Pre-recorded Webinars

 

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Following FPA Australia's first webinars held in mid-2020, we received feedback that individuals who were unable to make the webinar were interested in purchasing access to recordings of the webinar that they could then view at a time that suits them. As such, FPA Australia has (and will continue to) record and make available for purchase certain webinars, where possible. Please note, however, that not all webinars will be able to be made available in this way.

 

IMPORTANT: Access to these pre-recorded webinars is intended as a substitute to a live viewing of the webinar and therefore the purchaser will only have access to the webinar for three (3) days from the date of purchase.

 

Please see below for the pre-recorded webinars for which access can be purchased.

 

Note, each purchase is for one person to access the pre-recorded webinar (i.e it is a per person purchase). However, you can purchase access for multiple individuals and/or for an individual(s) that are not the purchaser.  

 

Webinars:  

 

Fire Detection and Alarm Systems:


Fire Sprinkler & Hydrants Systems, Tanks and Fixed Fire Pumps:

 

FPAS - Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme

 

Passive Fire Protection:


Smoke Hazard Management Systems:

 

Special Hazards

 

Other

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Pre-recorded webinar: Fire, Smoke, and Air Dampers

 

A 90 minute webinar presented by Brett Fairweather, from It's Engineered (recorded 27 May 2020)

 

*FPA Australia Member: $105 (incl. GST) per person

Non-member: $155 (incl. GST) per person

 

1.5 CPD Hours

 

*Members include individuals and companies that hold Corporate, Franchise, Professional, Organisation or Individual FPA Australia membership.

 

Please note, FPA Australia membership is different to FPA Australia's FPAS accreditation, such as FPAS Fire Safety Assessor or Fire Systems Design accreditations. See here for more information on FPA Australia membership.

 

 

Fire, smoke and air dampers form part of a buildings' smoke hazard management system. This system is a required life safety measure that utilises the buildings' mechanical services to control the effects of fire and smoke within a building. It is essential that these dampers operate and perform correctly, when required, to minimise the impact of fire and smoke to occupants while evacuating the building.

 

This pre-recorded webinar is aimed at improving understanding regarding the key operational performance criteria of fire dampers, smoke dampers and air dampers that should be identified and considered, to determine if the expected system operation and performance is being achieved.

 

If you design, install, certify, routinely service or assess the operation and performance of these dampers, you will find this webinar very informative.

 

This pre-recorded webinar covers and explains:

 

  • Why do we need dampers and where are they included?
  • What are the 'rules' for using dampers?
  • The three main damper types (Fire, Smoke & Air) and when is each necessary?
  • Provide examples of each type
  • Explain subducts (as an alternative to some fire damper applications)
  • Explain what an "FRL" is
  • Ordering and installing dampers correctly
  • Labelling, Baseline Data and Commissioning records

  

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Pre-recorded webinar: Fire Detection and Alarm Systems - Smoke Detection for Smoke Control Systems

 

A 90 minute webinar presented by David Isaac, Director of Fire and Safety Technologies Pty Ltd (recorded 11 June 2020)

 

*FPA Australia Member: $105 (incl. GST) per person

Non-member: $155 (incl. GST) per person

 

1.5 CPD Hours

 

*Members include individuals and companies that hold Corporate, Franchise, Professional, Organisation or Individual FPA Australia membership.

 

Please note, FPA Australia membership is different to FPA Australia's FPAS accreditation, such as FPAS Fire Safety Assessor or Fire Systems Design accreditations. See here for more information on FPA Australia membership.

 

 

There are many requirements within the National Construction Code that mandate the installation of smoke control systems within buildings for occupant life safety. However, the activation of these smoke control systems relies on the detection of a fire by - and subsequent signal from - a Fire Detection and Alarm System (FDAS).

 

For some buildings, the activation of the smoke control systems can be achieved by a required AS 1670.1 FDAS and detection layout, which has smoke detectors installed within almost every room in the building.

 

However, in many buildings the activation of the smoke control systems is by a smoke detection layout that requires detectors to be installed at specific locations near lifts, exit doors, etc and within the circulation space of the building.

