Merchant Navy

STCW 95 MODULAR / SHORT COURSES, MARITIME NEW ZEALAND

 

Maritime New Zealand will require, that short courses for issue of New Zealand marine engineer & deck officer CoC’s, must be taken in New Zealand, Australia OR UK ; this covers, Advanced Fire-fighting, Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats, and Medical First Aid.

For issue of Maritime New Zealand Tanker Endorsements, Tanker Familiarization & Advance Tanker Safety courses must be done from New Zealand.

Ancillary courses from India are NOT acceptable !!!

MNZ Class 2 Tanker Endorsement (OPERATIONAL LEVEL)

Maritime NZ Class 2 Tanker Endorsement is one of the requirements to sail on tankers as 4th/3rd Engineer. To apply for a Class 2 MNZ tanker endorsement a relevant tanker familiarization course must be completed from New Zealand. Please note that this is one of the requirements to apply for a Class 2 tanker endorsement in NZ.

*** Some shipping companies require that the candidate (holding MEC 3 and planing to join as a 4th Engineer) completes the Advance Tanker Safety course from NZ. Please discuss these requirements with your employer before you start your studies in NZ

MNZ Class 1 Tanker Endorsement (MANAGEMENT LEVEL)

Maritime NZ Class 1 Tanker Endorsement is one of the requirements to sail on tankers as 2nd/Chief Engineer. To apply for Class 1 MNZ tanker endorsement a relevant advance tanker safety course must be completed from New Zealand. Please note that this is one of the requirements to apply for a Class 1 tanker endorsement in NZ.

 

Pre-requisites to study Advance STCW short courses in New Zealand

  • Current medical fitness certificate for seafarers (not more than one year old at time of doing the Fire fighting – MUST be presented at the start of the programme:- DG Shipping, India) showing Dr’s signature, date of examination and date of expiry certificate. Please send certified copies with your Maritime NZ Application for examination permit and carry your original certificate with you to New Zealand.
  • The 4 STCW95 Basic safety training certificates as detailed below
  1. STCW95 PSSR – Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities certificate
  2. STCW95 Elementary First Aid certificate (must not be more than 1.5 yrs old at time of doing the Medical First Aid in New Zealand)
  3. STCW95 Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques
  4. STCW 95 Competence in Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention Certificate (Basic Fire Fighting)
  5. STCW 95 Advance Fire Fighting course from India

Please ensure that you meet the above requirements and send the above mentioned scanned certificates to Sheetal Luthra –  sheetal@indopacificservices.com atleast 2 weeks before your course starts.

Please bear in mind that you will not be allowed to attend the STCW Advance Short Courses if you dont have these certificates.

Students will need at least two changes of clothing per day this is because the PISC course content involves getting wet, out on the boat and jumping into a pool for life raft training and due to New Zealand cold winters we would like to offer a kind reminder to students that they require warm clothes not only for the water-based activity but for the winter months.

Requirements for Advance Fire Fighting course

To study the Advance Fire Fighting course in New Zealand, it is a requirement to complete a 5 day Advance Fire Fighting course from India.

Preferred Training Providers for Advance Fighting in India

 

Due to New Zealand Health & Safety requirements whilst wearing breathing apparatus, all students must be clean shaven

(i.e no beards allowed) for this course.

Additionally, the wearing of headgear that will affect the fit of the breathing apparatus mask is not permitted.

Students with a beard and-or head gear may choose to complete the Advance Fire Fighting course from Australia.

This is a New Zealand Fire Service Regulation

PROFICIENCY IN SURVIVAL CRAFT – CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO MEET ALL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS OF THE SCHOOL. PLEASE EMAIL US sheetal@indopacificservices.com for more details. Students must know swimming at intermediate level before he/she can participate on the course. STCW requires that as a minimal the student can swim with lifejacket on.

The above information is intended to be a guide only.

For further details contact: advani@indopacificservices.com
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