The South African Qualification & Certification Committee (SAQCC) Fire is an industry-elected body established to ensure that individuals working within this sector of the fire industry have the appropriate competence through training, qualifications, and experience in compliance with:
The specifications laid out in SANS 1475 for portable fire extinguishers,
The requirements of SANS 14520 and/or SANS 306 where individuals and companies designing, installing, commissioning, and servicing gaseous fire extinguishing systems,
The requirements of SANS 10139 where individuals and companies designing, installing, commissioning, and servicing fire detection and alarm systems.
Following a directive given to the SAQCC-Fire by the Department of Employment and Labour, an additional SAQCC-fire detection and gas suppression committee was set up to 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 Certification Bodies approved by the Department of Employment and Labour to ensure standards are met and technicians and servicing companies adhere to the law. The South African Qualification & Certification Committee (SAQCC) Fire is a Non-Profit Company.
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