HAZMAT

The purpose of ERGT’s HAZMAT course is to provide personnel with the skills and knowledge required to safely combat incidents involving hazardous materials. This includes the ability to select, don, test and safely operate appropriate personal protective clothing and equipment for an incident involving dangerous goods and hazardous substances.

Course Availability
This course is available through corporate group bookings at our Perth & Darwin Safety Training Centres. Please enquire for more information.

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for these Nationally Recognised Units of Competency are:

PUAFIR320 Render hazardous materials incidents safe

  • Recognise a hazardous materials incident
  • Identify and assess hazards
  • Assist with the development of a plan for the mitigation of a HAZMAT incident
  • Assist with the implementation of the plan for mitigation of a HAZMAT incident
  • Assist with the review of the plan

PUAFIR308B Employ personal protection at a hazardous materials incident Select, don and test protective clothing

  • Work in area of operations
  • Complete operations

Training Standard Pre-requisites
Trainees must have obtained the Unit of Competency for the units prescribed below before attending this course.
PUAFIR215 Prevent injury is the pre-requisite unit for PUAFIR320 Render hazardous materials incidents safe
PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit is the pre-requisite unit for PUAFIR308B Employ personal protection at a hazardous materials incident

ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
It is recommended that participants are full time employees and existing members of an emergency response teams will have the skills and corresponding knowledge of how to:

  • respond to fire emergencies,
  • operate fire extinguishing equipment such as fire hoses, branches and extinguishers,
  • undertake search and rescue,
  • operate breathing apparatus, and;
  • identify hazards and applying control measures according to procedures.

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.

Structure and Assessment
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, group discussions, practical demonstrations and practical exercises. Trainees will demonstrate their competence through both a written and practical assessment.

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.

  • Industry
    CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIAL OIL & GAS RENEWABLES RESOURCES
  • Duration

    1 Day

  • Course Outline
Certifications

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

PUAFIR308B Employ personal protection at a hazardous materials incident
PUAFIR320 Render hazardous materials incidents safe

Also Known as
Hazardous Materials HAZMAT
Common Occupations

Operations Team Member, Maintenance Team Member, Technician, Operations Team Member, Supervisor, Operations Team Leader, Maintenance Team Leader, Emergency, Response Team Member, Emergency Response Team Leader

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