FPA Australia is a registered training organisation (RTO) that is committed to improving the competence of fire protection technicians.


Specialising in Fire Protection Maintenance training, we offer two nationally recognised qualifications, and a range of around 40 individual units of competency for technicians to select from. Our qualifications and units meet the needs of many of the Queensland Building & Construction Commission (QBCC) Fire Occupational Licences, and the Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) and Synthetic Greenhouse Gases (SGG) Extinguishing Agents Handling Licences.


Our product range is flexible enough to be delivered as self-study units, where the technician enrols and receives materials to work through in their own time and pace. Or our students can enrol in one of the regular workshops facilitated by our Learning & Development Specialists. Workshops are regularly held in most capital cities and some major towns around Australia, and those who are interested can select to either enrol directly into the next available workshop or join a waiting list.


We offer assessment-only workshops to enable people to quickly gain competence for skills and knowledge they already have and we also tailor training and assessment specific to the needs of our clients for groups of six or more people.


Currently we are offering CPP20511 Certificate II and CPP30811 Certificate III in Fire Protection Inspection & Testing. These qualifications have recently been updated to include best practise and current workplace practises.


FPA Australia has also now launched the Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme (FPAS) to recognise technicians who work in the test and inspect fields of fire protection systems and equipment. Students who achieve competence in units from the new CPP20511 and CPP30811 will be well on the way to gaining accreditation in this Scheme. Visit the FPAS webpage