Fire Pumps

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Scope of work

1. Certify

  • Certify, inspect and test fire pumps.

2. Install and Maintain

  • Install and maintain fire pumps. 

Note: Install and Maintain licences include the ability to Inspect and Test.

3. Inspect and Test

  • Inspect and test fire pumps.

Qualifications required

1. Certify

  • successful completion of Certificate IV in Fire Systems Compliance (Hydrants, Sprinklers and Pump-sets) 30903QLD, or
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers equivalent to the course above.

2. Install and Maintain

  • successful completion of one of the following:

    • Certificate III in Plumbing CPC32413; or
    • Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services) CPC32513; or
    • Certificate III in Fire Protection CPC32813.
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers equivalent to one of the courses above.

3. Inspect and Test

  • successful completion of the following unit of competency:

    • CPCPFS3041A – Inspect and test fire pumpsets; or
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers is at least equivalent to the course above.

Managerial course

Completion of the approved managerial course.

Experience required

Two years experience, which includes experience gained during an apprenticeship or other training, in:

  • the scope of work for the class, or
  • other work, if the commission considers experience in the other work is at least equivalent to experience in the scope of work for the class.

Financial requirements

The relevant financial requirements in the board’s policies.

Licence grades

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.

Professional Indemnity Insurance

Professional Indemnity Insurance is required for this licence class.

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

  • FPIB(Q) (Accreditations)
  • The Service Trades College Australia

Inspect and test

  • The Service Trade College Australia
  • Firefox Training and Compliancy Consultants
Firefox Training and Compliancy Consultants
Address: 
PO Box 73, Narangba Qld 4504
Phone: 
0414 850 065
Email: 
enquiries@firefox.net.au
Contact: 
Phil Underwood
FPIB(Q) - Fire Protection Industry Board of Queensland
Address: 
PO Box 5033, Algester Qld 4115
Phone: 
07 3272 0263
Email: 
fpibqld@bigpond.com
Contact: 
Christine Nufer
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