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Powered Respirator Training

Powered Respiratory Training

Course Aim:

This course is aimed at all people involved in the selection, wearing, storage and maintenance of powered respirators.

Course Content

Training course covers:

  • Reason for respiratory protective equipment
  • Hazards and risks of exposure
  • Working principle of powered respiratory protective equipment
  • Types of filter available
  • Correct fitting and pre use checks
  • Aftercare, cleaning and storage
  • Responsibilities of employee

This course follows the HSG53 requirements for respiratory training.


Assessment: Practical assessment and written test. Note: Face Fit Testing is required seperately to the course to ensure adequate fitting to an individual.

Further Information:

After completing the course, attendees will:

  • Understand the theory of why respiratory equipment is required
  • Be able to correctly fit powered respirator in accordance to manufacturers instructions
  • Understand different filters and when to change them
  • Carry out pre use checks on the powered respirator
  • Be able to inspect powered respirators monthly and record findings in accordance with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH)
  • Classroom & Practical Training
  • Bracknell
    Client Site
    Eccleshall (Staffordshire)
    Linlithgow (Edinburgh)
  • 3 hrs
  • 10:1
  • £600 for a full course
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