MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus

BA

This course includes training to operate and maintain breathing apparatus equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere.

Introduction:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for any person required to undertake operations involving or wearing breathing apparatus as part of their duties.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Communicate in the workplace including distress signal unit, portable radio, communications sets, signal lines, hand signals.
  • Inspect, don, operate, remove, clean, maintain and return to operational status breathing apparatus.
  • Understand respiratory systems, effects of irrespirable atmospheres on the body, protective equipment, characteristics, component parts, operation of compressed air breathing apparatus.
  • Perform pre-use tests and checks, including serviceability of components, integrity of components, cylinder pressure, integrity of air flow system, ancillary equipment.
  • Follow entrapment procedures, including cease all strenuous activity, activate the distress signal unit, remain calm, relocate to safest available place, call for assistance.
  • Use procedures, including entrapment procedures, including cease all strenuous activity, activate the distress signal unit, remain calm, relocate to safest available place, call for assistance.
  • Use breathing apparatus control, including principles of BA Control, organisation procedures, Stage 1 (one entry point), Stage 2 (multiple entry points), entry/exit control point, entry/exit control officer, timing device.

Learning Methods:

1-day face-to-face training session and final assessment. Delivery length may vary dependent on client needs.
Onsite delivery available.

Program Benefits:

  • Participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment and Competency Card upon successful completion of the unit of competency.

Content:


Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus 25 January 2019 08:00 am - 02:00 pm 46-48 Croft Cres, Harristown Qld 4350 10 $200.00
MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus 8 February 2019 08:00 am - 02:00 pm 46-48 Croft Cres, Harristown Qld 4350 10 $200.00
MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus 22 February 2019 08:00 am - 02:00 pm 46-48 Croft Cres, Harristown Qld 4350 10 $200.00
MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus 8 March 2019 08:00 am - 02:00 pm 46-48 Croft Cres, Harristown Qld 4350 10 $200.00
MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus 22 March 2019 08:00 am - 02:00 pm 46-48 Croft Cres, Harristown Qld 4350 10 $200.00