Start Time
December 15, 2021
End Time
December 15, 2021
4 Coolah Road, Broadmeadow NSW 2292

Course Description

Units of Competency

MSMWHS216 - Operate breathing apparatus

Brief outline of training

Operate breathing apparatus training is designed to provide the participants with the skills required to inspect and use SCBA equipment in confined spaces. This course provides participants with specific knowledge & skills to participate in the process of hazard identification, risk assessment and control related to the use of SCBA. This course is made up of 1 national unit of competency.

This course is delivered in accordance with AS2865 - 2009 Safe Work in Confined Spaces and SafeWork NSW COP – Confined Spaces – Dec 2011.

Who should attend this course

Persons who are undertaking work associated with confined space entry including standby duties, rescue & first aid, those who are monitoring and/or maintaining equipment associated with confined space entry should complete an Operate Breathing Apparatus course.

Recognition of prior learning

Asset Training recognises accredited training by other Registered Training Organisations, work & life experience and previous training for the RPL process.

Applications for recognition of prior learning should be made via the online enrolment form.


Assessment will consist of some written activities with multiple answer question format plus, a practical assessment covering the use of equipment and a practical test in confined space simulator.

Important information

The practical assessment portion of this course is physically demanding and requires simulated work practices to be performed in a confined space training simulator. Please advise if you feel you may have difficulties.


Photo ID

Casual clothing

Enclosed shoes


Robert Comerford
Trainer & Assessor