New Zealand Certificate in Fire and Rescue Services (Vegetation)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Fire Technology and Rescue Services


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Entry requirements


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:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 86 22 84
Phone: 0800 86 22 84

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