Self Contained Breathing Apparatus

PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit PUAFIR210 Prevent injury RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
  • 795
  • 2 Days (10 Hours per day)
  • Balcatta

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Course Outline

This course aims to train participants to be capable of identifying hazards that require the use and operation of open circuit breathing apparatus, as well as controlling teams of others using breathing apparatus at an emergency scene.

You will also receive training to use a variety of communication methods whilst working safely and following WHS policies and procedures.

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Course Outcomes:

  • Identify workplace hazards and risks, and advise others
  • Access and apply site, personal and operational safety procedures
  • Implement hazard and risk control procedures
  • Monitor effectiveness of hazard and risk control procedures
  • Plan and prepare for workplace communication using equipment and systems
  • Communicate using communication equipment and systems
  • Carry out face-to-face routine communication
  • Conduct pre-donning checks and tests on breathing apparatus
  • Don and check breathing apparatus
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • Conclude operations and complete written documentation, including incident reports

Students who attend and successfully meet all assessment requirements of the course will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment with the following units of competency: PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit, PUAFIR210 Prevent injury, RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures and RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace

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
  • Wear or bring long sleeve, long pants or overalls, safety boots, safety glasses, sun hat
  • Must be able to climb ladders or stairs under load

The prerequisite unit PUAFIR210 Prevent injury will be delivered as part of this course, however students are required to be assessed as competent in this unit prior to being assessed in 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

Why Choose SETS?

Australia-wide Training
Realistic training scenarios
Purpose built facilities
Experienced trainers
Quality rescue equipment
Teaching since 1998

If you are wanting to make a group booking, please contact the SETS office on (08) 9240 5191

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