Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing Trainee Technician Course

FPAS Inspect and Test Common Units Course

FPAS Inspect and Test Common Units Course

FPAS Inspect and Test Common Units Course

This course covers the units common to all categories of accreditation within the Inspect and Test Class of FPA Australia’s Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme. The course is delivered in the workplace with support from industry experts

Who’s it for?

This course is for routine service technicians employed in the fire protection industry who need to meet the qualified accreditation requirements under the Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme for the Inspect and Test class.

Are there any special requirements needed to take this course?

FPAS Inspect and Test Common Units Course

I’m already experienced, is this course for me?

  • Training for this course is delivered in the workplace via self paced learning.  This method allows participants to choose how much training they undertake prior to assessment.
  • Experienced individuals can proceed direct to assessment or refresh their existing skills and knowledge by reviewing the provided learning materials prior to undertaking the required assessments.
  • To select this pathway, enrol in the training course and proceed to assessment when you are ready.

What does the course cover?

The course provides participants with the foundation skills and knowledge to work in the fire protection industry. The following areas are included:

  • Understanding key Australian standards, regulations and codes related to routine servicing of fire protection systems and equipment
  • Maintaining workplace health and safety
  • Ability to discuss servicing needs with clients for a range of fire protection systems and equipment
  • 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.
  • Completion of this course will satisfy the common units required to attain qualified accreditation for the Inspect and Test class under the Fire Protection
    Accreditation Scheme.

How long does it take?

  • The course is self-paced and typically takes 3 months to complete.
  • Participants are required to complete the course within 6 months of enrolling

How is the course delivered?

  • The course is delivered in the workplace via a distance-based delivery model and supported by an online learning system.
  • Participants are supported throughout the learning process by our industry experts.

How does the course link to Licensing or Accreditation requirements?

  • The course will meet licensing and accreditation requirements that specify the units listed below, including the Inspect and Test class of the Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme.
  • Some of the units may also be relevant to licensing requirements in Victoria and South Australia.
  • 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

This course can be completed at the same time as undertaking other short courses, although it is recommended that other short courses or further training be undertaken following completion of this course

Course Fees

Standard Enrolment $800

  • Full payment at enrolment

Group Discount for Businesses

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

Course outcomes

On successful completion of this course, participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency:
Unit Code:
Description:
CPPCMN2002
Participate in workplace safety arrangements
CPPFES2003
Safely moving loads and dangerous goods
CPPFES2004
Identify types of installed fire safety equipment and systems
CPPFES2006
Prepare for installation and service operations