Operate Breathing Apparatus – 1-day training (Face to Face Delivery)

This extensive 1 day operate breathing apparatus training covers the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain breathing apparatus and equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere, as defined by the Australian Standard AS/NZS 1715:2009 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment.

For further information or to book over the phone call us on the number below.

Units of Competency

MSMWHS216 Operate Breathing Apparatus

Operate Breathing Apparatus Course Fees

$300 MSMWHS216 Operate Breathing Apparatus

Operate Breathing Apparatus Course Information

Course duration: 1-Day (8 hours)

This Nationally recognised operate breathing apparatus training provides students the skills and knowledge required to wear breathing apparatus in a confined space with hazardous/vapours, in an oxygen deficient atmosphere ad it other situations requiring the wearing of breathing apparatus. It also satisfies the training requirements of the Victorian, Commonwealth and other state regulations.

Upon Completion of This Course Students Will Learn To:

  • Conduct pre-donning checks and tests on breathing apparatus.
  • Operate breathing apparatus.
  • Conclude operations in accordance with procedures.
  • Inspect breathing apparatus for immediate use.
  • Report faulty and damaged equipment.
  • Implement entrapment procedures in accordance with procedures.


On successful completion of the course persons will be issued with a Certificate/Statement of Attainment and ticket proof of training card for the relevant units of competencies. Courses delivered in Partnership with The Scaffold Tool and Training Company RTO 22226.

This course is a Nationally Accredited Course. It is recommended by Industry that persons must update their competency and complete refresher training though currently no legislation provides details of frequency for refresher training. However, major water companies require refresher training annually, NBN, Oil and Gas Industries recommend every 2 years.

At ACTA we do not place expiries on certain tickets so check with your organisation for refresher training frequency.

Prerequisites & Course Requirements

– Photo ID must be presented i.e. current driver’s license or passport.
– Basic English language and literacy skills.

Training Location

17 Northern Ave, Moorabbin Airport, 3194, VIC.

Is There Parking Available?

Yes. We have free parking spaces available at the door with more free parking available within 30m of our location.

Do You Deliver Onsite Training?

Yes, ACTA can deliver operate breathing apparatus onsite. This requires your facility to meet certain requirements for delivery including – Do you have a room whereupon the theory content can be delivered and does your facility have the required resources to deliver the practical component for operate breathing apparatus.

When Are The Tickets Issued?

Tickets are issued on the day right after the successful completion of training.

What Do I Need To Bring On The Day?

Just your USI number. If you currently do not have a USI number then no sweat as we can help with this on the day of your training.

ACTA provides computers for all theory content as well as tea, coffee, biscuits and we have a full kitchen if you decide to bring your own food. We also have many cafes and eateries at our doorstep.