 

To ensure that the required protection is compliant, you should have a very good understanding of the NCC and Australian Standard design requirements for smoke detectors that initiate smoke control systems.

 

This pre-recorded webinar covers and explains:

 

  • When the NCC requires only smoke detection for activation of smoke control systems in a building;
  • When the NCC requires smoke detection throughout almost every room in a building;
  • What are the requirements for smoke detection in carparks;
  • What are the AS 1670.1 requirements for smoke detection for activation of smoke control systems;
  • What constitutes a circulation space;
  • The required smoke detection locations; and
  • What the control and indicating requirements are where interfaced with fans, dampers, air handling units and the like.

  

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Pre-recorded webinar: Fire-Isolated Stair Pressurisation Systems inc. Fire-Isolated Ramps and Passageways

 

A 90 minute webinar presented by Brett Fairweather, from It's Engineered (recorded 16 June 2020)

 

*FPA Australia Member: $105 (incl. GST) per person

Non-member: $155 (incl. GST) per person

 

1.5 CPD Hours

 

*Members include individuals and companies that hold Corporate, Franchise, Professional, Organisation or Individual FPA Australia membership.

 

Please note, FPA Australia membership is different to FPA Australia's FPAS accreditation, such as FPAS Fire Safety Assessor or Fire Systems Design accreditations. See here for more information on FPA Australia membership.

 

 

The pressurisation of required fire-isolated stairways, ramps or passageways forms part of a buildings' smoke hazard management system. These systems are, or form part of, a life safety measure that is mandatory for many buildings. They form part of a buldings' mechanical services to control the effects of fire and smoke within a building.

 

These systems assist with minimising an occupant's exposure to the effects of a fire while they are evacuating the building. Therefore, it is essential that these pressurisation systems operate and perform correctly, when required, to minimise the impact of fire and smoke to occupants while evacuating the building.

 

This pre-recorded webinar is aimed at improving your understanding of the key operational and performance requirements/criteria of these pressurisation systems.

 

If you design, install, certify, routinely service or assess the operation and performance of pressurisation of required fire-isolated stairways, ramps or passageways, you will find this webinar very informative.

 

This pre-recorded webinar covers and explains:

 

  • The purpose of pressurisation systems for required fire-isolated stairways, ramps or passageways;
  • How they operate;
  • Key operation and performance design, commissioning, inspecting and testing requirements;
  • Interfaces with other fire protection and life safety measures;
  • Interaction with other smoke control systems;
  • Common system configurations and system equipment;
  • Inspection and testing requirements;
  • Labelling, Baseline Data and Commissioning records;
  • Do's and Don'ts; and
  • Common misconceptions and misunderstandings.

  

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Pre-recorded webinar: Fire Detection and Alarm Systems - Occupant Warning Systems

 

A 60 minute webinar presented by Chris Orr, from ORR Partners (recorded 9 July 2020)

 

*FPA Australia Member: $105 (incl. GST) per person

Non-member: $155 (incl. GST) per person

 

1 CPD Hour

 

*Members include individuals and companies that hold Corporate, Franchise, Professional, Organisation or Individual FPA Australia membership.

 

Please note, FPA Australia membership is different to FPA Australia's FPAS accreditation, such as FPAS Fire Safety Assessor or Fire Systems Design accreditations. See here for more information on FPA Australia membership.

 

 

While not a life safety system that impacts on the effects of a fire, an Occupant Warning System (OWS) is a critical system-and the only system-that alerts occupants of a fire event within a building.

 

The structure and type of OWS typically consists of many different components and can consist of a combination of different OWS systems. Over the last 5 years these requirements in the AS 1670 series have changed.

 

If you approve, design, install, certify, inspect, test or assess Fire Detection and Alarm Systems within buildings and are unsure of key requirements or wish to improve your knowledge, then you should find this webinar to be very informative.

