Newcastle Rescue & Consultancy Pty Ltd provide breathing apparatus training for persons who are required to utilise breathing apparatus in the workplace. Our course is Nationally Recognised and is in accordance with the Australian Standard 1715-2009 and relevant Codes of Practice.
The breathing apparatus training course is structured to ensure participants have the understanding of how to operate a breathing apparatus set including airline breathing apparatus and self-contained breathing apparatus.
The course will cover the following areas;
- Inspecting the Breathing Apparatus
- Reporting and Recording Faulty Equipment
- Identify, Monitor and Control Hazards
- Ancillary Equipment
- Control Procedures
- Entrapment Procedures
- Personal Safety
- Removal and Closing Down the Breathing Apparatus
- Cleaning and Maintaining the Breathing Apparatus
Upcoming Courses for Breathing Apparatus Training
If there are no upcoming scheduled courses for Breathing Apparatus Training, please contact us to find out if we can arrange a custom course for you.
Unit of Competency
- MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus
Duration of Course
Training is delivered Face to Face. All training handouts supplied.
Participants are to wear comfortable clothing and closed in shoes.
Participants will complete a theory based assessment and a practical based assessment to determine their competence.
On successful completion of the breathing apparatus training course, participants will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment and a wallet card stating;
- Participant Name
- Unit of Competency Completed
- Date of Completion
- Statement of Attainment Number
Recognition of Prior Learning
All participants are offered the opportunity to apply for RPL. Please refer to the Student Handbook (located in resources) or phone 1300 356 686 for the procedure of how to apply.
From 1st January 2015, it is a requirement when enrolling in a Nationally Recognised training course to have a Unique Student Identifier Number (USI). Certifications cannot be issued until the USI number has been provided and verified.