RTO 32381
Civil & Mining Short Courses
 
MSMWHS216 - Operate breathing apparatus
MSMWHS217 - Gas test atmospheres
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This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain breathing apparatus and equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere, as defined by the Australian Standard AS/NZS 1715:2009 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment.
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This unit of competency applies to operators who are required to wear breathing apparatus because they are working:

in a confined space
with hazardous gases/vapours
in an oxygen deficient atmosphere
in other situations requiring the wearing of breathing apparatus.
Operators may also be required to wear breathing apparatus in emergency situations, however, this is not the prime focus of this unit.
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entry requirements - no entry requirements
Total number of hours: 20
required study
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This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to test the working atmosphere, using electronic test apparatus, to find out if it is safe for the proposed work.

It applies to situations where an individual may be required to carry out gas testing of an atmosphere prior to entering a specific area or workspace. The competency requires the person to interpret readings and take actions based on the interpretation.
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Working environment may be hazardous, unpredictable, subject to time pressure, chaotic and expose responders to risk, on land or water, by day or night. Workplace atmospheres may include visible and invisible hazards and hazardous surfaces.

The unit is suitable for use in the following situations:

confined spaces
enclosed and partially enclosed spaces
hot work
storage tanks, silos, pits, pipes, shafts, ducts, transport vehicles and ships
testing as part of issuing a work permit
monitoring as part of working under a work permit
open areas
holding the gas tester by hand
lowering the gas tester into a space, e.g. on a line.
entry requirements - no entry requirements
required study
Total number of hours: 30
Before enrolling - the stuff you need to know
Regulatory authorities required that you undertake a foundation skills assessment prior to enrolling in any nationally recognised qualification or short course (unit of competency) to determine the skills level of the candidate. This pre-course assessment is provided to you by Civil Safety (prior to enrollment) free of charge.

If you are applying for government co-contribution funding you will be required to supply verified (JP endorsed) evidence that meets the exact requirements of the funding authority.
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FUNDING OPTIONS
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