Working with Breathing Apparatus

This is a training course which comes under the umbrella of safety at work, aiming at the proper use of breathing apparatus. Know-how with a combination of practice will maximize safety in confined environments and minimize the risk of injuries. This training program educates all candidates as to the proper use of each and every type of breathing apparatus device, using it during practice and maximising familiarisation for safety purposes.

This course has no prerequisites, but nonetheless, it is advised to cover a first aid course prior to or after attending.

At the end of course you will be able to:

  • Understand the use of breathing apparatus
  • Know how to effectively use breathing apparatus
  • Know when is safe to use breathing apparatus
  • Understand the hazards involved
  • Know how to maintenan breathing apparatus
  • Know how to safely store such equipment

Become a Working with Breathing Apparatus Instructor:

To teach such a course, prior knowledge and skills of working in confined spaces and using breathing apparatus may be required. Proof of such knowledge can be submitted during registration. RSTO has developed a program which covers the needs of any person working in confined spaces. The course can be adapted to your specific audience, making it easy to deliver for new instructors in this field. All successful candidates who pass the course will receive the following:

  • Instructor certificate
  • Instructor wallet card
  • Training backpack
  • Working with Breathing Apparatus Instructor manual
  • RSTO Powerpoint for Working with Breathing Apparatus
  • RSTO Multimedia Assistant for Working with Breathing Apparatus ( on a DVD )

Who can give this course:

  • Qualified instructors who have completed the Working with Breathing Apparatus Instructor course
  • Instructors of other organisations who cross-over to RSTO.

Course Specification

  • Duration: 2-3 days
  • Max Number of students: 12
  • Certificate: Yes
  • Student card: Yes

Who should attend:

  • Remote workers who operate in confined spaces
  • Those who work in confined spaces
  • Those who want to enter this specific line of work