Membership is open to any company who gains its income from, or has an interest in, the supply, design, installation or servicing of fire detection systems, gaseous extinguishing systems or evacuation systems.
IT IS A DIRECTIVE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR THAT ALL PERSONS WORKING ON FIRE DETECTION OR GASEOUS SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS BE REGISTERED WITH SAQCC FIRE.
All member companies shall sign and abide by the FDIA Code of Ethics.
All new members must read and agree to the FDIA constitution.
All FDIA member companies must be in possession of the current edition of the relevant South African standards and work in accordance with these standards.
A CD containing these standards is issued free to new members:
- SANS 10139, SANS 246, SANS 322 and SANS 7240 parts 16 &19 for Detection division members and
- SANS 306 part 4, SANS 14520 part 1 and SANS 369 parts 1 and 2 for Gas division members.
Members shall be issued with an FDIA log book for detection and gas installations.
Member companies must complete 3 site inspections of their work each year.
All FDIA member companies must have their technicians registered with SAQCC Fire.
Entry will be approved on payment of the relevant entry fee.
A current joining fee is charged for new membership to either the Detection division or the Gas division.
To join both divisions of the Association an additional R500.00 is charged.
The entry fee entitles all new members to a certificate of registration and a copy of SANS 10139, SANS 7240 part 16 & 19 and SANS 322 for detection members and a copy of SANS 306 part 4 and SANS 14520 part 1 and SANS 369 part 1 and 2 for Gas division members.
Membership fees will be reviewed and amended annually.
Membership Fees listed below are for the 12-month period 1 July – 30 June
|New Member (1 Division i.e. Detection or Gas)||ZAR 6,300.00||ZAR 6,700.00|
|Existing Member (1 Division i.e. Detection or Gas)||ZAR 5,250.00||ZAR 5,600.00|
|2 Divisions (i.e. Detection and Gas) …. add to either of the above as a "once-off"||ZAR 525.00||ZAR 560.00|
|Honorary Member (with Voting rights)||ZAR 5,250.00||ZAR 5,600.00|
|Honorary Member (with no Voting rights)||ZAR 2,625.00||ZAR 2,800.00|