 

This pre-recorded webinar covers and explains:

 

  • When the NCC requires occupant warning systems within a building;
  • What type of occupant warning system is required;
  • What are Grade 1, 2 and 3 amplified sound systems;
  • The transition to AS 4428.16 Grade 2 and 3 amplified sound systems;
  • When is the alert signal required, when is the evacuate signals required;
  • OWS used for staged evacuation;
  • OWS circuit limitations;
  • Evacuation signals in Class 9a and Class 9c buildings; and
  • What are the limitations of the evacuation signal under the referenced ISO 8201.

  

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Pre-recorded webinar: Passive Fire Protection - Fire Doors and Smoke Doors - Two part series

 

A two part Webinar series (90 mins each) presented by John Clampett, Leigh Gesthuizen & Brett Dundules (recorded 23 & 30 July 2020)

 

*FPA Australia Member: $210 (incl. GST) per person

Non-member: $310 (incl. GST) per person

 

3 CPD Hours


*Members include individuals and companies that hold Corporate, Franchise, Professional, Organisation or Individual FPA Australia membership.

 

Please note, FPA Australia membership is different to FPA Australia's FPAS accreditation, such as FPAS Fire Safety Assessor or Fire Systems Design accreditations. See here for more information on FPA Australia membership.

 

 

Passive fire protection is a required essential life safety measure that provides barriers to restrict and contain a fire to a limited area within a building.

 

However, doorways are usually required in these barriers for the access and egress of occupants within the building. Therefore, it is critical that these required doorways in these barriers have the required protection (fire doors and smoke doors) to avoid the spread of fire and smoke throughout the building.

 

To ensure that the required protection is compliant and the products conform, you should have a very good understanding of the design, testing, installation, servicing and NCC requirements for these fire and smoke doors.

 

If you approve, design, install, certify, inspect or assess fire doors or smoke doors within buildings and are unsure of key requirements or wish to improve your knowledge, then you should find this webinar to be very informative.

 

This two-part pre-recorded webinar covers and explains:

 

  • What is the purpose of fire doors and smoke doors;
  • What is the NCC requirements for fire doors and smoke doors;
  • What are the test requirements for fire doors and smoke doors;
  • What are the key installation requirements for fire doors and smoke doors;
  • What key items to remember when installing fire doors and smoke doors;
  • What key items to check for when certifying the installation of fire doors and smoke doors;
  • The routine service requirements for fire doors and smoke doors; and
  • The do's and don'ts of fire doors and smoke doors after the building has been approved for occupancy by the Authority Having Jurisdiction.

  

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Pre-recorded webinar: AS 1668.1 - Air Purge, Zone Pressurisation, and Hot Layer Smoke Control (Smoke Exhaust)

 

A 60 minute webinar presented by Brett Fairweather, from It's Engineered (recorded 23 September 2020)

 

*FPA Australia Member: $105 (incl. GST) per person

Non-member: $155 (incl. GST) per person

 

1 CPD Hour


*Members include individuals and companies that hold Corporate, Franchise, Professional, Organisation or Individual FPA Australia membership.

 

Please note, FPA Australia membership is different to FPA Australia's FPAS accreditation, such as FPAS Fire Safety Assessor or Fire Systems Design accreditations. See here for more information on FPA Australia membership.

 

 

The control and management of smoke within a building during a fire is very important for the life safety of occupants, while they are evacuating from a building. These systems form part of a buildings' smoke hazard management system, which is part of the mechanical services. These systems are, or form part of, a life safety measure that is mandatory for many vertically or horizontally large buildings.

 

These systems assist with minimising an occupant's exposure to the effects of a fire while they are evacuating the building. Therefore, it is essential that these purge, pressurisation and exhaust systems operate and perform correctly, when required.

 

This webinar is aimed at improving your understanding of the key operational and performance requirements/criteria of these purge, pressurisation and exhaust systems.

 

If you design, install, certify, routinely service or assess the operation and performance of pressurisation of required Air Purge, Zone Pressurisation or Hot Layer Smoke Control systems you will find this webinar very informative.

