Approval to Provide ARFFS Training Courses - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to provide training services for aerodrome rescue and firefighting services (ARFFS).

The purpose of this approval is to ensure that the training provided by training organisations conforms to nationally recognised qualifications and that course content and learning outcomes satisfy the regulatory requirements established by the Agency.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • Names and addresses of the principal officers of the training organisation;
  • Specify the location of the operation;
  • Provide details of your registered address and Australian Company Number;
  • Provide a copy of your Organisation chart;
  • Outline courses, lesson plans and outcomes;
  • Outline testing processes;
  • Provide evidence of approval from a registered learning institution;
  • Provide evidence of your internal audit system, quality control system and change management system; and
  • Provide details regarding qualified training staff, assessors and validators.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the approval.



Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.



ARFFS Training Provider Application - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Industry Permissions

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, CASA Licensing and Registration Centre (CLARC)
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Industry Permissions

Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601




02 62171449



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