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ERGT Australia's (RTO 2534) Fire Team Member Oil & Gas (FTMO) designed for individuals who are required to operate a breathing apparatus whilst undertaking fire control and emergency rescue while working in the resource industry.
The course covers the skills and knowledge required to function as a member of an Emergency Response Team in order to respond to fire and search and rescue emergencies in onshore and/or offshore facilities. This role may also require personnel to operate and maintain breathing apparatus and equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere. This applies to personnel who are required to wear breathing apparatus because they are working in a confined space, an oxygen deficient atmosphere, other situations requiring the wearing of breathing apparatus or with hazardous gases/vapours.
3 days LOCATION
Perth and Melbourne
LEARNING OUTCOMES The expected learning outcomes for these Nationally Recognised Training units are:
MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus:
- Conduct pre-donning checks and tests on breathing apparatus
- Operate breathing apparatus
- Conclude operations in accordance with procedures
PMAWHS213 Undertake fire control and emergency rescue:
- Respond to identified fire emergencies
- Deploy fire emergency equipment
- Undertake search and rescue of affected areas
TRAINING STANDARD PRE-REQUISITES There are no training standard pre-requisites for this course.
ERGT REQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE There are no prior skills and knowledge required for this course.
MEDICAL & HEALTH STANDARDS A medical certificate is not required for this course; however a health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registrations.
Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustment.
ADDITIONAL 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 expectation 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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