Operate Breathing Apparatus Training (1 day)

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This course is designed to equip the students with the knowledge and skills, necessary to operate Breathing Apparatus, which is a respiratory device worn to supply safe compressed air. Breathing apparatus is typically used by people that are at risk to be exposed to hazardous atmospheric air, toxic gases, or a lack of oxygen, which can cause health issues or endanger their lives. Our expert trainers will guide you through the correct techniques on how to use, wear and maintain breathing apparatus.

Learning Objectives

The objectives of this course are to learn and develop necessary skills in the following:

- Ability to identify the environments and circumstances, where breathing apparatus are required.

- Thorough understanding of the guidelines, processes, and requirement on how to use breathing apparatus safely and correctly.

- Life-saving skill to calculate the consumption rate - amount of oxygen in the bottle, full and a working duration, and a safety margin.

- Proper and safe maintenance, refill, and storage of breathing apparatus.


There are no pre-requisite units of competency applicable to the training product.

Course Details

Delivery Mode
Face to face (1 day)
Pre-learning resources are accessible via the online student portal, and it is expected that it will be completed before the course commences. Pre-learning is completed outside of the face-to-face session.

Qualification Issued
Student who are deemed competent will received a statement of attainment in the following unit of competency:

MSMWHS216 - Operate breathing apparatus.

This certification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. The statement of attainment is issued by Certified Training Resources Australia (CTRA) - RTO no. 45826

Certificate Validity
Recommended refresher within 12 months from the date issued

More About This Course
- Our course structure is meticulously crafted to offer hands-on training through an interactive learning environment. Our students are provided with ample time and opportunities to test, experiment, and utilize equipment and paperwork in various scenarios repeatedly throughout the training day.

- Our equipment is carefully selected to be fit for purpose, representing the most used brands in the industry, such as MSA, LINQ, 3M, BAUER, SKYLOTEC, and others. This allows our students to acquire real-time skills that can be effortlessly deployed and replicated in their working environment.

- Our purpose-built and engineer-certified training simulators enable our students to learn in a simulated real-life work environment, while also providing our trainers with a platform to effectively simulate the training.

- Our trainers are industry experts with extensive hands-on experience in their respective fields.

- They possess years of experience in performing the job themselves and possess a vast skill set that allows them to impart the appropriate type and specific knowledge to our students.

- Our training programs are nationally accredited and recognized throughout Australia.

- Our training facility is conveniently situated in the heart of South-Western Sydney, providing easy accessibility to the main motorways and public transport.

- Our sophisticated student management system grants our students and corporate partners real-time access to their training records, expiry dates, future courses, recommended refresher dates, and other relevant information.

- At CTRA, we maintain a steadfast commitment to maintaining high standards and quality in our training programs. We never compromise on the quality of our training to save time, finish early, or for any other reason. Our values of integrity, honour, and commitment compel us to set the bar exceptionally high and ensure that we always deliver on our goals and promises. Above all, worker health and safe.

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