Self Contained Breathing Apparatus User

Course Information
  • 1 day
  • 8:1
  • Linlithgow, Warrington, Stafford, Enfield, Client Site
  • £180 per person, £1450 for a full course at our centre or £1650 at client site

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Course Information
  • 1 day
  • 8:1
  • Linlithgow, Warrington, Stafford, Enfield, Client Site
  • £180 per person, £1450 for a full course at our centre or £1650 at client site

  • Course Aim:


    This training enables personnel working in hazardous areas to work safely when using self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). The delegates will learn how to carry out pre and post use checks, donning and doffing as well as maintenance requirements. This specialist breathing apparatus training will equip those entering and working in these hazardous atmospheres with an understanding of the necessary skills and competencies to work safely where these hazards are prevalent. It provides training in the use of the equipment in line with the relevant manufacturer’s instructions.

Further Information:


Learning Outcomes:

Confirm the suitability of the SCBA for the task

Carry out pre-use safety and user tests to confirm the SCBA and its fit comply with current legislation, manufacturers’ specifications and approved codes of practise

Resolve any problems with the SCBA and report non-conformities

Fit and adjust the designated SCBA

Wear the designated SCBA to perform the task

Carry out after use checks on the SCBA

Course Content:

History of breathing apparatus

Elementary physiology and the respiratory cycle

Set construction and assembly

Pre and post use checks

Donning and operating procedures

Doffing procedures

Clean and maintenance

Record keeping

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