Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing Trainee Technician Course

Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing Trainee Technician Course: CPP20521

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CPP20521

Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing Trainee Technician Course

The CPP20521 course is the entry point for commencing a career in the fire protection industry. It covers the key skills and knowledge required to succeed and become a competent fire protection technician. The course is delivered in the workplace with support from fire safety industry experts. It is the replacement course for CPP20511.

Who’s it for?

CPP20521 is for routine service technicians employed in the fire protection industry who are in the early stages of developing their skills and knowledge for a successful career.

Are there any special requirements needed to take the CPP20521 course?

Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing Trainee Technician Course

What does the CPP20521 course cover?

Certificate 2 in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing CPP20521 provides participants with the foundation skills and knowledge in key technical areas to get you off to a great start in the fire industry. The following areas are included:
  • Routine servicing of:
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • Fire Blankets
    • Exit and Emergency Lighting Systems; and
    • Limited Servicing of Fire Hydrant Systems
  • Installation of portable fire extinguishers and blankets
  • Understanding key Australian standards, regulations and codes related to routine servicing of fire protection systems and equipment
  • Maintaining workplace health and safety
  • Ability to organise work schedules and complete tasks safely and efficiently in line with industry standards
  • Providing effective customer service
  • Ability to discuss servicing needs with clients for a range of fire protection systems and equipment
  • Introduction to the classification of fires and extinguishing techniques
  • The use of tools and equipment to install and service fire protection equipment and the maintenance of service vehicles

What are the benefits of taking this course?

  • Provides the foundation skills and knowledge required to succeed in the fire protection industry.
  • Attain skills in key areas of routine servicing of fire protection systems and equipment, covering those systems typically assigned to technicians
    starting out in the industry.
  • Kick start your journey to becoming a highly skilled and valued employee.
  • Completion of the course may satisfy licensing and accreditation requirements across Australia and provide a foundation for future learning.

How long does THE Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing Course take?

  • The CPP20521 course is self-paced and typically takes 6-12 months to complete.
  • Participants are required to complete the course within 18 months of enrolling

How is the course delivered?

  • Workplace based learning supported by optional workshops delivered by industry experts.
  • The course is delivered via a distance-based delivery model and supported by an online learning system.

How does the course link to Licensing or Accreditation requirements?

  • This course will meet licensing and accreditation requirements that have a Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing as one of the application requirements.
  • Participants may be required to complete additional courses to meet the specific needs of a particular licence or accreditation.
  • Each state and territory government determines the licence or accreditation requirements for fire protection work in their jurisdiction.  Further information on these requirements can be found here.
  • Need help? Let us demystify licensing and accreditation requirements and identify the training you require. Complete our course selection form here.

Additional training opportunities

On completion of this course, participants may choose to enrol in other courses that cover servicing of other fire protection systems and equipment or select from any of our professional development courses

CPP20521 Course Fees

Training Pathway $2,750

  • $1,500 – Required at enrolment
  • Balance payable in instalments of $500 per month

Group Discount for Businesses

  • Enrol three or more participants to be eligible for a group discount. Call to discuss your business needs

Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing Trainee Technician Course outcomes

On successful completion of this course, participants will be awarded CPP20521 Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing. The course includes the following units of competency:

Unit Code:
Description:
BSBOPS203
Deliver a service to customers
BSBPEF202
Plan and apply time management
CPPCMN2002
Participate in workplace safety arrangements
CPPFES2003
Safely moving loads and dangerous goods
CPPFES2004
Identify types of installed fire safety equipment and systems
CPPFES2005
Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment
CPPFES2006
Prepare for installation and service operations
CPPFES2007
Maintain quality of work and promote continuous improvement
CPPFES2010
Inspect and test fire hose reels
CPPFES2011
Install portable fire extinguishers, fire cabinets and fire blankets
CPPFES2020
Conduct routine inspection and testing of fire extinguishers and fire blankets
CPPFES2026
Inspect and test emergency and exit lighting systems
CPPFES2037
Inspect and test fire hydrant systems
This course replaces and supersedes CPP20511 Certificate 2 in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing.