What is the meaning of Saqcc?

(SAQCC – South African Qualification and Certification Committee)

How do I register a fire company in South Africa?

Elect a chairperson and an executive committee. Give a name for the fire protection association and the description of your area. Keep an attendance register with contact details including the postal address of all individuals who attended the meeting. Download and complete Form 1 for approval by DFFE.

How often should fire extinguishers be serviced South Africa?

The FSS Code requires that fire extinguishers should be subject to periodical inspections and be serviced at intervals not exceeding 1 year.

What is a Saqcc fire technician?

The SAQCC stands for South African Qualifications Certification Committee and is one of the regulating body which controls the standards in the fire equipment servicing industry.

What is Saqcc and Ohs?

SAQCC – GAS Occupational Health and Safety Act. Occupational Health and Safety Act (No. 85 of 1993)

How do I register my business with Saqcc?

Registration will ONLY take place once SAQCC Fire has received confirmation, in writing, of the permit being issued, at which time SAQCC Fire will issue the registration letter and card. Only once the technician is actually registered can he commence servicing.

How many fire extinguishers are required in a business premises South Africa?

3 Portable fire extinguishers installed in a building shall comply with the requirements in SANS 1910, and shall be installed, maintained and serviced by competent persons in accordance with SANS 1475-1 and SANS 10105-1.

How much does it cost to service a fire extinguisher South Africa?

How much does it cost?

Fire Extinguisher Size Price
9Kg DCP Exchange only R 150.00
9Kg DCP Powder/Nitrogen Refill* R 300.00
2Kg Co2 R 150.00
5Kg Co2 R 150.00

What is saqcc fire?

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.

What qualifications does saqcc fire offer?

SAQCC Fire has been working with QCTO to develop new qualifications for the fire industry in all the areas; 1475, fire detection and gas suppression. Until such times as the QCTO qualifications become available, see below links for details of training institutions currently running courses required for SAQCC Fire registration.

What does the saqcc do?

The SAQCC is authorised to discipline, and impose penalties on members who contravene our regulations. Established a MOI (Memorandum of Incorporation) which provides assurance that, no matter who is elected to the committee, the management has a set of rules it shall follow.

Do I need to register with the saqcc?

All technicians must be registered – please contact us for application forms, annual renewal and payments. If you are concerned about work carried out or advice given by any person resisted with our organisation, please let us know. The SAQCC is authorised to discipline, and impose penalties on members who contravene our regulations.