crew who are designated to control fire fighting operations.

Those seafarers wishing to renew their Advanced Fire Fighting certificate of proficiency but do not have sufficient sea service to meet the criteria for the Refresher course (attendance of the AFF course will include refresher FPFF).

Course highlights

This course covers fire fighting procedures at sea and in port with particular emphasis on organisation, tactics and effective command including liaison with shore-based firefighters.

The course meets the requirements for STCW Section A-VI/3.

Key facts

Start Date(s)

17 - 20 August 2020 

27 - 30 October 2020

9 - 12 November 2020

7 - 10 December 2020

Duration 4 days (Monday - Thursday)
Time 9am-4pm
Study location(s) MIT Mahurangi
Study method
Please contact us for more information
Domestic fees $1,850 (approx.)
International fees (NZD) NZD$1,850 (approx.)
Course code 941.605
Offered by School of NZ Maritime

Entry requirements

Advanced Fire Fighting pre-requisite:  

Please supply the following prior to attendance in order for fire site/s to do their security checks:

  1. Enrolment Form
  2. A current Medical Fitness Certificate
  3. Passport/Birth Certificate
  4. Copy of your current Basic Fire Fighting Certificate/Refresher certificate.

For more information email maritime@manukau.ac.nz, phone 0800 86 85 85 or enquire below.

Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.