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Operate Breathing Apparatus [Short Course]

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Introduction:

Our nationally accredited Breathing Apparatus training courses are designed for employees who may be required to utilise Breathing Apparatus equipment - in areas such as a confined space, with hazardous gases/vapours, in an anoxic atmosphere or for other applications requiring the wearing of breathing apparatus.
 
This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team.

 

Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Operate Breathing Apparatus [Short Course] 17 August 2022 08:00 am - 12:30 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 6 $279.00
Operate Breathing Apparatus [Short Course] 23 September 2022 08:00 am - 12:30 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 6 $279.00
Target AudienceLearning OutcomesLearning MethodsProgram BenefitsContent
This course is designed for operators who are required to wear breathing apparatus because they are working:

• In a confined space
• With hazardous gases/vapours
• In an oxygen deficient atmosphere
• In other situations requiring the wearing of breathing apparatus
 
Operators may also be required to wear breathing apparatus in emergency situations, however, this is not the focus of this training programme.
 
Participants who attend this course will wear Breathing Apparatus, be taught operating procedures and will observe a high emphasis on safety and emergency procedures.

Additional Information:
• AS2865 requires re-assessment at appropriate intervals. Industry recommendation is every 2 years.
• Participants MUST be clean shaven as per AS1715 Sect. 4.4.3.1 Facial Fit, General.
• Participants must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills, contact a member of our team to discuss your training needs further on 1300 227 354.

 
  • Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following unit:
  • MSMWHS216 - Operate breathing apparatus
The assessments for this program have been designed to assess a candidate’s competence in accordance with the relevant endorsed Training Packages, applicable Legislation & Australian Standards and the proprietary requirements of the organisation or workplace. The assessments will consist of both written and practical components.

 Delivery Mode:
• Half Day program
• Classroom based
• Our Pinkenba Training facility (free parking) OR On-site Workplace Training
• Delivery consists of face to face and practical simulations

Pricing:
• Individuals: $279 per person
• Groups: Quotation available upon request

Locations:
Brisbane, Perth, Gladstone, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba and various locations/worksites as required.
  
Note: Please call us on 1300 227 354 to enquire about our upcoming courses or to discuss your group training needs. 
 
  • Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework
  • Participants who attend this course will wear Breathing Apparatus, be taught operating procedures and will observe a high emphasis on safety and emergency procedures
  • The following topics will be covered in detail :
  • Overview of AS2865:2009 & State Legislation
  • Why is respiratory protection required?
  • Types of supplied air breathing apparatus systems
  • Understanding the role and functions of key components of breathing apparatus systems
  • Calculating cylinder duration
  • Pre-use & pre-operational checks
  • Donning breathing apparatus equipment
  • Practical exercises performed
  • Assessment of students’ competence