Operate Breathing Apparatus


Unit Code & Title

MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus

Duration

1 day (8 hours) face to face

4 hours of pre course learning

Corporate Course Fee

$1,795 per day for up to 8 people

Public Course Fee

$265 per person

Public Course Fee

$195 per person

Public Course Dates (Sunshine Coast)

November: 7 | 21

December: 5 | 12 | 19

January: 9 | 16 | 23 | 30

Public Course Dates (Brisbane)

November: 2 | 15 | 30

December: 7 | 14 | 21

January: 11 | 18 | 25

This unit of competency 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 1715:2009 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment.
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

The unit is typically completed by personnel from emergency services, emergency response / standby teams and/or volunteer organisations. It is also often completed by work groups in remote work locations who regularly enter and work in confined spaces or other areas with potentially hazardous atmospheric conditions. Typical industries this is utilised include (but are not limited to):

  • Mining Industry
  • Civil Construction Industry
  • Oil & Gas Industry
  • Power Generation Industry
  • Maintenance & Shutdown Industry

Students are required to complete Pre Course Learning for these Units of Competency.

Upon booking students will receive an email Booking Confirmation with the Student Manual and Pre Course Questionnaire attached. The student shall read the Student Manual and complete the Pre Course Questionnaire prior to the course commencement. These Pre Course Questionnaires will be reviewed by the Trainer / Assessor upon commencement of training.

Face to face training and assessment is conducted at one of Link Resources Training purpose built training facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.

 

Link Resources Training Facilities

9 Tandem Av,

Warana QLD 4575

4/31 Henry St,

Loganholme QLD 4129

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Tectra Australia Training Pty Ltd (RTO 40889).

Please see the Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy below in Student Information for all details on Payments for your course.

Payment can be made via direct bank transfer, eftpos, cash or cheque. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email [email protected] or call 0730365249.

All students must be literate in the English language (no interpreters allowed). All candidates must be physically capable of performing physical tasks while wearing SCBA weighing up to 12kg.

At enquiry, students can enter the program by expressing an interest and being sent an information pack that contains booking form and LLN pre-assessment. This expression of interest enables the RTO and client to work together to identify any additional support needs & make adequate provisions.

No pre-requisites exist for this Unit of Competency.

Training & Education Pathways: After achieving this unit of competency students may undertake a range of associated resources and infrastructure units and qualifications.

Employment Pathways: After achieving this unit of competency students may seek employment in civil, construction, resources, manufacturing, utilities and  maintenance industries.

Registered Training Organisation

This course and all related training and assessment services are delivered by Link Resources Training in partnership with Tectra Australia Pty Ltd (RTO 40889).

Student Information

See Link Resources Student Handbook
See Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy
See Link Resources Complaints or Appeals Policy

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the acknowledgement of a persons current skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience.

Credit Transfer (CT) is the granting of credit to an individual for units of competency / modules previous completed.

Please email [email protected] or call 0730365249 for a RPL Application Form and RPL Kit or Credit Transfer Application Form.

Equipment & PPE requirements

Link Resources supply all equipment necessary for all students to undertake training and encourage students to bring along their own relevant equipment, procedures and other information.

For our public courses at our purpose built training facilities trainees must wear suitable clothing (t-shirt, pants and closed in footwear as a minimum).


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