 

This webinar covers and explain aspects of:

 

  • The purpose of Air Purge, Zone Pressurisation or Hot Lot Layer Smoke Control systems;
  • How they are required to operate;
  • Key operation and perfomance design, installation and commissioning requirements;
  • Interfaces with other fire protection and life safety systems;
  • Interaction with other smoke control systems;
  • Common system configurations and system equipment;
  • Baseline Data and Commissioning;
  • Fire Fan Control Panel requirements & operation;
  • Do's and Dont's; and
  • Common misconceptions and misunderstandings.

  

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Pre-recorded webinar: Fire Detection and Alarm Systems - AS 1851 Section 6 - Monthly Service Schedule

Note: Does not include SPECIAL HAZARD SYSTEMS

 

Proudly sponsored by Nimbus Fire Alarm Management powered by FireMate Software

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A 60 minute webinar presented by Johna Parmar of FPA Australia (recorded 30 September 2020)

 

*FPA Australia Member: $105 (incl. GST) per person

Non-member: $155 (incl. GST) per person

 

1 CPD Hour


*Members include individuals and companies that hold Corporate, Franchise, Professional, Organisation or Individual FPA Australia membership.

 

Please note, FPA Australia membership is different to FPA Australia's FPAS accreditation, such as FPAS Fire Safety Assessor or Fire Systems Design accreditations. See here for more information on FPA Australia membership.

 

 

The Australian Standard for routine service of fire protection systems and equipment, AS 1851 prescribes the methodology and activities used to maintain the reliability of fire protection systems and equipment; such that they continue to meet the requirements of the approved design and are likely to do so until the next scheduled activity.

 

AS 1851 and its scheduled service activities are extensively used throughout Australia, except where the use of AS 1851 is not mandatory.

 

This technical/training webinar is predominately based on the routine service activities for Fire Detection and Alarm Systems (FDAS).

 

This webinar covers and explain aspects of:

 

  • Legislation & Code - why we have FDAS, special hazard systems and smoke hazard management systems;
  • Legislation - where AS 1851 is mandatory or recommended;
  • The purpose of a fire detection system;
  • An explanation of Clause 6.1 requirements;
  • An explanation of Clause 6.2 requirements;
  • An explanation of Clause 6.3 requirements; and
  • An explanation of how to carry out the routine service items in Table 6.4.1.2 in Clause 6.4

  

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Pre-recorded webinar: Fire Hydrants and Fire Hose Reels - Design and Commissioning Fundamentals

 

Proudly sponsored by Firequip

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A 90 minute webinar presented by Justin Morris of Wormald & Sam Hannant of YesFire (recorded 15 October 2020)

 

*FPA Australia Member: $105 (incl. GST) per person

Non-member: $155 (incl. GST)  per person

 

1.5 CPD Hours


*Members include individuals and companies that hold Corporate, Franchise, Professional, Organisation or Individual FPA Australia membership.

 

Please note, FPA Australia membership is different to FPA Australia's FPAS accreditation, such as FPAS Fire Safety Assessor or Fire Systems Design accreditations. See here for more information on FPA Australia membership.

 

 

The ability of the fire brigade to carry out fire-fighting, search and rescue activities and occupants to fight a fire in its initial growth stage, if they choose to do so, could be critical to the life safety of occupants. To enable fire fighters or occupants to undertake these activities specific & required equipment, operation and system performance needs to be provided.

 

To provide this, the system needs to be correctly designed, installed and commissioned so that it can be verified as 'fit for purpose' and compliant. To do this there are several key aspects throughout the process that need to be carefully considered, implemented and verified.

 

This webinar is also partly aimed at improving your understanding of the key operation and performance requirements/criteria of these systems.

 

If you design, install or commission fire hydrant or fire hose reel systems or simply wish to obtain a better understanding of these systems, you will find this webinar very informative.

 

This webinar covers and explain aspects of:

 

  • The purpose of fire hydrants and fire hose reel systems;
  • Legislation, Code and Standard requirements;
  • How they are required to operate;
  • Key operational & performance design and commissioning requirements;
  • Interfaces with other fire protection and life safety systems;
  • Baseline Data and Commissioning;
  • Do's and Do Not's; and
  • Common misunderstandings.

