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PS-04 V1.2 National Licensing - Fire Protection Work under the Plumbing & Gasfitting Occupations

 

This Position Statement establishes FPA Australia's position on the proposed national licences for "Fire protection work" full and tradesperson licences and the "Restricted fire protection (inspecting and testing) work" licences as outlined in the Decision Regulation Impact Statement: Proposal for national licensing of the plumbing and gasfitting occupations (the DRIS).

 

This Position Statement discusses

  • The background to the development of this position
  • The issues with the existing licensing situation and how national licensing will address these issues
  • Potential outcomes if national licences are not adopted in all jurisdictions
  • The costs of implementing national licensing, and
  • How FPA Australia's Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme (FPAS) supports national licensing and the competencies relevant for the range of work covered under the Fire Protection category

 

PS-04 National Licensing - Fire Protection Work under the Plumbing & Gasfitting Occupations

(Adobe PDF File)

 

Published: 1/9/2013