The Fire hose reels course conducted by SETS Enterprises is a nationally accredited course that is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills to allow them to inspect and test fire hose reels at a customer’s premises, and replace hoses and drums as required. The
replacement procedures apply to existing risers fitted with a control valve.
The service technician is not permitted to undertake any replacement, maintenance and repair functions that are restricted to licensed trades or occupations. This unit of competency supports fire protection technicians responsible for testing and inspecting fire hose reels and replacing hoses and drums as required. Repairs to equipment or resources located prior to the control valve are restricted to licensed plumbers only.
- Apply rules and regulations to service operations
- Inspect and test fire hose reels
- Replace fire hoses and drums as required.
Licensing/ Regulatory Information:
All work in this area must be completed according to relevant legislative, industry, customer and organisational requirements, including occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and procedures.
Different states and territories may have regulatory mechanisms that apply to this unit. Candidates are advised to check for regulatory limitations.
Students who attend and successfully meet all assessment requirements of the course will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment with the following unit of competency: 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
- Be physically fit and able to carry at least 25 kgs of weight without restrictions
- Be able to use hand and power tools
- Wear or bring long sleeve, long pants or overalls, safety boots, safety glasses, sun hat
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