Mines Rescue Service

Breathing Apparatus for Work Training Course

Training Course Content

US: 25044: Wear and operate compressed air breathing apparatus in the workplace Level 3 Credits 4.

Key components of the training are to:

Training will comply with the requirements of the appropriate NZ and Australian standards as there is no code of practice for breathing apparatus use.

AS/NZS 1715:2009 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment; AS/NZ 1716:2012 Respiratory protective devices; and AS 2865:2009 Confined spaces.

All assessment will be carried out during the course.

Course Details
Duration8am–4.30pm. 1 day training course.
NumbersMinimum of 4 participants maximum of 8.
Facilities & EquipmentCan be provided on your work site or at the Mines Rescue Station.
Mines Rescue breathing apparatus will be used for the training ensuring that your equipment remains in service and is ready to be deployed.
RefreshersTo ensure that competency is retained we would suggest that staff attend 3 refreshers per year of 3-4 hours duration. The refreshers are practical and ensure staff remain familiar with the equipment and its protocols for use.
Mines Rescue would provide equipment for the refreshers ensuring that your equipment is remains in service and is ready to be deployed. Refreshers could be carried out at the Mines Rescue Station or in a practical on site it deployment and emergency procedures needed to be tested for a particular task.
CostUS: 25044 Breathing Apparatus Course
$2300.00 GST Excl.
Fees include all delivery, learning materials, use and recommissioning of equipment, assessment and reporting.

US: 25044 Refresher
$1000.00 GST Excl.

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For more information contact our Commercial Training Manager:
Email: colin.mcdonnell@minesrescue.org.nz
Phone: (03) 762 7828 Enquire about this course