The SAQCC Firehas applied to the QCTO (Quality Council for Trades and Occupations) to recognise and register the 1475 reconditioning as an occupation within the national framework.Find out more ›
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***** IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR SAQCC D&GS *****
The SAQCC-Fire will continue with the registration of fire detection and gas suppression competent persons in 2017 in terms of its mandate from the Department of Labour. Mr Jakes Malatse, Executive Director: Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Department of Labour reconfirmed, at the SAQCC-Fire November Road Show in Gauteng, that the status of the SAQCC-Fire registering fire detection and gas suppression competent persons shall remain solely with the SAQCC-Fire.
The 2017 registration process will be open from 16th January 2017.
The South African Qualification & Certification Committee (SAQCC) Fire is an industry-elected body, established to ensure that servicing and maintenance of fire protection equipment is conducted according to the specifications laid out in SANS 1475 and, more importantly, that technicians have the correct training, qualifications and experience.
Following a directive given to the SAQCC-Fire by the Department of Labour, an additional SAQCC-fire detection and gas suppression committee was set upto establish and implement procedures for the qualification and certification of authorised persons in order to ensure safety, quality of work and high standards of excellence within the industry.
SAQCC-Fire works closely with the SABS and DOL to ensure standards are met and technicians and servicing companies adhere to the law.
It has been brought to light that CO2 Fire extinguishers imported since 2009 do not comply with the PER requirements, except those stamped with the CE mark.Learn More ›