The course is delivered by SETS Enterprises Pty Ltd RTO 52334, this unit specifies the outcomes required to conduct routine monthly, six-monthly and yearly inspections and testing of fire extinguishers and fire blankets at a customer’s premises.
Successful completion of the assessment requirements, will provide participants with a statement of attainment issued by SETS (RTO Code 52334) for CPPFES2020A Conduct routine inspection testing of fire extinguishers, fire blankets and CPPFES2010A Inspect and test fire hose reels.
This unit provides people with the knowledge and skills required to undertake testing and tagging, including:
- The dangers of mixing extinguishing agents.
- Disposal requirements for waste products.
- Key features of legislation, regulations and codes applicable to selecting, positioning, inspecting and testing installed fire extinguishers and fire blankets to meet hazard present in the area to be protected.
- OHS issues and requirements and action to take when a breach of health, safety or other policy occurs.
- Purpose of the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and ‘deemed to comply’ requirements relevant to installation of extinguishers and fire blankets.
- Conforming to environmental protection authority (EPA) regulations, or equivalent, with respect to discharge tests.
- Ensuring gauges and scales are calibrated regularly.
- Folding fire blankets according to manufacturers’ instructions.
- Special requirements for aggressive environments, such as those with high moisture, dust levels or acidity.
- Types and quantities of spare parts that should be carried.
- Types of extinguisher operation.
- Types of extinguishing agents.
This course can be conducted at IFAP’s North Lake (WA) training facility or at any facility that has a suitable classroom and training area.
There is a maximum number of 12 participants per program.