  

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Pre-recorded webinar: Preventable Residential Fire Fatalities in Australia 2003-2017 - New Research on Statistical Data

 

A 60 minute webinar presented by Geoff Kaandorp of Fire Rescue Victoria (recorded 5 November 2020)

 

FPA Australia Member: Free

Non-member: Free

 

1 CPD Hour

 

On average, more than one preventable fire related death occurs in a residential context every week in Australia.

 

This has been described as a diffuse disaster, yet there has been no collaborative national research since 2005 and very limited analysis regarding the demographic features and comorbidities of victimes.

 

This presentation will focus on the key findings of the research.

 

It will outline how an increased understanding of victim demography can be applied by fire sevices based on a dynamic shift from targeting individuals to advocating for changes to program, policy and practice to address the needs of those most at risk of dying in a residential fire.

  

Access here

 

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Pre-recorded webinar: Building Occupant Warning Systems & Intercom Systems - New Prouduct Standards

 

Proudly sponsored by Ampac

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A 60 minute webinar presented by Steve Chaplyn of Ampac and Brett Dundules of FPA Australia (recorded 27 October 2020)

 

*FPA Australia Member: Free

Non-member: $77 (incl. GST)  per person

 

1 CPD Hour


*Members include individuals and companies that hold Corporate, Franchise, Professional, Organisation or Individual FPA Australia membership.

 

Please note, FPA Australia membership is different to FPA Australia's FPAS accreditation, such as FPAS Fire Safety Assessor or Fire Systems Design accreditations. See here for more information on FPA Australia membership.

 

 

A building occupant warning system (BOWS) is critical to alert occupants of a fire event so that they can commence evacuation of the building. A BOWS consists of equipment and devices that provide audible and visual alarms to occupants of a building, upon the receipt of a fire alarm signal from a fire detection system of device or manual activation. Emergency warning systems and sound systems for emergency purposes are also BOWS.

 

With the release of the NCC 2019 referenced 2018 edition of AS 1670.1 (Fire Detection, warning, control and intercom systems - System design, installation and commissioning - Part 1 Fire), the Deemed to Satisfy (DtS) requirements of Building Occupant Warning Systems (Clause 3.22) have changed. 

 

Do you know if the Emergnecy Warning System or Building Occupant Warning System equipment you are purchasing, installing, approving or certifying is compliant?

 

This pre-recorded webinar:

 

  • Provides clarification of the product standards required for Building Occupant Warning Systems (in AS 1670.1 and AS 1670.4) in accordance with the current Deemed to Satisfy requirements of the National Construction Code 2019;
  • Explains the product standards required for Emergency Intercom Systems (in AS 1670.4);
  • Explains the grades of Emergency Warning Control and Indicating Equipment as specified in Appendix A of AS 4428.16; and
  • Contains the Q&A session.

  

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Pre-recorded webinar: Fire Curtains

 

Proudly sponsored by Greene Fire

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A 90 minute webinar presented by Clinton Greene & Darren Civil of Greene Fire (recorded 25 November 2020)

 

*FPA Australia Member: $105 (incl. GST) per person

Non-member: $155 (incl. GST) per person

 

1.5 CPD Hours


*Members include individuals and companies that hold Corporate, Franchise, Professional, Organisation or Individual FPA Australia membership.

 

Please note, FPA Australia membership is different to FPA Australia's FPAS accreditation, such as FPAS Fire Safety Assessor or Fire Systems Design accreditations. See here for more information on FPA Australia membership.

 

 

The control and management of fire and smoke within a building during a fire is very important for the life safety of occupants, while they are evacuating from a building. Fire curtains are frequently used to form part of a buildings' smoke hazard management system. The approval of these systems are typically via use of Performance Solutions.

 

Fire Curtains allow owners and tenants to utilise and develop architectural spaces whilst still complying with BCA requirements. They are similar to a Fire Shutter and protect openings by deploying and creating a full barrier covering an opening and creating a fire compartment. There are however many differences between a Fire Shutter and Fire Curtain and these need to be understood for correct use of a Fire Curtain in buildings.

