Fire Industry Training (FiT) is an industry owned organisation, committed to fire protection and dedicated to quality training.

Fire Industry Training’s (FiT) role is to train the Fire Protection industry to protect the community. We achieve this by being part of the industry and evolving with it, and producing current, quality, engaging training to contribute to a well-trained, highly skilled workforce.

FiT is the combined wealth of knowledge and experience of the National Fire Industry Association (NFIA) and Plumbing & Pipe Trades Employee Union (PPTEU). The Brisbane Fire Protection Centre of Excellence enrolled the first FiT apprentices in 2007. The Melbourne campus took its first enrolments the following year and the Sydney campus took its first enrolments in 2018.

FiT is now the pre-eminent provider of fire protection training in Australia and we now deliver a range of industry specific training (from non-accredited short courses through to Diploma) to clients in all states and territories from our centres of excellence in Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales.

We consistently strive to fulfil our objective of industry focussed training which benefits all stakeholders, ensuring students have every opportunity with facilities that provide learning on real & virtual equipment, trainers that have years of industry experience, staff/support team


National Qualifications

  • CPC32813 Certificate III in Fire Protection (Apprenticeship Pathway)
  • UEE31011 Certificate III in Fire Protection Control
  • CPP20511 Certificate II in Fire Protection
  • CPC50509 Diploma of Fire Systems Design
  • CPPFES2047A Inspect and Test, Control & Indicating Equipment

Post Trade Courses

  • Domestic & Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems (Fire Protection)
  • Special Hazards Fixed System Testing, Maintenance, Installation & Decommissioning (meets requirements to apply for Extinguishing Agent Handling Licence (EAHL))
  • CPCPCM4013 Produce 2D Architectural Drawings Using CAD Software
  • Annual Testing (upskilling for existing employees)
  • Test & Inspect fire sprinklers and/or suppression systems

Victorian Building Authority Fire Protection restricted registration classes

Fire Industry Training have developed four new courses that on completion will enable applicants to apply for one of the new restricted classes of Fire Protection, subject to meeting all of the eligibility criteria. The flyers below provide an overview of the recognition of prior learning pathway.

Please do not hesitate to email this page about fire protection businesses that you know that are undertaking work in these areas that are not NFIA members enabling them an opportunity to undertake their training with the fire protection industries number one training provider. NFIA members receive a special members price.

For information on how to complete your restricted registration please visit the Victorian Building Authority website and click on the fire hose reel.