(a) to give advice or a report, including a certificate, stating that a fire protection system complies with Australian and international standards, Building Code of Australia requirements and manufacturer’s specifications after conducting a survey of the system; and
(b) to give a QBSA licensee certificate under the Building Regulation 2006 for the work.
Inspect & Test
(a) to inspect by visual examination the components of fire protection systems or equipment to establish correct settings, physical condition or fitness for purpose under 1-5-5, AS 1851-2012; and
(b)to test, after inspecting, by the confirmation of correct function or performance of a component or system under 1-5-13, AS1851-2012.
(a) place a fire protection system in position ready for use; or
(b) restore a fire protection system to its original operating specifications; or
(c) alter a fire protection system; or
(d) provide an installer’s statement in relation to the work
Example: Where the fire system is altered from its original design specifications by way of replacing with components of different specifications, it is installation.
Installer’s statement means
A statement about the installation of a fire protection system.
(a) inspect and test a fire protection system and any other fire safety measures to ensure continued operation at their original performance levels and in accordance with any relevant Australian Standards; or
(b) repair or replace defective components to keep a fire protection system in a working order according to original specifications
(c) carry out preventative maintenance; or
(d) prepare a maintenance record of the work mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (c).
Maintenance record means a record of any maintenance carried out.
the visual inspection of a fire protection system to identify if the system has been altered, damaged or compromised.
Example: where a fire system is not altered from its original design specifications it is maintenance and repair (‘like for like’ replacement of components).