This course applies to persons who are required to wear breathing apparatus for part of their job because they are working in a confined space, with hazardous gases/vapours, in irrespirable atmospheres or for other applications requiring the wearing of breathing apparatus.
Unit of Competency
MSMWHS216 Operate Breathing Apparatus
- Purpose of Breathing Apparatus
- Requirements of the wearer
- Set construction
- Irrespirable atmosphere
- Set’s duration
- Wearer safety
- Donning and starting procedures
- After use maintenance
Assessment of knowledge will be conducted by use of a workbook and verbal questioning. Participants will also be required to demonstrate competence through a range of practical activities.