Short Course Details

MSMWHS216 - Operate breathing apparatus

 

 

Introduction:

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. 

 

Target Audience:

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 student.services@civilsafety.edu.au for advice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Conduct pre-donning checks and tests on breathing apparatus
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • Conclude operations in accordance with procedures

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Upcoming Workshops

All LocationsBrisbaneCairnsGladstoneGold CoastMackayMoranbahTownsvilleWeipaWide Bay Burnett
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Operate breathing apparatus 17 February 2023 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Brisbane 10 $350.00
Operate breathing apparatus 24 February 2023 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Gold Coast 10 $350.00
Operate breathing apparatus 17 March 2023 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Brisbane 10 $350.00
MSMWHS216 - Operate breathing apparatus 31 March 2023 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Mackay 10 $550.00
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Operate breathing apparatus 17 February 2023 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Brisbane 10 $350.00
Operate breathing apparatus 17 March 2023 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Brisbane 10 $350.00

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Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Operate breathing apparatus 24 February 2023 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Gold Coast 10 $350.00
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
MSMWHS216 - Operate breathing apparatus 31 March 2023 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Mackay 10 $550.00

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