Courses

  • 1 Lesson

    Identify common parts, fittings and equipment on a vessel

    Online training for Unit Standard 12306 v5 What is the course about? The aim of this training is to tell you about the common parts,…
  • 3 Lessons

    Staying ‘Ship Shape’- Wellbeing Training

    Working at sea may be a calling but we all know making a livelihood this way isn’t always easy. FirstMate New Zealand is an initiative set up for our seafood whānau, with seafood whānau, to provide all of us who work at sea with one-on-one support when we need it the most.

    MarineSAFE, working with FirstMate, have developed this module to help you stay 'ship shape'.

  • 4 Lessons

    Vessel Induction-New Crew

    There is a lot to learn on your first trip on a vessel.  This course aims to provide new crew with induction information on the terminology, hazards, risk management processes and emergency equipment on board and how to keep yourself safe until fully competent. MarineSAFE recommend that experienced crew also complete this module as a refresher for MOSS compliance.

  • 4 Lessons

    Fishing Operations-New Crew

    For new crew to gain a broad understanding of the fishing industry and the hazards involved with the 3 main types of fishing methods in New Zealand - Trawling, Long lining and Potting. The course will cover the tasks, equipment and hazards associated with each method, and the innovation and environmental protection strategies that have been developed by the New Zealand Fishing Industry. MarineSAFE recommend that all crew complete this module for MOSS compliance.

  • 4 Lessons

    Risk Management

    Managing risk on board a vessel has its own challenges and your ability to manage risk in response to a changing environment is key to ensuring you and crew stay safe. This course covers the legislative requirements and responsibilities for managing risk onboard. We look at the types of hazards that can cause harm and how you can identify, assess and manage these. MarineSAFE recommend that all crew complete this module for MOSS compliance.

  • 4 Lessons

    Wharf Safety

    Hazards are not just at sea, but also exist during land-based activities. Wharfs are often challenging places to work as you will be working with other parties and around moving machinery. This course will help you to understand the hazards and mitigation controls associated with getting on and off a vessel, and the general wharf loading/unloading safe work practices. MarineSAFE recommend that all crew complete this module for MOSS compliance.

  • 4 Lessons

    Knife Safety

    Knife Safety is extremely important onboard a commercial fishing vessel.  Knives are used extensively and its important you understand how to use your knife safely for all tasks in this challenging environment. The course covers the various tasks, types of knives used, how to handle, clean, and store your knife properly onboard. MarineSAFE recommend that all crew complete this module for MOSS compliance.

  • 4 Lessons

    Machine Safety

    Vessels have multiple high-risk machines onboard. People are cut, bruised, crushed or even killed in accidents involving machinery onboard a vessel.  It is a requirement that all crew working with or around machinery must be trained and aware of the risks and safety controls. This course provides an overview of the key hazards and the machine safety controls used to keep yourself and others safe. MarineSAFE recommend that all crew complete this module for MOSS compliance.

     

  • 4 Lessons

    Life Saving Appliances (LSA) & Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    Life Saving Appliances (LSA) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are critical for when Sh!t happens. This course will help you to identify the types of LSA and PPE onboard and how it should be used and maintained to ensure it is ready when you need it the most. MarineSAFE recommend that all crew complete this module for MOSS compliance.

  • 4 Lessons

    Manual Handling

    Fishing requires many manual jobs and is the leading cause of harm for ACC claims in this industry. This course covers ways to reduce your risk of a manual handling injury by learning how your body works and the techniques you can use when undertaking manual handling tasks onboard a commercial fishing vessel. MarineSAFE recommend that all crew complete this module for MOSS compliance.