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
This course may be conducted at either the Safety & Emergency Training Services training facility or your
workplace. This course is delivered through a combination of classroom learning, small group discussion
and practical activities in either a simulated or active workplace.
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.
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
- be able to use hand and power tools
- be able to lift a minimum of 25kg without restrictions
There is a maximum number of 12 participants per program.
This course has theoretical and practical components that participants must successfully complete.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.