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Breathing Apparatus Instructor

This training is for junior officers who are required to take breathing apparatus training as part of their job role. There will be a range of topics covered with the aim of providing a comprehensive overview of the best practice for using these tools. 

Learning Objectives for Breathing Apparatus

  • Instruct to the minimum standards laid out in the Apparatus Breathing Technical Bulletin 1/1997.
  • Instruct personnel in the use and limitations of various equipment.
  • Instruct personnel to don and doff BA in accordance with the instructions provided by the manufacturer.
  • Instruct personnel to fully understand the safety procedure while operating SCBA.
  • Ensure that all personnel have worn or can wear.