Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing

CPP20511

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $2750

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Average Course Duration: 6 Months

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Description

This qualification applies to fire protection technicians responsible for non-trade installation and regular servicing of fire protection equipment and systems.

Fire protection technicians may specialise in activities relating to certain groups of equipment or systems, such as:

  • inspect and test fire protection equipment in the field
  • maintain, test and refill extinguishers in the workshop
  • inspect, test and maintain pre-engineered fire-suppression systems
  • inspect and test water-based fire-suppression systems
  • inspect, test and maintain gaseous fire-suppression systems
  • inspect, test and maintain passive fire and smoke containment products and systems
  • inspect and test fire detection and warning systems
  • recover, reclaim, fill and store scheduled gaseous fire-extinguishing agents
  • 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 of this course who were satisfied with the training.

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates of this course who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay.

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate II).

    Jobs

    Graduates of this course are most often employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    71.1%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Managers

    14.9%

    Managers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    5.3%

    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of this course are most often employed in:

    Construction

    58.5%

    Construction
    Public Administration and Safety

    13.2%

    Public Administration and Safety
    Mining

    8.8%

    Mining

    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

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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 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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