This qualification applies to fire protection technicians responsible for non-trade installation and regular servicing of fire protection equipment and systems.

Post Trade Qualification: Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection & Testing (CPP20511)

Assessment only pathway.

Nationally Recognised Training

Overview

This qualification applies to fire protection technicians responsible for non-trade installation and regular servicing of fire protection equipment and systems.

Fire protection technicians may specialise in activities relating to certain groups of equipment or systems, such as:

  • inspect and test fire protection equipment in the field
  • install & maintain, test and refill extinguishers in the workshop
  • inspect, test and maintain passive fire and smoke containment products and systems
  • inspect and test fire detection and warning systems
  • inspect & test emergency & exit lighting systems

This course is not a training course, rather an assessment of the skills you already have.


Course Details

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that participants have:

  • Previous experience in the fire industry & an intermediate level of numeracy, literacy and computer skills

Please note, prior to enrolling into Post Trade Courses, it is expected of you to already have access to current Australian Standards applicable to the relevant field of operation.

For your convenience, the College provides relevant Standards while you are attending any Workshops. These Standards must remain on the College premises.

Standards required for the Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection & Testing course are:

  • AS 1851 Maintenance
  • AS 2419 Hydrants
  • AS 1670 Detection
  • AS 2444 Extinguishers
  • AS 2441 Fire Hose Reels
  • AS 1905 Doors/Shutters
  • AS 2293 Emergency Lighting
  • AS 6905 Smoke Doors
  • AS 2792 Lay Flat Hoses
  • AS 3786 Smoke Alarms
  • AS 4072 Penetrations

For more information on Australian Standards, please go to: www.saiglobal.com

Duration and Delivery Mode

This assessment only program is delivered in a flexible arrangement, incorporating online assessment with a two day practical assessment at our Salisbury Campus (South Brisbane).

  • 2 Days – 7:00am to 3:00pm.

For Licence Class Maintain-extra low voltage:

  • Extra 7 days – 7:00am to 3:00pm will be required, this practical will be held at our Brendale Campus (North Brisbane).

As a guide only, you should set aside between four to six months to complete this course.

Resources required

Personal protective equipment:

  • long sleeve cotton drill shirts and long cotton drill pants, or overalls (no nylon)
  • protective footwear steel capped (AS/NZ 2210)
  • clear safety glasses or clip-ons, if prescription glasses are normally worn (AS/NZ 1336 or 1337)
  • ear protection – ear muffs or plugs (AS/NZ 1269 or 1270)
  • Safety gloves

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.


Units/Assessment

There is a total of thirteen (13) units to be completed in this course to receive a Certificate: 7 core units at a cost of $1,065 and 6 elective units. Below are the elective units that are available for selection with the cost for each:

Core Units
  • BSBWOR202A Organise and complete daily work activities
  • CPPCMN2002A Participate in workplace safety arrangements
  • CPPCMN2003A Provide effective client service
  • CPPFES2004A Identify types of installed fire safety equipment & systems
  • CPPFES2005A Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment
  • CPPFES2006A Prepare for installation and servicing operations
  • CPPFES2007A Maintain quality of work and promote continuous improvement
Elective Units
  • CPPFES2037A Inspect & test fire hydrant systems ($210)
  • CPPFES2039A Identify, inspect & test passive fire & smoke containment products & systems ($210)
  • CPPFES2035A Identify, inspect & test fire and smoke doors ($210)
  • CPPFES2010A Inspect & test fire hose reels ($210)
  • CPPFES2011A Installation of portable fire extinguishers & fire blankets ($210)
  • CPPFES2020A Conduct routine inspection & testing of fire extinguishers & fire blankets ($210)
  • CPPFES2026A Inspect & test emergency & exit lighting systems ($210)
  • CPPFES2003A Safely remove loads & dangerous goods ($210)
  • HLTFA301C Apply First Aid (Credit Transfer only) (N/A)
  • CPPFES2016A Inspect, test and maintain delivery lay flat fire hoses ($210)
  • CPPFES2029A Conduct functional test on Fire Detection warning and intercommunication devices ($462)
  • CPPFES2047A Inspect and test control and indicating equipment ($462)

Assessment

Assessments for Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection & Testing is in a form of online-multiple choice questions per unit chosen. Upon completion of the online assessment, students are required to book in for the practical assessment at the College.

Practical assessments correspond with the theoretical online assessment. Knowledge exercised through online assessment is confirmed by hands-on demonstrations using state of the art equipment here at the College. The practical assessments are:

  • Available twice per month
  • Two full days duration

Outcomes

On successful completion of all assessment requirements for all units of competency (core and elective), participants will be issued with Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection & Testing. Successful completion of individual units of competency will result in the issuance of a Statement of Attainment for the relevant units. Successful completion of this course will allow the participant to apply to the Queensland Building and Construction Commission for the applicable Fire occupational Licence classes listed opposite:

Before enrolling please refer to the QBCC for confirmation of correct units for the applicable license class outcome you wish to gain.

Applicable Licences After Completion

The Completion of CPP20511 Certificate II  in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing including the successful completion of:

  • CPPFES2037A – Inspect & Test fire hydrants systems

The completion of CPP20511 Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection & Testing including the successful completion of:

  • CPPFES2035A – Identify, inspect and test fire and smoke doors

The completion of the Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection & Testing including the successful completion of the following competencies:

  • CPPFES2010A – Inspect & Test fire hose reels
  • CPPFES2011A – Install portable fire extinguishers and fire blankets
  • CPPFES2020A – Conduct routine inspection and testing of fire extinguishers and fire blankets

The completion of CPP20511 Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection & Testing including the successful completion of:

  • CPPFES2026A – Inspect & Test emergency and exit lighting systems

The completion of CPP20511 Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection & Testing including the successful completion of:

CPPFES2039A – identify, inspect & test passive fire and smoke containment products and systems

AND the successful completion of:

QLD344REP1A – Prepare a Fire Protection Certification Statement or Report – REP1

The completion of the Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection & Testing including the successful completion of the following competencies:

  • CPPFES2047A – Inspect and test control and indicating equipment
  • CPPFES2029A – Conduct functional tests on fire detection, warning and intercommunication devices

How to Enrol

Enrol now by contacting the College on 07 3255 5698 or email to info@tstca.com.au

Location

The Service Trades College Australia
460-492 Beaudesert Road,
Salisbury QLD 4107

Duration

Online Component and a Practical Assessment at College
Timeframe: Up to 4 Months

Cost

Core Units: $1,065

Course Calendar

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Assessment Calendar

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Apply

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CONTACT US: Phone: 07 3255 5698 Email: info@tstca.com.au

All information was accurate at time of publication, however College policies, fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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