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Operate Breathing apparatus (MSMWHS216)
Operate Breathing Apparatus is the training accreditation suitable for people who are required to wear a breathing apparatus because they are working in a confined space with potentially toxic environment or for other applications requiring the wearing of breathing apparatus.
WorkSafe Connect has been delivering confined space related training for over 15 years and is one of Queensland’s leading suppliers of breathing apparatus training.
Our 5-hour course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge associated with the operation and maintenance of breathing apparatus equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere.
The program is made up of the following nationally accredited unit of competency:
You may be eligible to receive Construction Skills Queensland funding for this course if you are a worker or an apprentice / trainee in the building and construction industry.
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WorkSafe Connect’s Breathing Apparatus course applies to operators who are required to wear breathing apparatus for part of their job. They may also be required to wear it in emergency situations; however, this is not the prime focus of this units.
Key areas covered during the course include:
Training will be conducted by one of our experienced trainer assessors who have industry currency, strong knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and industry standards.
Practical and theoretical activities drive the training experience to ensure that the training is engaging, interesting and relevant.
WorkSafe Connect is able to offer this course:
Please note that our Operate Breathing Apparatus training course forms part of a wider confined space skill set which also includes confined space, confined space supervisor, gas test atmospheres, issue work permits and risk assessment training courses.
If you would like to discuss delivery options in more detail, then please get in contact with us.
To complete the course, students must successfully complete all assessments which are aligned with the national unit of competency.
All assessments are completed during the course – no assessment activities need to be completed prior to or post the training course.
Upon successful completion of the course requirements, students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following unit of competency:
If you have any questions, please get in touch with a member of the WorkSafe Connect team today.