Portable Fire Equipment and Hose Reels (Hose Reels Downstream of Stop Cock ONLY) – Occupational

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Scope of work

1. Certify

  • Certify, inspect and test portable fire equipment and hose reels (hose reels downstream of stop cock only), including non-pumped presence of water tests.

2. Install and Maintain

  • Install and maintain portable fire equipment and hose reels (hose reels downstream of stop cock only), including non-pumped presence of water tests.

Note

  • Portable fire equipment includes, for example, wheeled fire extinguishers, fire hoses, fire blankets, and portable fire extinguishers.

Qualifications required

1. Certify

  • successful completion of Certificate IV in Fire Systems Compliance (Fire Fighting Appliances) 30903QLD, or
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers equivalent to the above.

2. Install and Maintain

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

    • Inspect and test fire hose reels CPPFES2010A;
    • Install portable fire extinguishers and fire blankets CPPFES2011A;
    • Conduct routine inspection and testing of fire extinguishers and fire blankets CPPFES2020A, or
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers equivalent to the above.

Note: Extinguishing Agent Handling Licence

Under Federal Government legislation, systems and extinguishers using ozone depleting substances and synthetic greenhouse gases are permitted. However they must be serviced and maintained by technicians who hold an Extinguishing Agent Handling Licence (EAHL). Before working on any gaseous fire suppression system or portable fire extinguisher, technicians should check they hold an appropriate EAHL licence.

For more information please contact:
Executive Officer - Ozone Protection, Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board,
T: 03 9890 1544, E: ozone@fpaa.com.au

For more information, see Ozone depleting substances building industry factsheet (PDF).

Licence grades

You can apply for this licence class as a:

 Fire Protection Occupational Licensee.

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 this 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

Install and maintain

  • A1 Fire and Safety Pty
  • DELTRA Australia
  • Fire Skills Pty Ltd
  • Firefox Training and Compliancy Consultants
  • FPAA
  • The Service Trade College Australia
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
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