Breathing Apparatus Rescue Refresher

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)

$320 Per Person

Price (excl GST)

$2240 Company Booking

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Ensure your knowledge of using breathing apparatus for operational and rescue activities are 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 or emergency rescues, in potentially harmful non-respirable environments.

Please note that this course does not cover use of CABA for firefighting activities.

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.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of the safe operation of a compressed air breathing apparatus (CABA)
  2. Prepare, test and recommission CABA equipment
  3. Wear and monitor a CABA
  4. Implement emergency procedures and perform rescue applications
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of breathing apparatus and its effects on the physiology of the human body
  6. Wear the CABA in actual or practical simulated conditions
  7. Manage the CABA for safe use and survivability
  8. Shut down and recommission the CABA


  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