STCW Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention (Basic Fire Fighting)

Who should attend

All persons seeking employment on board commercial ships

Those seafarers wishing to renew their Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting certificate of proficiency but do not have sufficient sea service to meet the criteria for the Refresher course.

Course highlights

This course is part of the mandatory ‘STCW basic safety training’ for all seafarers. It deals with the precautions needed to minimise the risk of fires, how fires are caused and how to extinguish them.

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

Key facts

Start Date(s)

Wednesday 7 December – Friday 9 December 2022

Wednesday, 25 January - Friday, 27 January 2023

Wednesday, 15 February - Friday, 17 February 2023

Wednesday, 8 March - Friday, 10 March 2023

Wednesday, 29 March - Friday, 31 March 2023

Wednesday, 14 June - Friday, 16 June 2023

Wednesday, 19 July- Friday, 21 July 2023

Wednesday, 16 August - Friday, 18 August 2023

Wednesday, 6 September - Friday, 8 September 2023

Wednesday, 4 October - Friday, 6 October 2023

Wednesday, 22 November - Friday, 24 November 2023

Wednesday, 6 December - Friday, 8 December 2023

Duration Two and a half days
Time Day 1: 12:45pm - 3:30pm (approx.) Day 2 & 3: 9:00am - 3:30pm (approx.)
Study location(s) MIT Mahurangi
Study method In-class
Domestic fees $1380 (approx.)
International fees (NZD) NZD$1380 (approx.)
Course code 941.416
Offered by School of NZ Maritime

Entry requirements

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

  • Enrolment Form
  • A current Medical Fitness Certificate
  • Passport/Birth Certificate.

For more information, phone 0800 62 62 52 or enquire below.

Information is correct as at 23 February 2023. The fee quoted is an indicative short course fee. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. Short courses stated as eligible for free study in 2024 are based on the 2023 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2024. International Students holding an appropriate visa may enrol on this course. All short course fees are in New Zealand Dollars and inclusive of GST. Manukau Institute of Technology reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course with insufficient enrolments or for any other reason where cancellation is necessary before the course is planned to start. Manukau Institute of Technology is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Te Pukenga is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020.