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Important Information for Students: Unique Student Identifer


As of 1 January 2015, new students of FPA Australia (and any other Registered Training Organisation)  must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) as introduced by the Australian Government Department of Industry.


Students have two options for obtaining a USI: you can apply for the USI yourself and notify FPA Australia of this number when enrolling or you can arrange to have FPA Australia apply for the USI on your behalf.


If you would like FPA Australia to apply for the USI on your behalf you are required to supply copies of two forms of identification from those listed below.


  • Driver's Licence
  • Medicare Card
  • Australian Passport
  • Birth Certificate (Australian)
  • Citizenship Certificate


You will also be required to read and sign the USI Privacy Notice in order for the Association to process your application. SImply return these documents to FPA Australia along with your enrolment. To find out more download the USI factsheet or visit


FPA Australia's RTO offers self-study units allowing each student to enrol and receive materials to work through in their own time and pace. Students then select a public or private assessment workshop,  enabling them to quickly gain competence for skills and knowledge they have gained. 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.


Before enrolling in any of our qualifications or units of competency, we recommend you read the Student Handbook below to learn more about your rights and responsibilities when studying with FPA Australia. The Student handbook includes information about enrolling and assessment and also includes important information about a range of fees and penalties that are applied for things such as late cancellations and those who do not show up for a confirmed place at an assessment workshop. 


The Unit Overview below provides information on each of the units of competency trained and assessed by FPA Australia. It is a useful way to identify the training that suits your needs before you enrol.


If you live in a remote area of Australia where attending a public assessment workshop is a difficulty, then you may prefer arranging a private assessment or undertaking your assessment using the remote assessment option. Please read through the Remote Assessment Guide below and contact FPA Australia Engagement & Education for further assistance or to arrange a private assessment.









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