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Self Contained Breathing Apparatus

PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit & PUAFIR215 Prevent injury

The course is designed for all those who are required to wear a self contained breathing apparatus for rescue or specialist roles.

  • $795
  • 2 days
  • Multiple Locations

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This course aims to train participants to be capable of identifying hazards that require the use and operation of open circuit breathing apparatus, as well as controlling teams of others using breathing apparatus at an emergency scene.

Course Outcomes

On completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify and state the concepts of atmospheric contents and the process of respiration
  • Inspection and operational checks of Open Circuit Breathing Apparatus
  • Don and use Open Circuit Breathing Apparatus
  • Identify and run breathing apparatus and entry control procedures
  • Use communications during breathing apparatus operations
  • Correctly instigate entrapment procedures
  • Work as a member of a breathing apparatus team
  • Apply search and rescue techniques; and
  • Clean and maintain Open Circuit Breathing Apparatus equipment
Start DateEnd DateLocationBook Now
Tuesday 12 March, 2019Wednesday 13 March, 2019North LakeBook Now
Wednesday 17 April, 2019Thursday 18 April, 2019North LakeBook Now
Tuesday 7 May, 2019Wednesday 8 May, 2019BalcattaBook Now
Thursday 13 June, 2019Friday 14 June, 2019North LakeBook Now
Thursday 11 July, 2019Friday 12 July, 2019North LakeBook Now
Tuesday 6 August, 2019Wednesday 7 August, 2019BalcattaBook Now
Thursday 29 August, 2019Friday 30 August, 2019North LakeBook Now
Tuesday 17 September, 2019Wednesday 18 September, 2019North LakeBook Now
Tuesday 15 October, 2019Wednesday 16 October, 2019North LakeBook Now
Tuesday 5 November, 2019Wednesday 6 November, 2019BalcattaBook Now
Thursday 19 December, 2019Friday 20 December, 2019North LakeBook Now

Successful completion of the assessment requirements, will provide participants with a statement of attainment issued by SETS (RTO Code 52334) for PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit and PUAFIR215 & Prevent injury.


This course can be conducted at IFAP’s North Lake (WA) training facility or at any facility that has a suitable classroom and training area.

There is a maximum number of 12 participants per program.


The national competency package for this subject requires that participants be clean shaven as per the requirement of AS 1715. It is also highly recommended that participants have a fitness level appropriate to members of an active response team.