New Zealand Certificate in Fire and Rescue Services (Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting)

The Skills Organisation

Subject area

Fire Technology and Rescue Services


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Entry requirements

For admission into programmes, or industry training programmes, leading to this qualification, completion of one of the prerequisite qualifications below is required:
- New Zealand Certificate in Fire and Rescue Services (Level 2) (with strands in Airport, Urban Fire and Rescue Operations, and Vegetation) [Ref: 1833];
- National Certificate in Fire and Rescue Services - Airport (Level 2) [Ref: 1158];
- National Certificate in Fire and Rescue Services - Airport (Basic) (Level 2) [Ref: 1158]

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is designed for people operating in or intending to operate in the aviation fire and rescue sector, as part of an emergency response team or crew.

This qualification contributes to a safer New Zealand through providing skilled emergency response personnel, who deliver risk reduction, readiness, response, and recovery.

Graduates will be able to contribute within an aviation fire fighting team or crew, or in a sole capacity, under limited supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Engineering and Related Technologies at this level can earn:


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Status one year after study

Not Available

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships Annual Student Scholarship

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$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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The Capstone Editing Textbook Grant for Undergraduates

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A$3,000 to one undergraduate student per year

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 525 2590
Fax: (09) 525 2591

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