Our program of Industry Short Courses is designed specifically for companies and individuals operating in the commercial HVAC industry.

For general enquiries or to make a group booking, please contact your local AMCA Office .

Installation and Certification of Fire and Smoke Dampers

The Installation and Certification of Fire and Smoke Dampers is an industry best practice course which provides instruction on the correct installation, certification, assessment, and maintenance of fire and smoke dampers.

The course was created by the Air Conditioning & Mechanical Contractors’ Association to share knowledge, support talent, and promote growth across the industry.

Outcomes

Statement of attainment

Once you have completed assessment requirements to a satisfactory level, you will be issued with a Statement of Completion, valid for 5 years from the course date.

Learning outcomes

This course is recommended for any workers who are involved in the certification, supervision, installation, and annual assessment of fire and smoke dampers.

Your coursework will cover:

  • Fundamentals (fire compartments and separation, fire protection and resistance)
  • Regulations and standards (openings and shafts)
  • Hardware (fire, smoke, and air dampers; sub-ducts)
  • Installation (requirements and conditions)
  • Certification (regulatory requirements)
  • Maintenance (requirements and frequency)

Eligibility requirements

This program is best suited to those who have experience in the installation, supervision, or certification of fire and smoke dampers.

To participate in this course, you must have:

  • 3-years of supervised installation of ventilation ductwork involving fire and smoke damper installations in multi-compartment buildings, or
  • 3-years of supervised work including operation checking, maintenance, and certification of fire and smoke damper installations, or
  • 3-years as a site supervisor or site manager of ventilation ductwork involving fire and smoke damper installations in multi-compartment buildings (with at least 2-years of supervised work), or
  • 5-years as a consultant’s site supervisor of ventilation ductwork involving fire and smoke dampers installations in multi-compartment buildings (with at least 2-years of supervised work)

Delivery and assessment

Delivery

This is a full-day course, including an examination in the afternoon. You will be required to study the Training Program manual, complete a pre-course assignment, attend the course, and complete the exam. The Training Program manual and pre-course assignment will be sent to you 4 weeks before the course date.

Pre-course assignments are to be submitted on the day of the course. While we encourage a cooperative exchange of information, please note the assignment must be completed individually. To this end, you will be required to sign a non-collusion agreement confirming that the assignment is your original work.

Assessment

To pass this course, you will need to successfully demonstrate knowledge in the application of building regulations and Australian Standards relevant to the installation and certification of fire and smoke dampers in new, existing, and refurbished buildings. An understanding of both installation and servicing requirements is required, regardless of whether you only work with installation or servicing.

The supervised exam is open book and comprises multiple choice and short answer questions. You will need to achieve at least 70% on both the assignment and exam in order to pass this course.

Calendar 

This full day course will take place on Tuesday, 27 April 2021.

Cost and payment

This course is offered to AMCA members and RACCA members at a discounted rate.  Complimentary tea and coffee is provided on the day.

Member Status  Cost 
AMCA Member   $1,100
RACCA Member       $1,400 
Non-Member  $1,700  

Refund and cancellation policy

A full refund will be provided if the AMCA is notified in writing at least 5 working days prior to the workshop. We reserve the right to cancel, postpone, or reschedule due to insufficient registrations or other reasons beyond our control. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund will be provided.

How to apply

Registrations can be made by phone or email by contacting AMCA New South Wales.

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When
4/27/2021 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
Where
Eastlake Football Club 3 Oxley Street CANBERRA, ACT 2603 AUSTRALIA

Price

TicketRate TypeRates
RegistrationMember$ 1100.00
RegistrationNon Member$ 1700.00

Program

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Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policy

The AMCA reserve the right to cancel, postpone or reschedule events and training courses due to insufficient interest or other reasons beyond our control. In the instance that events or training courses are cancelled, a full refund will be given.

Refund Policy

A full refund will be given if the AMCA is notified in writing a minimum of 4 business days prior to the course commencement date. A 50% administration charge will be incurred if the AMCA is notified within 3 business days or less. No refund will be given if the AMCA is not notified of cancellation.