Breathing Apparatus

National Unit Code PUAFIR207

Overview

This program covers the knowledge and skills required for the competent operation and maintenance of breathing apparatus equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere. This program applies to operators who are required to wear breathing apparatus as part of their role - because they are working in a confined space, with hazardous gases/vapours, in a low oxygen atmosphere or for other applications requiring the wearing of breathing apparatus.

Pre-Requisite

  • PUAFIR210 Prevent Injury

Duration

  • 1 Day

PUAFIR207 - OPERATE BREATHING APPARATUS OPEN CIRCUIT

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to select, don, operate and maintain breathing apparatus equipment in a hazardous atmosphere. It includes conducting pre-donning checks and tests of breathing apparatus; donning and checking of breathing apparatus; operating breathing apparatus and concluding breathing apparatus operations.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

1. Conduct pre-donning checks and tests on breathing apparatus
2. Don and check breathing apparatus
3. Operate breathing apparatus
4. Conclude operations