Oilfield Training Center

Course Details

Breathing Apparatus Wearer’s Course

Duration:

1

DAYS/HOURS

Aim

To ensure the students are competent in all technical and practical aspects of Breathing Apparatus

Objectives

On successful completion of the course, personnel will have gained the practical skills and theoretical knowledge and understanding required to competently wear Breathing Apparatus and to contribute effectively to an incident involving Breathing Apparatus.

Course Competency Assessment

Assessment is carried out through continual observation, questioning and written assessment.

Content

  • Physiology of respiration (theory presentation)
  • Physiology of respiration
  • Physiological stress
  • Breathing Apparatus equipment
  • Breathing Apparatus control procedures
  • Search procedures
  • Fire Behaviour (CFBT)
  • Moving in smoke and darkness
  • Emergency procedures
  • confined space
  • Thermal image camera
  • Personal protection procedures

Course Format

  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Discussion/Class exercises
  • Hand-outs

Prerequisites

Equipment Required

Certifications

Designed For

Personnel who have to operate, in their day to day duties, with irrespirable atmospheres dependent on breathing apparatus