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             Andrew Powell

                Qualifications and Associations


      Diploma in Fire Fighting Management

      Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment

      Certificate IV in Fire Fighting Supervision

      Fire Safety Adviser (QLD)

      Preliminary Certificate – Institution of Fire Engineers

      Certificate II Asset Maintenance Fire Protection Equipment

      REP1—Prepare a Fire Protection Certification Statement or Report

      BSA License Number: 1197911

License Class

License Grade



Emergency Procedures

Nominee Supervisor



Passive Fire Protection - Fire Doors and Shutters

Nominee Supervisor - Fire Certifier



Passive Fire Protection - Fire Collars, Penetrations and Joint Sealing

Nominee Supervisor - Fire Certifier




Andy has gained 18 years’ experience within the Fire Services and Fire Safety industry within Queensland both as an operational Fire Officer with the Queensland Fire & Rescue Service and Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting Service as well as a Fire Safety Consultant.


Andy was the Fire Safety Officer for Air Services Australia Aviation Fire Fighting and Rescue Service at Brisbane International Airport and assisted the Airport Building Controller in the approvals process for building certification of base building and fit out works within the airport boundaries.  Andy was also responsible for the training of Air Services Australia and Brisbane Airport Corporation Staff in emergency management and control.


Andy has also worked in the private sector auditing and assessing existing buildings within Queensland for BCA, AS 1851-2005 and Queensland Building Fire Safety Regulation compliance with regards to active and passive building fire protection installations, emergency management and planning.  Andy was the manager for Essential Property Services Pty Ltd and Emergency Plan (QLD) Pty Ltd within the Queensland. Both of these companies were a part of the Hendry Group Pty Ltd group of companies.


Andy is a qualified trainer and Fire Safety Advisor and was engaged with these duties with Shell Australia, Australand, CB Richard Ellis, Queensland Studies Authority and Beacon Real Estate as the manager for EPS and EP.



Major sites that Andy has been involved with as a buildings approval officer and fire safety consultant and trainer include:-


              Gateway Upgrade Project

              Brisbane International Terminal Expansion

              Brisbane Domestic Terminal

              Brisbane Airport Export Park Development

              No. 1 Airport Drive Development, Brisbane Airport

              Integra Asset Management

              Griffith University Campuses South East Queensland

              Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

              Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

              Gold Coast Hospital

              Wesley Hospital

              Queensland Police Service

              154 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

              Fire Safety Advisor – 154 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

              Fire Safety Advisor – Australand

              Fire Safety Advisor – Queensland Studies Authority

              Fire safety Advisor – Shell Australia

              Emergency Training & Evacuation Exercises –Beacon Real Estate

              Emergency Training & Evacuation Exercises – Telstra

              Emergency Training & Evacuation Exercises – Shell Australia