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)

Monday 7 November – Friday 11 November 2022


Please contact us for more information about start dates

Duration Four days
Time 9am - 4pm
Study location(s) MIT Mahurangi
Study method In-class
Domestic fees 2022 $1,943 2023 $2,089
International fees (NZD) 2022 $1,943 2023 $2,089
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, phone 0800 62 62 52 or enquire below.

Note: Withdrawal period is 7 days prior to course start date for full refund.

Information is correct as at 14 November 2022. 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 2023 are based on the 2022 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2023. 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.