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Fire Equipment Test & Tag

Aim of this Course / Target Group

This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to safely conduct routine six-monthly (level 1) and annual (level 2) inspections, servicing and maintenance, and testing/tagging of fire extinguishers, fire blankets and fire hose reels in accordance with relevant Australian standards. The course provides a blend of theoretical instruction with practical training in relation to the testing of firefighting equipment and is suitable for everyone.


8 Hours

Course Content

This course is based on the requirements outlined in the Australian standards, codes of practice, regulations and safe working systems relevant to the inspection and testing of firefighting equipment and addresses;

  • Key features of legislation, regulations and codes applicable to selecting, positioning, inspecting and testing fire extinguishers, fire blankets and fire hose reels.
  • Inspection of fire extinguishers, fire blankets, fire hose reels
  • Installation, service and maintenance of fire protection equipment
  • Testing and tagging process
  • Types of extinguishing agents and dangers of mixing them
  • BCA fire compliance and deemed to comply requirements
  • Folding fire blankets according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Special requirements for aggressive environments
  • Documentation and reporting of inspection activities

Assessment Method

Knowledge based questionnaires and practical demonstration


Must have basic English literacy skills

Academic Award & Recognition

Upon successful completion participants will be issued with the following Statements of Attainment relevant to their industry area which will be recognised nationally

  • CPPFES2020 Conduct routine inspection and testing of fire extinguishers and fire blankets
  • CPPFES2010 Inspect and test fire hose reels

What To Wear

All course participants are required to wear appropriate work attire. Whilst closed in shoes are a minimum requirement for attendance on any course, steel capped safety boots are required for forklift, dogging, vehicle loading crane (hiab) and rigging courses

Morning Tea & Lunch

Feel free to grab a tea, coffee or snack before the course starts and during the course breaks. All participants will be offered morning/ afternoon tea.

Course Fee


CTF Subsidy

$347.00 payable after CTF has been applied. (for eligible companies only)

The Construction Training Funs provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.

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Course Summary

Fire Equipment Test & Tag

Duration: 8 Hours
Cost: $595.00
CTF Subsidy: $347.00.

This subsidy is available to eligible companies only.

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