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ERGT Australia’s (RTO 2534) Breathing Apparatus Incident Response Course (BA-IR) is designed for personnel who work with Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) or may be required to use the apparatus in a rescue situation. These environments include onshore and offshore locations, and where work is undertaken that requires entry to confined spaces or other hazardous environments.
1 day LOCATIONS Perth and Melbourne
LEARNING OUTCOMES The expected learning outcomes for this Nationally Recognised Training unit are:
MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus
- 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 & KNOWLEDGE
In order to complete this training within ERGT’s course duration, it is recommended (but not mandatory) that trainees have the below skills and knowledge:
- Completed company induction training
- Workplace emergency response procedures (including extinguishers)
- Site Emergency response structure and mustering procedures
- Understand organisational hazard identification and the reporting of hazards
- Risk assessment processes
- Common Safety Training Program (CSTP) for the Oil and Gas industry or equivalent.
If you do not have the recommended skills and knowledge please contact ERGT.
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 adjustment.
Please read the attached AS/NZ 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. 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.
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, activities and learner discussion as well as practical components within a simulated workplace environment using specialised equipment. Learners will demonstrate their competence through direct observation, oral and/or written assessment and practical exercises.
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