Operate Breathing Apparatus Open Circuit Refresher


Training Plan
Open Circuit Breathing Apparatus Refresher Apply

This unit of competency covers the competency to inspect, maintain and test a range of equipment according to organisation's procedures. This unit applies to workers who have either a primary role in the maintenance of equipment or are required to test and maintain equipment as part of an operational role.


The course will be conducted over 4 hours.

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.

Qualification Requirements

Current Statement of Attainment is required to be provided to RIKLAN prior to attendance for verification purposes.
Although this course covers four (4) units of competency, RIKLAN can only issues units that the student currently holds and that have been verified.

Assessment Requirements

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

While the training for the enrolled units is delivered concurrently, each Unit of competency is assessed as a discrete unit.

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.


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.

Units of Competence
PUAWHS002 Maintain safety at an incident scene
PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
PUAFIR210 Prevent injury
RIIERR301E Respond to work site incidents