This unit covers the competency required for individuals who may be required to Identify, Detect and Monitor Hazardous Materials at an incident scene utilising specialist equipment to identify the materials, assess the risk posed by material identified and formulate a plan for their safe location and removal.
This unit is targeted to those who provide initial response to hazardous materials incidents in the workplace such as those who are working in a mines rescue unit, working as part of an Emergency Response Team or Emergency Service Personnel.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Option 1 Full course: 15 hours face-to-face training
Option 2 Refresher course: 6 hours face-to-face training (previous certificate required to enrol)
Upon successful completion a Certificate and Wallet Card (upon request) will be issued for PUAFIR316 Identify, Detect and Monitor Hazardous Materials at an Incident
Participants are required to re-certify every 12 months from their completion date to maintain currency.
*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.
*Please note that participants must be clean shaven with no facial hair that may affect facial seal as per Australian Standards.
ERT Fire & Rescue can provide tailored on-site workplace training. Please contact our office on 0267 621 754 for a quote.
Training is conducted in partnership and under the auspices of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.