Fire Safety Adviser

8 National Course Codes

Fire Safety Adviser Course Information « click here to download course information

Course Objective:

The owner of a business or person that is occupying or managing a building in Queensland has a legal duty to ensure the safety of any person in that building in the event of a fire or other emergency. As part of the duty, in accordance with the Building Fire Safety Regulation (BFSR) 2008, there is a requirement for occupiers of high occupancy buildings, as defined under the BFSR 2008, to appoint and train a Fire Safety Adviser (FSA).

High Occupancy buildings include:

  • Class 2, 3, 5, 6, 7b, 8, 9a or 9b buildings that are workplaces where 30 or more workers are normally employed.
  • Class 2 or 3 buildings that are more than 25 metres in height.
  • Licensed premises that have been identified by the Commissioner as at risk of overcrowding.

Responsibilities of the FSA include:

  • Be familiar with all aspects of building fire safety.
  • Provide advice to the occupier to ensure that appropriate emergency planning has taken place.
  • Provide advice to the occupier to ensure that appropriate instruction is carried out at the prescribed times and intervals.

Course Dates:

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  • If you have a group booking, please contact Fire 8 Qld to organise a course date.
  • If there are no courses scheduled, please contact Fire 8 Qld to register your interest.

Course Registration:

To register for the FSA course, please complete the Course Registration & Payment Form « click here to download form

Fire 8 Queensland will email you a course booking confirmation.

If you have any questions please contact us.

Please note that if minimum course bookings are not received – courses may have to be postponed.