Operate Breathing Apparatus (MSMWHS216 )


Training Plan
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This course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills required to safely use and operate and maintain breathing apparatus (open circuit) in an irrespirable atmosphere as defined by the Australian Standard AS/NZS 1715:2009.


This course is recommended for participants who are required to wear breathing apparatus in the workplace in a confined space, working with hazardous gases/vapours, in an oxygen deficient atmosphere or in other situations requiring the wearing of breathing apparatus.

Payment Plan
Payment Amount Paid By Upfront
Course Price: ***Payment is required to secure your booking, please contact our office*** $360.00 Yes
Note: All payments are represented in Australian dollars

The course will be conducted over 1 day.

Entry Requirements

Photo ID must be presented on arrival at the training premises.

Face must be clean shaven to ensure an adequate seal with the BA face mask.

Language, literacy and numeracy requirements from the unit are:
- Writing is required to the level of completing written assessments.
- Numeracy is required to enable the determination of similar activities.

Assessment Requirements

The course will be based on theoretical sessions, equipment demonstrations and practical exercises.

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment issued by RIKLAN Emergency Management Services (RTO 51994) under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Delivery Mode

Face to face and practical hands-on training conducted by an experienced Emergency Services Trainer/Assessor with strong knowledge of relevant Legislation, Australian Standards and Codes of Practice.

Materials or Equipment Required

Students must wear long pants, long sleeve shirts and steel cap boots.
Face must be clean shaven.


If you are a new or continuing student undertaking nationally recognised training, you need a USI in order to receive your qualification or statement of attainment for this unit.

Course Fee

Individual: $360.00
For company bookings, please contact our office on 08 90211222 or email

Units of Competence
MSMWHS216 Operate Breathing Apparatus