New Zealand Certificate in Fire and Rescue Services (Vegetation)

The Skills Organisation

Subject area

Fire Technology and Rescue Services

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

None.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the vegetation fire and rescue sector with personnel that have the knowledge and skills required to carry out a wide range of fire and rescue tasks. These include the ability to contribute to a number of functions within a vegetation firefighting team and the ability to operate as crew leader if required - though other personnel may assume this role at larger incidents.
Graduates will be able to operate under the limited supervision of a crew leader, CIMS function manager, or Incident Controller.

What graduates earn

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

$52,000

Median earnings one year after study

$52,000

Median earnings two years after study

$61,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

74%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Quota New Zealand Educational Scholarship

Provided by:

Quota International of Auckland Inc.

Website:

http://www.quotanz.org

Value:

Maximum value of $5,000

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Sir Robert Jones Refugee Daughters Scholarships

Provided by:

Refugees as Survivors New Zealand - Scholarship Co-ordinator

Website:

http://www.rasnz.co.nz

Value:

Course Costs

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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
Email: support@skills.org.nz
Web: http://www.skills.org.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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