Conduct Inspection and Testing of Fire Extinguishers, Fire Blankets and Hose Reels

CPPFES2020A Conduct routine inspection of fire extinguishers and fire blankets and CPPFES2010A Inspect and test fire hose reels
  • $600
  • 1 day
  • Balcatta

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This unit specifies the outcomes required to conduct routine monthly, six-monthly and yearly inspections and testing of fire extinguishers, fire blankets and hose reels at a customer’s premises.

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This unit provides people with the knowledge and skills required to undertake testing and tagging, including:

  •  The dangers of mixing extinguishing agents.
  • Disposal requirements for waste products.
  • Key features of legislation, regulations and codes applicable to selecting, positioning, inspecting and testing installed fire extinguishers and fire blankets to meet hazard present in the area to be protected.
  • OHS issues and requirements and action to take when a breach of health, safety or other policy occurs.
  • Purpose of the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and ‘deemed to comply’ requirements relevant to installation of extinguishers and fire blankets.
  • Conforming to environmental protection authority (EPA) regulations, or equivalent, with respect to discharge tests.
  • Ensuring gauges and scales are calibrated regularly.
  • Folding fire blankets according to manufacturers’ instructions.
  • Special requirements for aggressive environments, such as those with high moisture, dust levels or acidity.
  • Types and quantities of spare parts that should be carried.
  • Types of extinguisher operation.
  • Types of extinguishing agents.
  • Inspect and test fire hose reels
  • Replace fire hoses and drums as required

Students who attend and successfully meet all assessment requirements of the course will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment with the following units of competency: CPPFES2020A Conduct routine inspection and testing of fire extinguishers and fire blankets & CPPFES2010A Inspect and test fire hose reels.

There is a maximum number of 10 participants per program.

To meet the course requirements, students must:

  • Have sufficient English language, literacy and numeracy skills to read instructions and write assessments
  • Provide their USI on enrolment
  • Provide proof of identity, e.g. drivers licence
  • Wear or bring long sleeve, long pants and closed in shoes

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Students are required to be able to complete the following tasks:

  • communicate with others clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • find and use relevant information
  • read and comply with work instructions and specifications
  • read and record measurements
  • record and report information neatly and legibly

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