 

This webinar is aimed at improving your understanding of the key operational and performance requirements/criteria of fire curtains. If you engineer, design, approve or service fire curtains you will find this pre-recorded webinar very informative.

 

This pre-recorded webinar provides information on:

 

  • The different types of fire curtains and how they operate;
  • How they interface with other building services;
  • Architectural interfacing, design and specification;
  • Fire and Smoke Performance Testing and Certification; and
  • The Impact of building features that adversely affect the performance of fire curtains.

  

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Pre-recorded webinar: Oxygen Reduction Fire Prevention Systems

 

Proudly sponsored by LPG Fire Australia

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A 60 minute webinar presented by Karl Peek of LPG Fire (recorded 3 December 2020)

 

*FPA Australia Member: $105 (incl. GST) per person

Non-member: $155 (incl. GST) per person

 

1 CPD Hour


*Members include individuals and companies that hold Corporate, Franchise, Professional, Organisation or Individual FPA Australia membership.

 

Please note, FPA Australia membership is different to FPA Australia's FPAS accreditation, such as FPAS Fire Safety Assessor or Fire Systems Design accreditations. See here for more information on FPA Australia membership.

 

 

The prevention, control and/or management of a fire within a building is very important for the life safety of occupants and the protection of property and goods within the building.

 

Oxygen Reduction Fire Prevention Systems are becoming more frequently considered and used as an alternative to traditional fire protection systems. These systems take a very different approach to fire protection and life safety, than do traditional fire protection systems. They are typically approved via the use of Performance Solutions.

 

Where traditional fire protection systems such as sprinklers or gaseous fire suppression systems activate to control or extingish a fire after it has started, Oxygen Reduction Fire Prevention Systems are designed to create and maintain an oxygen-redcued atmosphere in an enclosure that can prevent the ignition of combustibles within the protected area, while maintaining a safe environment for the occupants.

 

Oxygen Reduction Fire Prevention Systems are not widely known or understood. This webinar is aimed at improving your understanding of these systems, key operational and performance criteria. If part of your work includes aspects of fire protection or life safety, you will find this pre-recorded webinar very informative.

 

This pre-recorded webinar provides information on:

 

  • What Oxygen Reduction Fire Prevention Systems are;
  • How they operate;
  • What types of systems there are;
  • Advantages and Limitations of these systems;
  • The fire prevention and life safety performance;
  • How they interface with other building systems;
  • Risk Assessments, Design and architectural aspects;
  • Risk Classification and Safeguards;
  • Testing and Certification; and 
  • Installation and Commissioning

  

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Pre-recorded webinar: NSW Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme (FPAS) Audits and Complaints

 

A 45 minute webinar presented by Amanda Hogarth and Evan Szwajeko of FPA Australia (recorded 9 March 2021)

 

FPA Australia Member: Free

Non-member: Free

 

0.75 CPD Hours

 

Are you a registered Fire Systems Design (FSD) or Fire Safety Assessor (FSA) Practitioner operating in New South Wales?

Are you concerned about being compliant to the Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme (FPAS)? 

 

FPA Australia will be conducting an information session to demystify assumptions about the purpose and intent of audits being undertaken in accordance with the New South Wales Government Requirements. The New South Wales Government requirements specify that FPA Australia will undertake compliance audits of 10% of registered Fire Safety Assessment (FSA) and Fire System Design (FSD) practitioners who operate in NSW.

 

In January 2021, FPA Australia commenced scheduled audits of accredited practitioners and this information session will provide the following information:

  • Why we audit - what's the purpose?
  • How FPA Australia select practitioners for audit?
  • What FPA Australia are auditing?
  • What do FPA Australia do with the findings of the audit?
  • How do FPA Australia manage complaints?
  • How do I submit a complaint?

 

FPA Australia will be using internal expertise to review and assist in answering the questions.

