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NCC Fire Protection Requirements and QBCC Licencing

This CPD Solutions seminar will run through the Qld Sprinkler requirements for Wet Fire Systems, Hydrants & their Performance with new and important Industry and Certification issues on Licencing to discuss:

  • NCC 2019 Sprinkler requirements, National and QDC Impacts Class 2, 3 and beyond
  • Hydrants –Design aspects, Systems coupled to domestic service, Water Meters.
  • Form 71, 72 – commissioning for systems – Baseline Data MP6.1
  • Operational Fire Fighting Procedures
  • Real-time examples with Group Discussion on QBCC Licencing May 2021 changes

This seminar aims to provide Building Surveyors, Hydraulic designers, Engineers, Services Trades and Property Consultants an understanding of the AS2118 -2017 Sprinkler requirements, Wet Fire Systems, Hydrants and water supplies. This seminar gives everyone within the industry a chance to discuss the QBCC new licencing regulations for 2021 and the certification process.


24th March venue: Brisbane Internationa Virginia - CLICK HERE to register!

29th April venue: Colmslie Hotel - CLICK HERE to register! 

Time: 12.45pm till 5.00pm

Speakers for the day include: 

Chris Ryan

  • QFES Fire Officer for 25 years
  • Building Approval Officer for 9 years
  • Plumber and Drainer and building industry worker prior to that.
  • Grad Cert in 2019, enjoy working with the industry professionals for good outcomes and safe buildings.

Scott Munro

  • 21 years professional firefighter
  • 4 years Station Officer
  • 2017 Safety Assessment Officer
  • 2018 Building Approval Officer
  • 2019 undertook Grad. Cert. in Building Fire Safety at University of Queensland
  • 2020 Graduated as a Level 2 BAO
  • 42 years’ experience in the building industry as Licenced Plumber, Drainer & Gasfitter.

Sam Hannant
Sam started working in the plumbing and fire industry in 2006 and has specialized almost exclusively in fire services for over 10 years. He is a licensed Plumber, Drainer and Gasfitter and is a Certifier in fire hydrants, fire hose reels, fire pumps, and fire tanks. Sam’s professional focus lies in certifications and site audits for plumbing and fire services. This includes installations and upgrades as well as maintenance, repairs, and testing of fire systems. read more.. 

Stephen Burton
Steve’s engineering experience began in mechanical; his turning point into the specialist field of fire engineering was after a major project with Brisbane International Airport. This project created a spark and drive that later instigated him to start up his own engineering consultancy firm – Ferm Engineering Pty Ltd. He has been providing fire and building services since 1988, offering a combination of innovative design research and code development.

Stephen is Engineers Australia Society of Fire Safety (SFS) National Deputy Chair; and Qld SFS Secretary. He assists Engineering Australia and the QBCC Qld Fire Protection Licensing Group and the Passive Fire Committee, which develop industry reforms, and Standards.
Having worked on some complex buildings and developed performance designs, Stephen has intimate knowledge of fire and mechanical systems, product testing, test agencies in Australia and overseas, and construction code requirements. Steve is a passionate, community-driven engineer, which is reflected in the business as he on finding solutions for all clients.

Mark Catchpole
Mark is a practicing Private Building Certifier and Building Consultant, specializing in building fire safety, post-fire investigation and building legislative compliance engagements.

He has been intensively involved with the building surveying profession for more than 36 years in both the local authority and the private sector.
He possesses tertiary qualifications with a Graduate Diploma of Applied Science Building, and Master of Applied Science Fire Safety Design through the University of Western Sydney - Hawkesbury.
Mark also is regularly engaged as a building consultant by various law firms to provide expert witness advice in relation to post-fire investigation building compliance and general building compliance reports.
CPD Points: This seminar will contain four hours of Technical Training
CPD Solutions Loyalty discount* -  $180.00

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Event Details

Event Date 29-04-2021 12:45 pm
Event End Date 29-04-2021 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 09-03-2021 9:00 am
Cut off date 30-04-2021 9:00 am
Individual Price $255.00
Location Colmslie Hotel
Attachment PROGRAM - APRIL .pdf


Sam Hannant


Director | Yes Fire

Stephen Burton

Ferm Engineering

Manager at Ferm Engineering

Mark Catchpole

Director | Catchpole Building Services

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