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Fire Control Officer Workshop

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This course is aimed specifically at Local Government staff appointed as Fire Control Officers. Fire Control Officers conduct inspections throughout the year to identify properties that will require work such as the installation of firebreaks, prior to the bush fire season.

Topics covered include:

  • Reading and interpretation of Bush Fires Act 1954 
  • Logistics from a Ranger's viewpoint
  • Defined role of a Fire Control Offices as authorised by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Powers of entry to inspect and assess compliance
  • Power to issue Work ORders and Infringements 


Upon successful completion, students will be issued with a Certificate of Participation.

Contact Details 

For more information about this course and to enrol, contact Anna Hall, Lecturer – Northam Campus:

1800 672 700

Study options and how to apply

Click on your preferred study option below to get started with your application or enrolment.

Semester 2, 2021

Northam - Fire Control Officer Workshop - 26 October


 9.30am - 3.30pm | Workshop is held at Beechboro Community Hub or (Midland Sports Complex in 2022) 


Duration 1 Day
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Northam
How On Campus
Course fee $243.45

Please note: Where displayed, fees are only an estimate. Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, local skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old in 2021) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

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