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

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Installation & Certification of Fire & Smoke Dampers Refresh

The Installation and Certification of Fire and Smoke Dampers (Refresher Course) is an industry best practice course which provides professional development for candidates who have previously completed the Installation and Certification of Fire and Smoke Dampers course.

This 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, and who have previously completed the Installation and Certification of Fire and Smoke Dampers course.

The information in the Refresher Course relates to changes associated with both BCA2016 and Australian Standards applicable to the installation and certification 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

To participate in this course, you must have completed the Installation and Certification of Fire and Smoke Dampers course. We will ask you to provide us with the year you completed the course.

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, attend the course, and complete the exam.  The Training Program manual will be sent to you 4 weeks before the course date.

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 75% on the exam in order to pass this course.

Calendar

This full day course is offered six times throughout 2021.

 Course Date    Registrations Close 
 10 February 2021  5 January 2021 
 31 March 2021  23 February 2021
 9 June 2021  4 May 2021
 25 August 2021  20 July 2021
 13 October 2021  7 September 2021
 24 November 2021      19 October 2021

Cost and payment

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

 Membership Status      Cost
 AMCA Member  $600 
 RACCA Member      $450
 Non-Member  $600

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

Complete a registration form and return to AMCA New South Wales.

P.  07 3285 5282
E. adminnsw@amca.com.au

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When
6/9/2021 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
Where
NHP Building 30-34 Day Street North SILVERWATER 2128 AUSTRALIA

Price

TicketRate TypeRates
RegistrationMember$ 600.00
RegistrationNon Member$ 800.00

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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.