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Maritime New Zealand Approved STCW Training Programs at New Plymouth and Oaonui

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Located in New Zealand, Wood Group Training provides safety solutions throughout New Zealand and Batam (Indonesia) including vocational training and assessment to verification of competency, safety management and consultancy. Wood Group Training holds OPITO accreditation which meets the highest of international standards; and are a established New Zealand PTE registered with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), as well as registered providers with Maritime NZ.

Wood Group Training also provides solutions for STCW training. The courses are designed according to the IMO model course requirements, and are approved by the Maritime New Zealand, for immediate recognition worldwide.

The courses are conducted at Wood Group Training Centre, New Plymouth and Wood Group Fire Training Centre, Oaonui.

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Training Programs


STCW Training

  • Advanced Fire Fighting (4 days): Develop knowledge and skills to competently lead a fire team in emergency situations. The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions. A STCW Advanced Fire Fighting certificate will be awarded to students who successfully complete the theory and practical components of the course.
  • Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher (1 day): Table A-VI/3 Specification of minimum standard of competence in Advanced Fire Fighting. The training focuses on: Control firefighting operations aboard ships, Organize and train fire parties, Inspect and service fire detection andextinguishing systems and equipment, and, Investigate and compile reports on incidents.
  • Basic Training (6 days): Provide seafarers with the knowledge and skills of first aid, fire prevention, firefighting, personal safety and sea survival techniques. This course is the prerequisite for persons working on maritime vessels, support vessels for rigs and luxury yachts.
  • Basic Training Refresher (2 days): Table A-VI/1-1 Specification of minimum standard of competence in Personal Survival Techniques and, Table A-VI/1-2 Specification of minimum standard of competence in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting.
  • Elementary First Aid (1.5 days): To provide seafarers with the knowledge and skills to take immediate action and provide elementary first aid upon encountering an accident or medical emergency in a shipboard environment.
  • Fire Prevention and Firefighting (2.5 days): Table A-VI/1-2 Specification of minimum standard of competence in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting.
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (1 day): Provide seafarers with the knowledge and skills needed to maintain a safe working environment while successfully relating and responding to others (both at work and elsewhere) in a socially responsible manner.
  • Personal Survival Techniques (1 day): Table A-VI/1-1 Specification of minimum standard of competence in Personal Survival Techniques
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than FRB) (4 days): Develop competency to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities required to take charge of a survival craft or rescue craft other than fast rescue boats.
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than FRB) Refresher (up to 1 day): Table A-VI/2-1 Specification of minimum standard of competence in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than FRB)

Marine and Aviation Training

  • Helicopter Helideck Familiarization
  • Personal Evacuation Systems - Refresher
  • Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET)
  • Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET)
  • Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET)
  • Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO)
  • Personal Evacuation Systems

LAST UPDATED ON Nov 23, 2018

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