Course Details 2018-01-09T23:06:56+00:00

Inspect and test fire extinguishers and blankets


Course Description:
This course is designed to assist employees in understanding the legislative, guidelines, manufacturer and industry requirements needed to competently undertake servicing and/or maintenance tasks on portable fire protection equipment; support fire protection technicians responsible for inspecting, testing and maintaining fire extinguishers and fire blankets. It also includes repairing and servicing extinguisher valve and internal components, recharging or refilling extinguishers.

The following unit of competency is delivered by PWR RTO 45431. Successful completion of this course will provide a statement of attainment in the following unit(s) of competency:
  • CPPFES2020A Conduct routine inspection and testing of fire extinguishers and fire blankets

Target Audience:
The program has been developed to cater for corporate group bookings for the needs of those who are existing workers in the field and who require certification for the skills and knowledge gained as part of their role.

This qualification applies to fire protection technicians responsible for non-trade installation and regular servicing of fire extinguishers and fire blankets.

Course Delivery:
This course is delivered by a fully qualified industry professional using a blended learning method of theory and practical demonstrations and assessments.
Duration: One (1) day face to face workshop totalling 10 hours of learning. Students manager is also required to rate the student's skills and knowledge from the workplace in a pre-existing skills validation. 
Min participants: 4
Max participants: 8
Location: Site or at the PWR Training Facility (Bassendean WA)
Pre-requisites:  No individual public enrolments are taken for this course

Student requirements: Participants must:
  • Be at least 18 years of age 
  • Supply their USI number on enrolment
  • Have sufficient English language, literacy and numeracy skills to read instructions and write assessments
  • Wear or bring; Cotton drill (long sleeve, long pants workwear), Safety boots
  • Bring a pen and notebook
  • Bring photographic ID, e.g. driver's licence
  • Be physically fit and able to carry at least 20 kgs of weight

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