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Breathing Apparatus for Work (Airline)

The Use of SABA For Work Tasks

ERGT Australia’s Breathing Apparatus for Work (BA Work – Airline) course is focused on the used of breathing apparatus in a work environment. This course develops the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain breathing apparatus and equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere as defined by the Australian Standard AS/NZS 1715:2009 Selection Use and Maintenance of Respiratory Protective Equipment.

This course is designed for experienced individuals who work with Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus (SABA) in high risk industries.

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Learning Outcomes

The expected learning outcomes for the Nationally Recognised Training unit MSMWHS216 Operate Breathing Apparatus are:

  • Conduct pre-donning checks and tests on breathing apparatus
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • Conclude operations in accordance with procedures

Training Standard Pre-requisites
There are no training standard pre-requisites for this course.

ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
There are no ERGT required skills and knowledge applicable for this course.

ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
This course is designed for individuals that are in fulltime or part-time employment and it is desirable that they attend the course with the following skills and knowledge:
– Company induction training
– Workplace emergency response procedures
– Site emergency response structure and mustering procedures
– Organisational hazard identification and the reporting of hazards
– Risk assessment processes

Medical and Health Standards
A medical certificate is not required for this course, however a health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.

Additional Requirements
A government issued photo identification and valid USI is required for course registration.

Please read AS/NZS 1715 Appendix B: Facial Seal of Respirators. You will not be able to meet competency if you do not comply with the requirements of the standard. Please contact ERGT if you require further clarification.

Structure & Assessment
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, group discussions, and practical demonstrations and exercises. Trainees will demonstrate their competence through written and practical assessment in both a training room and simulated workplace environments.

Skills Maintenance
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.

Authority / Regulator
Nationally Recognised Training is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), which is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.

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  • Duration

    1 Day

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    †No GST applic

  • Location
    Darwin, Melbourne, Perth

    Prices may vary depending on delivery location

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Upon successful completion trainees will be issued with a Statement of Attainment in:

MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus

Also Known as
Airline BA Breathing Apparatus
Common Occupations

Emergency Response Crew Member, Scaffolder, Rigger, Operations Team Member, Maintenance Team Member, Remote Operated Vehicle Pilot, Remote Operated Vehicle Technician

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