MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus
This breathing apparatus course is highly recommended for anyone required to wear a breathing apparatus as part of their job, including working in a confined space, with hazardous gases, emergency situations and in situations of low oxygen. This course can be completed in conjunction with RIIWHS202D – Enter and work in confined spaces or as a stand-alone course run in Melbourne.

There are no prerequisites, however participants must be able to converse and comprehend basic English. Participants will complete language, numeracy and literacy assessment on course commencement to assess their capacity to meet language requirements. Participants will also need to have the physical capacity to undertake the practical components of this course.

About the course – Key topics

  • Conduct pre-donning checks and tests
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • Implement entrapment procedures
  • Close down breathing apparatus sets
  • Cleaning and maintenance

This Breathing Apparatus Course in Melbourne involves attendance and participation at an 8 hour workshop. Each workshop is facilitated by a member of our highly experienced training team, and includes trainer presentations, small group work and practical activities – so your participation will be required! Assessment will require satisfactory completion of a multiple choice test and a practical demonstration.

$300.00 – Stand-alone course or $260.00 – in conjunction with RIIWHS202D – Enter and work in confined spaces

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