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Breathing Apparatus Operational Refresher

Key Information

Duration: Half day (4 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 8

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

$260 Per Person

Price (excl GST)

$1820 Company Booking

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Ensure your knowledge of using breathing apparatus to undertake operational duties is up to date with the latest industry standards.


This course will refresh your existing knowledge and use practical activities to reinforce your skills. You will also be updated on any new developments relating to workers required to undertake operational duties in potentially harmful nonrespirable environments.

Students need to have 3 months of work experience in the industry prior to doing the course.

Refresher Information:
To remain compliant with Health and Safety legislation and industry 'good practice' guidelines, students are generally required to refresh their training every year. When booking a refresher course, Safety ’n Action will require evidence of the student's NZQA record of achievement displaying the relevant unit standard/s to the course they are attending.On successful completion of the course the students Go Safe card will be updated and reissued with a new refresher date. (Please note no unit standards will be uploaded to NZQA).
If students are unable to provide us with this information, they will need to attend a full course to gain the unit standard/s. Alternatively, if the student has completed prior training and does not hold the applicable NZQA unit standard/s, on request we can provide the student with an attendance certificate only.

Please bring along your ID - We need to verify the identity of students in attendance, please bring ID with you on the day of training.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of safe operational use of a compressed air breathing apparatus (CABA)
  2. Understand how to prepare, test and recommission CABA equipment
  3. Wear and monitor a CABA
  4. Understand how to identify and manage hazards and risks associated with the use of a self-contained breathing apparatus in hazardous environments
  5. Safely implement an emergency procedure


  1. This course is both physically and psychologically demanding. Some medical conditions will preclude attendance. A physical readiness questionnaire must be completed as part of the booking process. Facial hair must be shaved

“We had a very supportive trainer and who provided an environment with no pressures. From knowing nothing I feel comfortable with breathing apparatus now.”

Student Feedback June 2021