Conduct annual fire systems certification inspections

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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCSFS5014A, 'Conduct annual fire systems certification inspections'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for annual fire systems certification inspections.

1.1. Annual fire systems inspections are scheduled in a timely manner and in consultation with relevant stakeholders, as required.

1.2. Current building plans are obtained and reviewed and modifications made to the building since the last inspection are identified and noted.

1.3. Information regarding the current and historical legislation, codes and standards applicable to fire systems is reviewed and used to inform inspection planning.

1.4. Information regarding the validity of fire systems' compliance documentation is reviewed and used to inform inspection planning.

1.5. Fire systems certification inspections are planned to ensure efficient and comprehensive implementation.

2. Conduct annual fire systems certification inspections.

2.1. Fire systems are inspected concurrently in each area of the building in accordance with organisational and regulatory requirements.

2.2. Each aspect of each fire system is assessed for compliance with the applicable current and historical legislation, codes and standards and findings are documented.

2.3. The current performance level of each fire system is assessed and recorded.

2.4. Advice is sought from relevant professional personnel, as required and according to workplace and regulatory procedures.

3. Produce annual fire systems certification reports and communicate findings.

3.1. The findings of inspections are analysed and works required to address shortfalls in fire systems' compliance or performance are identified and recorded according to regulatory requirements.

3.2. Reports and certificates are produced and processed according to regulatory requirements.

3.3. The findings of the report are communicated to relevant stakeholders according to regulatory requirements, and works required to rectify fire systems are carefully explained.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCSFS5014A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC50509 - Diploma of Fire Systems Design