Competent Fire Safety Practitioner (CFSP)

We're thrilled to have three accredited Competent Fire Safety Practitioners (CFSP).

For the purpose of the Annual Fire Safety Statement (AFSS) only Competent Fire Safety Practitioners can assess and endorse fire safety measures.

These individuals possess the relevant knowledge & experience to determine whether a fire safety measure is still capable of performing to the standard of performance listed on the fire safety schedule.

F010155A

Stevan Glanville

After completing high school in 1994 Steve joined the Royal Australian Navy where he served as a Marine Technician discharging in 2003 with the Rank of Leading Seaman.

After leaving the RAN Steve worked for Wormald Fire Protection before taking the opportunity to join Civil Fire in 2004.

 

In the 16 years since coming to Civil Fire Steve has continued to develop his skills and competence in the fire Protection Industry.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • FPAS Accreditation as a Fire Safety Assessor (Unrestricted) F010155A

  • FPAS Inspect and Test Accreditation IT10155.

  • Advanced Building Regulation Short Course (UTS).

  • Asbestos Removal Qualified Supervisor.

  • Fire door Qualified Supervisors Certificate

  • Restricted Electrical License

  • Certificate for safety checking of electrical appliances

  • Trades qualification in Engineering (Mechanical)

  • Cert II, Cert III & Cert IV in Asset Maintenance (Fire Protection Equipment)

  • Graduate Certificate in Development Assessment (UTS)

  • Graduate Certificate in Bushfire Protection (UWS)  

ACCREDITED TO ENDORSE ALL MEASURES

  • Access panels, doors & hoppers to fire-resisting shafts

  • Automatic fail-safe devices

  • Automatic fire detection & alarm systems (1)

  • Automatic fire detection & alarm systems (2)

  • Automatic fire suppression systems (1)

  • Automatic fire suppression systems (2)

  • Division 7 Miscellaneous fire safety offences

  • Emergency Lifts

  • Emergency lighting

  • Emergency planning

  • Emergency warning & intercommunication systems

  • Exit Signs

  • Fire alarm monitoring

  • Fire control centres and rooms

  • Fire dampers

  • Fire doors

  • Fire hose reel systems

  • Fire Hydrant systems (1)

  • Fire Hydrant systems (2)

  • Fire seals protecting openings in fire-resisting components

  • Fire shutters

  • Fire windows

  • Lightweight construction

  • Mechanical air handling system

  • Perimeter vehicle access for emergency vehicles

  • Portable fire extinguishers

  • Safety curtains in proscenium openings

  • Smoke alarms and heat alarms

  • Smoke and heat vents

  • Smoke Dampers

  • Smoke detectors and heat detectors

  • Smoke doors

  • Solid core doors

  • Standby power systems

  • Wall-wetting sprinkler and drencher systems

  • Warning and operational signs

F016845A

John Ivison

John was a Station Officer with Fire & Rescue NSW - retiring in 2018 after 33 years of service. During this time, he attended many building fires and has seen first hand the role a performing fire system plays in life safety.

In the first protection industry, John's area of specialty is sprinkler & hydraulic design, having worked for Wormalds & Commercial Fire Protection in design roles.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Grad Dip Fire Safety Engineering (UWS)

  • Grad Dip Building Surveyor (UWS)

  • Graduate of the Institution of Fire Engineers

  • Advanced Building Regulation Short Course (UTS)

  • Building’s Professional Board A4 Accredited Certifier – Building Inspector (BPB2366).

