Hazmat – New Release

PUAFIR324 Render hazardous materials incidents safe & PUAFIR308 Employ personal protection at a hazardous materials incident
  • $995
  • 3 Days (10 Hours per day)
  • Balcatta

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Course Outline

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to select, don, test and safely operate appropriate personal protective clothing and equipment at an incident involving dangerous goods and hazardous chemicals as well as safely combating incidents involving hazardous materials.


Note: This course is a new release but is equivalent to the HAZMAT course which is still available for students to book until at least June 2021

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Course Outcomes: 

  • Recognise hazardous materials incident
  • Identify and assess hazards
  • Assist with development of plan for mitigation of HAZMAT incident
  • Assist with implementation of plan for mitigation of a HAZMAT incident
  • Assist with review of plan
  • Select, don and test personal protective clothing and equipment
  • Work in area of operation
  • Complete operations

Students who attend and successfully meet all assessment requirements of the course will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment with the following unit of competency: PUAFIR324 Render hazardous materials incidents safe & PUAFIR308 Employ personal protection at a hazardous materials incident

There is a maximum number of 10 participants per program.

To meet the course requirements, students must:

  • Have sufficient English language, literacy and numeracy skills to read instructions and write assessments
  • Provide their USI on enrolment
  • Provide proof of identity, e.g. drivers licence
  • Be physically fit and able to carry at least 20 kgs of weight
  • Be clean shaven as per AS 1715
  • Be able to manage feelings of claustrophobia
  • Must be able to climb ladders or stairs under load
  • Wear or bring long sleeve, long pants or overalls, safety boots, safety glasses, sun hat

It is essential that the prerequisite unit listed below is obtained prior to the issuance of this unit to individuals within the fire sector or the units contributing to the attainment of a fire qualification.

    • PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

Students are required to be able to complete the following tasks:

  • communicate with others clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • find and use relevant information
  • read and comply with work instructions and specifications
  • read and record measurements
  • record and report information neatly and legibly

If you are looking to book more than 12 participants on a single course, please contact the SETS office on (08) 9240 5191

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