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New training on water-based fire protection systems

Posted on : Thursday, 27 June 2019

Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) is pleased to announce a new face-to-face training course, Routine Service of Water Based Fire Protection Systems Level 2, beginning in July and running through to November.

The course will be delivered at Randwick TAFE in NSW and will be delivered via a combination of classroom and workplace-based learning. The course commences on 16 July 2019 and will be completed on 1 November 2019.

In South Australia, this course will meet the requirements for the South Australian Hydrant Licence.

This course is for anyone currently working in the fire protection industry who wants to develop the skills and knowledge to undertake the routine service activities listed below in accordance with AS 1851-2012:


  1. Unassisted fire hydrant systems (no pumps and tanks);
    • Monthly, six-monthly & yearly service
    • Water supply proving tests using portable flow measuring devices
  2. Assisted fire hydrant systems (pumps and tanks included);
    • Monthly and six-monthly service
  3. Fire hydrant and fire hose reel system pumpsets; and
    • Monthly and six-monthly service of fire pumpsets
    • Monthly and six-monthly service of fire hose reel pumpsets
  4. Water storage tanks for fire hydrant systems.
    • Monthly, six-monthly and yearly service


If you wish to undertake this training, please complete the linked enrolment form below and return to the FPA Australia Training Department. If you have any questions about the course, please contact the department at or 03 8892 3131.

Learn more & enrol.