 

Access here

 

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Pre-recorded webinar: FPAS Transitional to Qualified Pathway

 

A 60 minute webinar presented by Renee Wallace and Amanda Hogarth of FPA Australia (recorded 23 March 2021)

 

FPA Australia Member: Free

Non-member: Free

 

1 CPD Hour

 

The purpose of this webinar is to provide high level information about the Transitional to Qualified Accreditation Pathway which takes effect from 1 July 2021.

 

The content we will cover in this webinar includes:

 

  • What is it?
  • Who is impacted by this change?
  • What does this mean for you?
  • What are the benefits?
  • What's changing and why you need to know about the changes?
  • Frequently asked Questions

 

Examples of Practitioners who are:

  • Fire Safety Assessment (FSA) accredited
  • Fire Systems Design (FSD) accredited

 

Access here

 

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Pre-recorded webinar: Fire and Smoke Doors - Ask an Expert

 

A 75 minute webinar presented by Leigh Gesthuizen of FPA Australia (recorded 22 March 2021)

 

FPA Australia Member: $105 (incl. GST)

Non-member: $155 (incl. GST)

 

1.25 CPD Hours

 

Have you ever been in a situation where you have needed to ask someone for some detailed technical advice, for a second opinion or for some guidance on the National Construction Code or its referenced documents (i.e. Australian Standard and the like)?

 

However, you do not know or cannot access a person to provide this guidance to you.  This webinar forum may provide you this opportunity to obtain the guidance you need.  

 

Alternatively, you may just want to join in and listen to the questions and responses provided to obtain continuing professional development and increase your knowledge of this system. You may also hear questions and responses on issues, interpretation of requirements and the like that you may not have previously been fully aware of.

 

Being part of this webinar and listening to guidance provided can be used as a part of your continuing professional development.

 

Please remember, that if you are seeking clarification or knowledge on a particular matter, it is likely that other people would also benefit from this.

 

Through this webinar forum, FPA Australia is providing you an opportunity to seek a response from an industry expert in the field of the above topic. FPA Australia will be using several industry experts to review and assist in answering the questions.

 

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Pre-recorded webinar: Impacts of the QBCC Licensing Reforms

 

A 60 minute webinar presented by Chris Wyborn of FPA Australia (recorded 18 March 2021)

 

FPA Australia Member: Free

Non-member: N/A

 

As you know, the Queensland Building and Construction Commission's (QBCC) changes to the fire protection licensing framework commence on 1 May, 2021.

 

However, there is much uncertainty around the new requirements and many questions still going unanswered.  

 

FPA Australia has been analysing the changes to determine their potential implications for the industry.  

 

Our biggest concern is that these changes could affect the ability and capacity of fire protection businesses to deliver the ongoing services required by the Building Fire Safety Regulation and other legislative instruments. 

 

To explain QBCC's plans and to provide members an opportunity to share their concerns and to help us shape our direction, we will be hosting a member-only webinar.

 

Access here

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Pre-recorded webinar: FPAS Audits and Complaints - Deep Dive

 

A 45 minute webinar presented by Evan Szwajeko and Amanda Hogarth of FPA Australia (recorded 30 March 2021)

 

FPA Australia Member: Free

Non-member: Free

 

0.75 CPD Hours


On 9 March, 2021, FPA Australia hosted a webinar on our approach to auditing and complaints management, with respect to the Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme (FPAS).  

 

This event was well attended, but not all questions could be answered at the time, so we're holding a follow-up to allow us to discuss in more depth how this process works. 

 

The recording of the first presentation will go up in the pre-recorded webinar section of the website on 19 March, so if you didn't attend that event, please watch that recording first so that we don't cover old ground.  

 

Content of this webinar will include:   

  • the evidence you need to show what is compliant and non-compliant; 
  • the documents that must be submitted for an audit;
  • the KPIs against which practitioners will be audited;
  • possible outcomes of complaints or audits;
  • the public record of any decisions;
  • expected timeframes of audits;
  • the number of jobs that will be audited for each practitioner;
  • the processes by which complaints can be made anonymously; and 
  • frequently asked questions.  

 

Access here