New Zealand Passive Acoustic Monitoring Course

course thumbnailIn order to work in New Zealand as a Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) operator, individuals need to complete the specified training as outlined by the New Zealand Department of Conservation.

The Seiche New Zealand PAM Training course aims at providing students with the knowledge and understanding of working as a PAM operator in New Zealand. The course, which is consistent with the standards set out in the 2013 Code of

Conduct for minimising acoustic disturbance to marine mammals from seismic survey operations, will equip delegates with a thorough understanding of the Code, as well as PAM.

The course is suitable for indviduals new to PAM, as well as for industry personnel should they wish to gain more knowledge on the above topics.

If you wish to apply for this course please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to obtain an application form and to find out when the next available course is running.

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    “A good introductory course, thank you”

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    “Stephanie was great. She kept us engaged. Excellent material!”

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    “I think it is quite effective as an introduction on physical aspects”

  • Protected species observer course

    “Wonderful course, thank you!”

  • PAM

    “Great practical’s”

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    “Highlight of the course is the quality if the instructors”

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    “All sections of the course were really useful”

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    “Teacher’s knowledge, course materials and presentation. Refreshments were very good!”

  • PAM

    “Fun course!”

  • Marine Acoustics Course

    “The whole course has been really interesting, well presented and enjoyable”

  • Marine Acoustics Course

    “Excellent lecturers, very passionate and well prepared. Excellent material provided! Nice small groups-good discussions! Excellent venue, facilities and catering”

  • Marine Acoustics Course

    “Paul and Victor brilliant Lecturers”

  • Marine Acoustics Course

    “Thorough explanation of standards and terminology”