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Operate breathing apparatus Training Course Description

Participants attending this course will wear breathing apparatus, be taught operating procedures and will observe a high emphasis on safety & emergency procedures.

 

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Course Information

Duration See below
Location
  • Public courses at our training facility
  • Corporate bookings - Onsite or at our facility
Course Price $395 pp for public course
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Units of Competency:

  • MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus
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About this course

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. Click here for further information

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:

1-12

Duration:

1 day

Location:

Onsite or at our training facility

Schedule:

Public and corporate courses available in most states & territories


Benefits of this course

  • On successful completion of the training you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency listed above.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this program, participants will be awarded the following Nationally Recognised Units of Competency:

  • MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus

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What you Recieve
  • Access to FSA’s dedicated customer support.

  • Qualified and experienced trainers.

Job Prospects

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
On The Day
  • Parking is available on site
  • Tea & coffee is provided
  • What to wear: Closed toe shoes and clothing that may get dirty
  • What to bring: Laptop or Tablet
Cancellation / Transfer Policy
Refund Policy

Public Courses

All cancellation and transfer requests must be received in writing.

Course Cancellation Policy
When cancelling an enrolment, the following charges will apply:

  • 2 business day cooling off period
  • 7 or more business days - no charge
  • 6 or less business days - 50 percent (50%) of course fee incurred
  • 3 business day’s notice or less from start time (weekends / public holidays not included) – no refund / full course charge

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

  • Transferred 7 or more business days prior to course date – no charge
  • Transferred 6 or less business days prior to course date – 50 percent (50%) of course fee incurred
  • Transferred 3 or less business days from start time (weekends / public holidays not included) – no refund / full course charge
  • Name changes 5 business days or less prior to course date will incur a $50.00 +GST fee per name change
  • Non-attendance of any course will not entitle the client to any refund, set-off, waiver or reduction of the fee and the client remains required to pay all fees in respect of courses that it does not attend, unless otherwise agreed in writing with the company.
  • In the event any learner is turned away from training as a result of being adversely affected by drugs or alcohol in the trainer’s opinion, there shall be no refund

Corporate Courses

Cancellation Policy

Once a training date has been confirmed by FSA, any changes made by the client to this booking, including cancellation or postponement will result in the following fees after the 2 business day cooling off period:

  • Cancelled / transferred 7 or more business days prior to course date - no charge
  • Cancelled / transferred 6 business days or less prior to course date - 50 percent (50%) of course fee
  • Cancelled / transferred 3 or less business days from start time - no refund / full course charge name changes 5 business days or less prior to the course date will incur a $50.00 + GST fee per name change

Distance Learning

All Cancellation Requests must be received in writing

When cancelling or withdrawing an enrolment, the following charges will apply:

  • 2 business day cooling off period upon receipt of payment
  • Cancelled / withdrawn between 3-13 business days, course fee refunded minus an admin fee of $250.00
  • Cancelled / withdrawn after 14 days from commencement – 100% of course fee forfeited.

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