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zWho is the Course For?


 The course is for anyone currently working in the fire protection industry who wants to develop the skills and knowledge to effectively carry out routine service of water based fire systems. 



What Does the Course Cover?


 The new course will cover:


  • Routine servicing of fire sprinkler systems - monthly, six-monthly and yearly excluding water supply proving tests.
  • Routine servicing of fire pumpsets - monthly and six-monthly.
  • Routine servicing of fire hydrant systems - monthly, six-monthly and yearly excluding water supply proving tests.
  • An understanding of applicable legislation, codes and standards
  • Knowledge of the principles of operation and purpose of water based fire systems and their components.
  • Identification and reporting of defects, correct use of logbooks and reporting to clients.


The course is delivered by our expert trainers using a combination of  training methods.  The course commences with four consecutive days of classroom and workshop training, followed by on-the-job training conducted over a three-month period completed under the supervision of an experienced tester. 


Training will be conducted at our dedicated training centre in Sydney to ensure students are trained using a variety of systems and equipment to provide a professional training outcome and enhanced skills and knowledge.


For detailed information on the new training course or to enrol click the relevant button below.


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Course Fees


FPAS Registered


Non members





Please note the FPAS Registered Business price only applies to businesses who have completed the FPAS registration process, extended to those nominated employees who hold FPAS accreditation in Inspect and Test, and enrol before
31 December 2017. This price will change to $1,680 from 1 January 2018.


Course Availability 



Classroom training dates

Assessment date


Group 1 / 2018 

06 - 09 February 2018

08 May 2018

Fully Booked

Group 2 / 2018

06 - 09 March 2018

13 June 2018

Fully Booked

Group 3 / 2018

20 - 23 March 2018

14 June 2018

Fully Booked

Group 4 / 2018

17 - 20 April 2018

21 August 2018


Group 5 / 2018 1 - 4 May 2018 22 August 2018  
Group 6 / 2018 22 - 25 May 2018 23 April 2018  





 Units Included in Course



Participate in workplace safety arrangements


Prepare for installation and servicing operations


Inspect and test fire hydrant systems


Conduct basic functional testing of water-based fire-suppression systems


Inspect and test fire pumpsets


Conduct annual functional testing of complex water-based fire-suppression systems 







Course delivered by: 

Fire Protection Association Australia - RTO Code 20851