Operate Breathing Apparatus

Operate Breathing Apparatus

Operate Breathing Apparatus Course Overview

Operate Breathing Apparatus National Unit Codes include:
  • MSMWHS216 – Operate Breathing Apparatus
  • PUAFIR207 – Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
  • PUAFIR210 – Prevent injury

Course Overview

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain breathing apparatus and equipment in an irrepressible atmosphere, as defined by the Australian Standards AS/NZS 1715:2009 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment. This course applies to 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 prime focus of this course.

Student Handbook – Please refer to our student handbook for our policies and more information.

Entry Requirements

  • Payment prior to course commencement – see terms and conditions in the student handbook.
  • Valid photo ID
  • Have a good understanding of the English language
  • Wear appropriate PPE
  • Clean-shaven
  • USI – Unique Student Identifier

Refund Policy

Please refer to our refund policy

  • Course duration is 1 day.
  • Flexible Delivery
    Flexible delivery allows the learner to study what they want and when they want through an interactive set of learning resources designed for self-paced progress. Interactive tutorials and peer support programs provide learners with personal assistance. Web-based student notice-boards inform students of upcoming events and important announcements.
  • Face to Face Delivery
    For those who prefer the personal experience we provide face-to-face delivery options. Facilitated by experienced professionals, these sessions are interactive, interesting, stimulating and exceptional value for money.
  • Prior to the course commencement, the training location will be discussed and outlined in the enrolment information.
  • Our main training facility and classrooms are located at 5A Industrial Avenue, Caloundra West QLD 4551.

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment issued by the Australian Institute of Resources Training Pty Ltd (RTO #40772) trading as Host Safety and Training.

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