Course Info

Certificate III in Fire Protection

National Course Code: CPC32813


If a job that combines safety and technical know-how sounds perfect to you, then why not consider a career in fire protection?

TAFE NSW Certificate III in Fire Protection is a nationally recognised qualification which, upon successful completion, enables graduates to seek employment as a Fire Protection Systems Technician.

Through a combination of theoretical and practical learning, students develop the knowledge and skills to successfully install, test and maintain fire protection systems.

Learning from our expert trainers, students develop core skills in areas such as:

  • Designing pre-calculated fire sprinkler systems
  • Installing control valve assemblies, actuating devices and local alarms
  • Install special hazard systems
  • Install domestic and residential life safety sprinkler systems
  • Test and maintain fire hydrant and hose reel installations

You will also learn to develop essential soft skills in areas such as workplace communication, teamwork, problem-solving and self-management.

This course is eligible for an Apprenticeship to be undertaken in conjunction with your studies.

This qualification has core and elective unit of competency requirements that cover some common skills for the plumbing industry, as well as fire protection specialist units of competency.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.


This course is currently available at 1 campus location across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • Part Time Day

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Randwick, Main Campus (Apprenticeship): Part Time Day

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $3,580.00
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