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Operate Breathing Apparatus

Course code: MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus

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Duration

1 day

Location

Onsite Or At Our Training Centres

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Subjects

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Price

$345.00

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Why Choose This Course

Participants attending this course will wear breathing apparatus, be taught operating procedures and will observe a high emphasis on safety & emergency procedures. This training course is from the Manufacturing Training Package and covers the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain breathing apparatus and equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere, as defined by the Australian Standard AS/NZS 1715 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment.

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 or in another situation requiring the wearing of a breathing apparatus.

Pre-Requisites:

N/A

FSA Entry Requirements:

  • USI
  • Fitness to Participate
  • Appropriate safety footwear, long pants, long sleeves
  • Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
  • Participants MUST be clean shaven as per AS1715 Section 4.4.3.1 Facial Fit, General

Course Content:

  • Hazardous environments that require breathing protection
  • Relevant Australian Standards, regulations explained
  • The Human respiratory system
  • Types of breathing apparatus
  • Communication procedures
  • Risk assessments and hierarchy of hazard control
  • Breathing apparatus key components
  • Calculating working duration & emergency escape times
  • Using breathing apparatus control tally boards
  • Breathing apparatus safety & entrapment procedures
  • After use cleaning, maintenance & testing procedures

Operators may also be required to wear breathing apparatus in emergency situations, however, this is not the focus of this training programme. Regular Breathing Apparatus Refresher training courses are recommended under Australian Standard 1715-2009. The frequency of retraining will depend on the complexity of the program and the degree of the hazard, however as a minimum should be considered at least annually.

Group Size:

1-8

Duration:

1 day

Location:

Onsite or at our training facility

Schedule:

Public and corporate courses available in most states & territories

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On successful completion of the training you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency listed above or a Certificate of Attendance for non-accredited training.

This course will benefit various careers including:

  • Work Health and Safety Manager
  • Workplace Manager
  • Floor Manager
  • Department Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Safety Practitioner
  • Supervisor or management position in certain industries
  • Security Officers
  • Building Managers
  • Office Managers
  • Hotel or Restaurant Managers
  • Safety & Emergency Managers
  • Education Professionals
  • Team Leaders
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  1. National Accreditation and ISO9001-2015 Quality Accreditation
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  4. We Deliver What We Say We Will

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  • Parking is available on site
  • Tea & coffee is provided
  • What to wear: Closed toe shoes and clothing that may get dirty
  • What to bring: Pen and paper

 

Course Pricing: 

Payment Methods: All credit cards, direct deposit, cheque or cash are accepted. We also offer payment instalments.

Can we combine various courses or multiple staff members into a training package? Yes companies can add other FSA courses into a training package, or enrol multiple attendees to save money.

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Public courses

  • 2 business day “cooling off period” 
  • More than 5 business days - no charge
  • 5 business days or less - 50% of course fee
  • 24 hours from start time - no refund     

 

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  • 2 business day “cooling off period”
  • Transferred / cancelled more than 5 business days prior to course date - no charge
  • Transferred / cancelled 5 business days or less prior to course date - 50% of course fee
  • Transferred / cancelled 24 hours from start time - no refund / full course charge

     

When transferring an enrolment from one course date to another the following charges will apply:

  • Transferred 5 business days prior to course date - no charge
  • Transferred 5 business days or less prior to course date - 50% of course fee
  • Transferred 24 hours from start time - no refund / full course charge
  • Name changes to the booked course - 5 business days or less prior to the course date will incur a $50.00 + GST fee per name change

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