• Locations
    Lithgow | Moolarben | Newcastle | Singleton | Woonona | Onsite
  • Cost
    POA
  • Practical training component
    Yes
  • Accreditation
    PUAFIR215 Prevent Injury | PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

Operate Breathing Apparatus (OBA) Course - 1 Day

Course overview

The OBA course offered by Mines Rescue provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to select, don, operate and maintain breathing apparatus equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will gain skills and knowledge in:

  • Identity workplace hazards and risks and advise others
  • Implement hazard and risk control procedures
  • Monitor effectiveness of hazard and risk control procedures
  • Conduct pre-donning checks and test on breathing apparatus
  • Don and check breathing apparatus
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • Conclude operations

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the following units:

  • PUAFIR215 Prevent Injury
  • PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

After completing this course, participants may choose to undertake further study in Mines Rescue Services 2 Day Fire Team Training Course or Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue.

Duration

One Day - 8 hours

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements apply however, it is expected that the participants would have:

  • Knowledge of their work-site including basic site geology and types of building structures
  • Had exposure to their site’s emergency management plan
  • Knowledge of the locations of equipment, to be used in the event of an incident
  • Been involved in mock scenarios including the use of CABA and entrapment procedures
Additional information

If you believe you already hold some or all of the skills, knowledge and/or experience for this course, you may be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

We encourage you to read our Participant Handbook and RPL/Credit Transfer Handbook prior to enrolment.

For further information, or to book your course, please contact us.

Mines Rescue Pty Limited RTO ID 90508