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 14 February - Friday 16 February 2024

Wednesday 6  March - Friday 8 March 2024

Wednesday 20 March - Friday 22 March 2024

Wednesday 10 April - Friday 12 April 2024

Wednesday 8 May - Friday 10 May 2024

Wednesday 12 June - Friday 14 June 2024

Wednesday 17 July - Friday 19 July 2024

Wednesday 7 August - Friday 9 August 2024

Wednesday 4 September - Friday 6 September 2024

Wednesday 2 October - Friday 4 October 2024

Wednesday 23 October - Friday 25 October 2024

Wednesday 6 November - Friday 8 November 2024

Wednesday 4 December - Friday 6 December 2024

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 $1480 (approx.)
International fees (NZD) NZD$1480 (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 19 January 2024. 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.