Passive Fire Protection – Fire and Smoke Walls and Ceilings

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Scope of work

  • Certify, inspect and test fire walls, smoke walls, or fire-treated ceiling systems requiring a fire-resistant level under the Building Code of Australia.

Qualifications required

Successful completion of:

  • Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining CPC31211 and one of the following:

    • Quality assure fire-rated lining systems CPCCBC4047A
    • Prepare a Fire Protection Certificate Statement or Report REP 1, or
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers equivalent to the above.
  • REP 1 is a competency unit from Certificate IV in Fire Systems Compliance 30903QLD
  • CPCCBC4047A is a competency unit from Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Specialist Trade) CPC40611.

Managerial course

Completion of the approved managerial course.

Experience required

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

  • the scope of work for the class, or
  • other work, if the authority considers experience on 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 minimum financial requirments policy. 

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.

Professional Indemnity Insurance

Professional Indemnity Insurance is required for this licence class.

Registered Training Organisations

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 this licence class:

AWCIQ - Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries Queensland Inc.
6/435 Montague Road, West End Qld 4101 PO Box 3896, South Brisbane Qld 4101
07 3846 5688
07 3844 9828
Jane Smith
The Service Trades College of Australia
PO Box 102, Salisbury Qld 4107
07 3255 5698
Adrian Shackleton