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Fire Suppression




One (1) day

course overview

This course is specifically designed for industry and provides the skills and knowledge required to inspect, test and maintain pre-engineered foam, wet chemical, powder or water mist fire-suppression systems. Service activities are conducted according to the relevant Australian Standard and manufacturer requirements for the installed system.
The course does not cover any installation, replacement, maintenance or repair functions that are restricted to licensed trades or occupations.
This course is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.

learning outcomes

The course covers the following topics:
• Prepare for inspection, testing and maintenance
• Inspect and survey installed non-gaseous pre-engineered fire suppression systems
• Test installed non-gaseous pre-engineered fire suppression systems
• Maintain and repair an installed non-gaseous pre-engineered fire suppression system
• Ensure testing procedures are completed and recorded according to relevant maintenance schedule referred to in Australian Standards
• Documentation requirements
• Identification of system and system components
• Legislative and industry requirements
• Work permits


Participants must:
• Provide photo I.D on entry
• Unless exempt, provide a verifiable USI number
• Be physically fit and healthy with capacity to perform manual tasks
• Be able to read, write, communicate orally, and understand and interpret complex information and situations
• Interact with others and work under pressure
• Dress appropriately i.e., long sleeve, long pants or overalls, safety boots/closed in shoes, safety glasses
Please ensure you read our Participant Handbook for further information on our policies, procedures, terms, and program conditions.
If you are unsure if you require learning support, SDS can provide access to a LLN assessment that identifies if any learning support is needed. Please ensure you inform the training team on registration, if you fail to inform the training team at registration, learning support may not be available on the day of training.

delivery method

One (1) day and consists of classroom-based theory learning with practical based activities.




$450.00* (No GST applicable)


Assessment includes written and/or multiple-choice knowledge assessment and practical based skills assessments.


On successful completion participants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for:
• CPPFES2027 Inspect, test, and maintain non-gaseous pre-engineered fire suppression systems

skills maintenance

To ensure your skills and knowledge are maintained it is critical you undertake regular skills maintenance training.

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