Emergency Lighting – Occupational

Download this scope of work – Emergency Lighting Occupational (PDF)

Scope of work 

1. Certify

  • Certify, inspect and test emergency lighting systems to:

    • provide a level of illumination for safe evacuation in a fire emergency
    • provide identification of exits and paths of travel to an exit
    • safeguard occupants by making them aware of the fire emergency.

2. Inspect and Test

  • Inspect and test emergency lighting systems to:

    • provide a level of illumination for safe evacuation in a fire emergency
    • provide identification of exits and paths of travel to an exit
    • safeguard occupants by making them aware of the fire emergency.

Qualifications required

1. Certify

  • successful completion of all of the following units of competency:

    • CPCCOHS2001A – Apply OHS Requirements, Policies and Procedures in the Construction Industry
    • CPCCCM2001A – Read and Interpret Plans and Specifications
    • CPCCCM1015A – Carry Out Measurements and Calculations
    • PUAFIR510B – Inspect for Legislative Compliance
    • REP 1 – Prepare a Fire Protection Certification Statement or Report
    • CPPFES2026A – Inspect and Test emergency and exit lighting systems, or
  • successful completion of a course that the commission considers to be equivalent to the units of competency listed above.

2. Inspect and Test

  • successful completion of Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing CPP20511 including the following unit of competency: 

    • CPPFES2026A – Inspect and Test Emergency and Exit Lighting Systems, or
  • successful completion of a course that the commission considers to be equivalent to the course above, or
  • possession of an electrical mechanic licence.

Licence types

You can apply for this licence class as a:

Important note:

  • Interstate Applicants – may be eligible to obtain a licence through mutual recognition
  • Overseas Applicants – may have to have an overseas qualification assessed for equivalency prior to applying.

Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)

Registered Training Organisations issue formal qualifications to people who successfully complete training. Please note that the RTO list is a guide only and subject to change. We strive to ensure that the information contained is accurate and up-to-date.

Other qualifications can be:

  • apprenticeship papers
  • documentation showing you successfully completed the appropriate course for this licence class
  • documentation showing you successfully completed an equivalent course for this licence class (e.g. similar modules)
  • recognition certificate
  • a qualification of statement of attainment of the required competency issued by an approved authority for the licence class.

Recognition of prior learning

If you do not hold a formal technical qualification, you may be able to obtain it through recognition of prior learning (RPL) by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). The following RTOs may be able to provide RPL services for the restricted licence classes listed above:

Certify

  • The Service Trades College Australia

Inspect and test

  • A1 Fire and Safety
  • DELTRA Australia
  • Firefox Training and Compliancy Consultants
  • Fire Skills Training
  • FPAA
  • Electrical mechanic licence (issued by Electrical Safety Office Queensland)
DELTRA Australia
Address: 
Level 1, 270 Orange Grove Road, Salisbury Qld 4107
Phone: 
1300 830 570
Fax: 
1300 863 930
Email: 
info@deltraaustralia.com
Fire Skills Training Pty Ltd
Address: 
223 Elliot Road, Banyo Qld 4014 PO Box 371, Albion Qld 4010
Phone: 
07 3333 2378 or 0422 378 378
Email: 
shannon@fireskills.com.au
Contact: 
Shannon Carter
Firefox Training and Compliancy Consultants
Address: 
PO Box 73, Narangba Qld 4504
Phone: 
0414 850 065
Email: 
enquiries@firefox.net.au
Contact: 
Phil Underwood
FPAA (Fire Protection Association Australia)
Address: 
PO Box 1049, Box Hill Vic 3128
Phone: 
1300 731 922 or 03 8892 3131
Fax: 
03 8892 3132
Email: 
training@fpaa.com.au
Contact: 
Learning and development
The Service Trades College of Australia
Address: 
PO Box 102, Salisbury Qld 4107
Phone: 
07 3255 5698
Email: 
info@tstca.com.au
Contact: 
Adrian Shackleton