Diploma of Fire Systems Design

CPC50509

Course Overview

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Description

The Diploma of Fire Systems Design reflects and supports the role of fire systems designers who prepare detailed technical designs and documentation for water-based fire suppression systems and/or fire detection and occupant warning systems. The fire systems designs covered in this Diploma are those that meet the requirements of the Building Code of Australia or detailed designs prepared for alternative solutions designed or specified by a fire safety engineer. The Diploma of Fire Systems Design also includes a stream qualification for the annual certifier of fire systems.

Fire systems designers may enter the industry from a diverse range of occupations and sectors. They may choose to extend their careers by seeking to undertake subsequent higher education qualifications in related disciplines, including mechanical engineering and fire engineering.

The qualification has common core and elective unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for fire systems designers and certifiers, as well as specialist streams for:

  • water-based systems
  • detection and warning systems
  • annual certifiers.
  • Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Architecture and Building field who were satisfied with the training (Diploma).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Architecture and Building field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Diploma).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Architecture and Building field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Diploma).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Architecture and Building field (Diploma) are most often employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    37.4%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Managers

    23.6%

    Managers
    Professionals

    14.4%

    Professionals

    Industries

    Graduates of the Architecture and Building field (Diploma) are most often employed in:

    Construction

    55.6%

    Construction
    Professional, scientific and technical services

    13.4%

    Professional, scientific and technical services
    Retail trade

    7%

    Retail trade

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

    The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Construction, Plumbing and Services Career Pathway

    Diploma of Fire Systems Design is in the Architecture and Building Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Construction, Plumbing and Services.


    Stream

    Bricklaying/Blocklaying
    Wall & Floor Tiling and Paving
    Plastering
    Painting & Decorating
    Carpentry
    Joinery, Stairs & Shop Fitting
    Stone Work
    Signage
    Concreting
    Formwork / Falsework
    Demolition
    Dogging, Rigging & Scaffolding
    Plumbing & Gas Fitting
    Roofing
    Swimming Pools and Spas
    Crane Operations
    Other

    Advanced Diploma

    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

     


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