Students Sponsored by the World Wild Life Fund (WWF) New Zealand has commenced training at FMA in the DECKHAND FISHING COURSE.

Beginning their careers as Deck Hands-on fishing vessels, the students are able to obtain a Certificate of Competency (COC) according to STCW 95-F Convention as a Mate or Skipper on fishing boat



Seafarers who wish to qualify for COC Class 5 Master can now attend classes on a part-time basis at the Academy in Suva or in Nadi.

This venture is trialed for the first time in Fiji, seafarers whishing continue working while obtaining their COC