PUAFIR207B – OPERATE BREATHING APPARATUS OPEN CIRCUIT

PUAFIR207B – OPERATE BREATHING APPARATUS OPEN CIRCUIT

COURSE SUMMARY

PUAFIR207B – Operate Breathing Apparatus Open Circuit covers the competency required to select, don, operate and maintain breathing apparatus equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere.

This unit is targeted to those who are working as a member of a team and/or employed in the mining and resources industry, public safety, mines rescue unit, working as part of an Emergency Response Team or Emergency Service Personnel. Work at this level is undertaken under direct supervision and instruction.

This unit has a strong emphasis on emergency procedures and safety; however, this is not the prime focus of the unit. Regular Breathing Apparatus Refresher Training Courses are recommended under Australian Standard 1715-2009.

We specialise in tailoring training scenarios to your workplace needs. Practical exercises will be tailored to your specific workplace and may include a selection of the following: Firefighting, Search & Rescue, Chemical Splash Suits, Fully Encapsulated Suits, Confined Space Rescue & Decontamination etc.

Our Training is conducted by experienced emergency services personnel, who have the knowledge and experience to walk you through the requirements to operate Breathing Apparatus equipment correctly and safely.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

COURSE CONTENT
  • Conduct pre-donning checks and tests on breathing apparatus
  • Don and check breathing apparatus
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • Conclude operations
PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by ERT Group Pty Ltd.

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Important information prior to enrolment
UNIT BEING DELIVERED

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

  • PUAFIR207B – Operate Breathing Apparatus Open Circuit
RECERTIFICATION

Participants are required to re-certify every 2 years from their completion date to maintain currency.

COURSE DELIVERY

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an ERT Group Pty Ltd training facility.

COURSE DURATION (FACE TO FACE)
  • Face to Face – 20 hours (minimum) – full face to face course
  • Refresher training – 15 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates
WORK PLACEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

No work placement arrangements will be required as part of this course

LEARNERS RIGHTS, RESPONSBILITIES AND SUPPORT, INCLUDING COMPLAINTS

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

COURSE FEES AND PAYMENTS
  • Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Participants must be physically able to speak clearly and unambiguously in the language of the worksite. Due to the high amount of practical training in this unit, participants must also be physically fit.

PREREQUISITES
WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenarios:

  • Pre-donning checks, tests procedures and fault reporting
  • Concluding operation techniques
  • Completing an equipment fault log
  • Confined space work scenario
  • Rescue operation scenario

Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions.. The student must complete all assessment questions.

 

 

*Please note that ERT Fire & Rescue supplies all equipment necessary for you to undertake your training. ERT Fire & Rescue always recommend and encourage you to bring along your own equipment. Trainee’s must wear appropriate clothing that will get dirty and enclosed footwear is essential.

 

ERT Fire & Rescue can provide tailored on-site workplace training. Please contact our office on 0267 621 754 for a quote.

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