Courses Confined Space

Operate Breathing Apparatus

MSMWHS216

PURPOSE:        

Vertical Horizonz Australia’s Operate Breathing Apparatus course is designed to train individuals to select, test and fit Breathing Apparatus. We also demonstrate and teach how to operate breathing apparatus in oxygen-deprived & visibility reduced environments, and move safely in a confined space, an anoxic atmosphere and when there is a risk of exposure to hazardous gases, vapours, aerosols or particulates.

ELEMENTS AND PERFORMANCE CRITERIA:

  • Conduct pre usage checks and test equipment
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • Complete operations in accordance with procedures
  • Clean up

LICENSING/ REGULATORY INFORMATION:

Licencing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

PRE-REQUISITES:

There is no Pre-Requisite for this unit.

ASSESSMENT METHODS:

Assessment methods may include more than one of the following:

  • Oral questioning
  • Written test
  • Practical assessment (including completion of relevant documentation)
  • Simulated project based activity
  • Work-based activities

MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus

Location: 3/94 Delta Street, Geebung, Brisbane, or training may also be conducted at client's venue upon request

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