Hazardous Materials Skills Maintenance Perth
Refresh skills and competency in hazardous materials.
The purpose of ERGT’s Hazardous Materials Skills Maintenance course is to ensure ongoing competence and capability in the skills and knowledge required by the resource and mining industry emergency response teams to safely combat incidents involving hazardous materials.
Hazardous Materials skills training is crucial to ensure safety, compliance, emergency preparedness, and environmental protection, particularly important in mining and resources due to the use of explosives, chemicals and fuels in operations.
ERGT Skills Maintenance programs provide ongoing competence and capability assurance to high-risk industries. Having previously attained the prerequisite Unit of Competence, a candidate’s skills and knowledge are benchmarked, updated and assessed against standardised performance criteria, ensuring consistent outcomes.
The Skills Maintenance training programs are conducted in immersive, high-fidelity workplace aligned environments that increase overall retention, recall and reliability when back in the workplace.
Structure and Assessment
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, group discussion and practical demonstrations and exercises. Trainees will demonstrate their competence through written and practical assessment.
The Elements of Competency listed below describe the essential outcomes aligned to the industry performance expectations.
- Recognise a hazardous material incident
- Identify and assess hazards
- Assist with the development of a plan for the mitigation of a HAZMAT incident
- Assist with the review of the plan
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.
ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
Evidence of the following prior skills and knowledge must be provided to ERGT for verification prior to course commencement:
- PUAFIR324 Render hazardous materials incidents safe
- PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
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.
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