Breathing Apparatus Operational

Key Information

Duration: 1 Day (8 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 8

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

Price (excl GST)

$360 Per Person

Price (excl GST)

$2520 Company Booking

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Use self-contained breathing apparatus to undertake operational duties in potentially harmful environments, such as ammonia, waste water or other hazardous atmospheres.

This course will enable you to build certainty and confidence in the use of breathing apparatus equipment.
It is essential that anyone required to wear breathing apparatus understands the physiology of respiration, the different types of apparatus, how they function and all the relevant procedures.

  • Unit Standards - BAO (Click to see more detail)









    Wear and operate compressed air breathing apparatus in the workplace


Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Gain an understanding of the relevant Acts, legislation and supporting documentation applicable to the safe operation of breathing apparatus
  2. Understand the physiology of respiration and how to ensure the correct breathing apparatus is used to undertake the task
  3. Understand the processes required to correctly check, maintain and operate the equipment in a non-rescue situation
  4. Understand how to identify and manage risks and hazards associated to the use of self-contained breathing apparatus and hazardous environments


  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