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This course is designed to provide participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform regular inspections, servicing, maintenance and testing/tagging of fire extinguishers, fire blankets and fire hose reels in accordance with relevant Australian standards.  The course offers a comprehensive combination of theoretical instruction and hands-on practical training specifically focused on the testing of firefighting equipment. This course is designed to be suitable for individuals of all backgrounds and experience levels.


This course aligns with the Australian standards, codes of practice, regulations, and safe working systems pertaining to the inspection and testing of firefighting equipment, covering the following topics:

  • Legislation, regulations, and codes relevant to the selection, placement, inspection, and testing of fire extinguishers, fire blankets, and fire hose reels
  • Conducting inspections on fire extinguishers, fire blankets, and fire hose reels
  • Proper installation, servicing, and maintenance of fire protection equipment
  • The testing and tagging process
  • Understanding different types of extinguishing agents and the risks associated with their improper mixing
  • Ensuring compliance with the Building Code of Australia (BCA) fire regulations and requirements for deemed compliance
  • Folding fire blankets in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions
  • Special considerations for aggressive environments
  • Documenting and reporting inspection activities


Knowledge-based questionnaires and practical demonstration


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.


Must have basic English literacy skills

Upon successful completion, participants will be issued with either of 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 – Note : There is a requirement that all students must complete an onsite logbook activity for this unit of competency as part of their performance assessment.

$595 (incl. of GST)

Mcdonald Goh
Mcdonald Goh
The trainers at site skills were very knowledgeable and worked with the guys that were finding it hard. We had Kurt and he was very hands on and took his time to explain and go through parts that seem difficult at first but got easier as we kept doing the revision. Top notch.
Chris Lawrence
Chris Lawrence
Friendly trainers and staff plenty of parking and easy to find. Smoko van pull up for smoko and lunch just outside the building.
Scott Bayntun
Scott Bayntun
Great facility and good trainers for the dogman course
Nigel Walton
Nigel Walton
Good course material, equipment & facilities. Great instructor. Thanks ????

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Perth Facility Map of Site Skills Training

Perth Facility

72-80 Belgravia St,
Belmont, Perth WA 6104

Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday: 7:30AM - 4:30PM

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Darren Jackson

Operations Manager - West