  • FPAS Accreditation as a Fire Safety Assessor (Unrestricted) F016845A

  • FPAS Inspect and Test Accreditation

  • Fitter & turner by trade

ACCREDITED TO ENDORSE ALL MEASURES:

  • Access panels, doors and hoppers to fire-resisting shafts

  • Automatic fail-safe devices

  • Automatic fire detection & alarm systems (1)

  • Automatic fire detection & alarm systems (2)

  • Automatic fire suppression systems (1)

  • Automatic fire suppression systems (2)

  • Division 7 Miscellaneous fire safety offences

  • Emergency Lifts

  • Emergency lighting

  • Emergency planning

  • Emergency warning & intercommunication systems

  • Exit Signs

  • Fire alarm monitoring

  • Fire control centres and rooms

  • Fire dampers

  • Fire doors

  • Fire hose reel systems

  • Fire Hydrant systems (1)

  • Fire Hydrant systems (2)

  • Fire seals protecting openings in fire-resisting components

  • Fire shutters

  • Fire windows

  • Lightweight construction

  • Mechanical air handling system

  • Perimeter vehicle access for emergency vehicles

  • Portable fire extinguishers

  • Safety curtains in proscenium openings

  • Smoke alarms and heat alarms

  • Smoke and heat vents

  • Smoke Dampers

  • Smoke detectors and heat detectors

  • Smoke doors

  • Solid core doors

  • Standby power systems

  • Wall-wetting sprinkler and drencher systems

  • Warning and operational signs

      

  

F029402A

Drew Ivison

As a university student, Drew worked for Civil Fire as a junior service technician - his duties at this time were limited to inspections of smoke alarms, fire doors, lights and detection systems.

 

With a keen interest in fire safety Drew moved to Alice Springs in 2011 to pursue a role as a firefighter and with the Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service. Over the following 2 years, Drew gained experience with structure fires, and learnt to value the importance of building safety.

Late in 2013, Drew returned to Sydney and picked up where he left off at Civil Fire. Drew now manages Civil Fire's Service Department.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Grad Dip Building Surveying (UWS).

  • Cert III Public Safety (Fire Fighting).

  • Bachelor in Property Economics (UTS).

  • FPAS Accreditation as a Fire Safety Assessor F029402A.

  • FPAS Inspect & Test Accreditation .

  • Asbestos Removal Qualified Supervisor.

ACCREDITED TO ENDORSE:

  • Access panels, doors and hoppers to fire-resisting shafts

  • Automatic fail-safe devices

  • Automatic fire detection & alarm systems (1)

  • Automatic fire detection & alarm systems (2)

  • Division 7 Miscellaneous fire safety offences

  • Emergency Lifts

  • Emergency lighting

  • Emergency planning

  • Emergency warning & intercommunication systems

  • Exit Signs

  • Fire alarm monitoring

  • Fire control centres and rooms

  • Fire dampers

  • Fire doors

  • Fire hose reel systems

  • Fire Hydrant systems (1)

  • Fire Hydrant systems (2)

  • Fire seals protecting openings in fire-resisting components

  • Fire shutters

  • Fire windows

  • Lightweight construction

  • Mechanical air handling system

  • Perimeter vehicle access for emergency vehicles

  • Portable fire extinguishers

  • Safety curtains in proscenium openings

  • Smoke alarms and heat alarms

  • Smoke and heat vents

  • Smoke Dampers

  • Smoke detectors and heat detectors

  • Smoke doors

  • Solid core doors

  • Standby power systems

  • Wall-wetting sprinkler and drencher systems

  • Warning and operational signs

  

Safety & Insurance

Relax - our safety system is
JAS/ANZ AS4801 accredited.

What is an

AFSS?

An Annual Fire Safety Statement is a document which confirms the building’s fire safety equipment is compliant and has been assessed by a qualified assessor to meet the requirements of its design.

 

Failure to loge by the due date can result in hefty fines.

TESTIMONIALS

“CIVIL FIRE HAS MANAGED THE FIRE SAFETY MAINTENANCE AT OUR PROPERTY FOR THE PAST 5 YEARS. THEIR TECHNICIANS ARE ALWAYS ON TIME AND POLITE & I CAN TRUST OUR BUILDING IS ACTUALLY COMPLIANT"

MARIANNE GRANT / EC CHAIRPERSON - NEUTRAL BAY

STRATA MANAGER

“YOU GUYS ARE REALLY ON TOP OF THINGS - AND SO KNOWLEDGEABLE. THANK YOU!"