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Operate Breathing Apparatus [Short Course]

ASC-BA

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] 24 January 2023 08:00 am - 12:30 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 6 $279.00
Operate Breathing Apparatus [Short Course] 22 February 2023 08:00 am - 12:30 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 6 $279.00
Operate Breathing Apparatus [Short Course] 22 March 2023 08:00 am - 12:30 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 6 $279.00
Operate Breathing Apparatus [Short Course] 13 April 2023 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 program. Candidates 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.
• Candidates MUST be clean shaven as per AS1715 Sect. 4.4.3.1 Facial Fit, General.

Candidates must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills. 


• $279.00 per candidate, or please contact us for group rates

PPE Requirements - Enclosed footwear, long pants and a sleeved shirt are required at Baseline Training courses.  

  • Upon successful completion of this course, each candidate 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.

• Half Day program | Classroom based or onsite workplace training
• Delivery consists of face to face and practical simulations

All current Baseline Training related policies including Course Cancellation and Refund Policy can be located within the Learner Handbook located on the Baseline Training website.  

 

  • Upon successful completion of this course, each candidate will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework
  • Candidates who attend this course will wear Breathing Apparatus, be taught operating procedures and will observe a high emphasis on safety and emergency procedures
  • 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