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Operate breathing apparatus
December 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm $350
MSMWHS216 – Operate breathing apparatus
This unit of competency 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 unit.
This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team or group and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Course Validity and Refreshers
The refresher period for Operate Breathing Apparatus is three years, a shorter period may be required where industry/company requirements are applicable. Individuals can refresh their competencies anytime within the three-year period in line with these industry/company-specific requirements.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, you must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills. You may be required to complete a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) indicator prior to enrolling.
If you have any concerns regarding the literacy or numeracy requirements, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for advice.
- Conduct pre-donning checks and tests on breathing apparatus
- Operate breathing apparatus
- Conclude operations in accordance with procedures
|Operate breathing apparatus
||31 December 2022
||08:30 am - 04:30 pm