Wear and Operate a Compressed Air Breathing Apparatus (CABA) in the Workplace

This course provides the student with the knowledge and skills to operate a Compressed Air Breathing Apparatus (CABA) set.

Certification

A Wear and Operate CABA in the Workplace certificate will be issued on successful completion of this course.

Unit Standard: 25044 L3 C4 V3

Course Content

The course focuses on:

  • CABA safe operations.
  • CABA components.
  • Commission, test and re-commission CABA equipment.
  • Wear and monitor a CABA.
  • Maintain CABA records.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the safe operation of a CABA.
  • Prepare, test, and recommission CABA equipment.
  • Wear and monitor a CABA.
  • Implement emergency procedures.

Course structure

The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions. Students are assessed continuously during the course.

Prerequisites

Participants are required to sign a declaration that they are in good health (have no medical, physical or psychological conditions that would affect their ability to succeed in this training) OR provide a current (less than 6 months old) medical certificate. Wood Training reserve the right to stop training for health and safety purposes, e.g. failure to secure a facial seal.

Assessment process

Theory assessment followed by practical assessment which takes place when the student is ready/has shown that they can perform all tasks required. The assessment will involve the preparation and use of CABA.

Revalidation/Refresher

To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every two years.

Special Notes

This training is not intended to cover the specialised application of fire services US3272 Wear and Operate BA in general emergencies.

Items to bring

  • Photo ID.
  • Comfortable clothing suitable for wearing under Fire
  • Fighting attire.
  • Socks.
  • Steel cap boots.
  • Water bottle.
  • Change of clothes and towel for available shower.

Health

Refer to prerequisites

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Course Length

6 Hours

Location

Hot Fire Training Centre in Oaonui

Price

$495 + GST per person

Group rates available

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Meet The Trainers

Ryan Moss

Ryan Moss

Ryan Moss

Coming from a business background, Ryan worked in the offshore industry before moving onshore to pursue a career as a fire and marine trainer. He has Emergency Care, Fire and Rescue qualifications as well as in the areas of Adult Education and Training. Ryan volunteers his time to work with St John Ambulance as an ambulance officer and as a senior fire fighter with Fire Emergency New Zealand. Ryan stands out as a well-rounded emergency response professional with experience across multiple areas.

Stephen Ritson

Stephen Ritson

Stephen Ritson

Steve’s background includes serving with the Royal Marines Commando, a teacher of Art and Design, Fire Fighter (NZFS), Ship Security Officer maintaining security. His personal passion lies with mountaineering and climbing, bringing valuable rope skills and rescue to the Industrial rope access industry. Steve has a strong understanding of teams working under high pressure in high hazard and high stress environments. He holds a postgraduate Certificate in Education as well as qualifications in Training, Assessment, Rope Access and Occupation and Health and Safety.

Testimonials

Awesome course. Tutor has good understanding of job and teaches really well.

FEGL

Very good.  Came in with apprehensions but learnt a lot and the tutors were very helpful and safety conscious.

Whitaker Civil Engineering

Well done, enjoyed course.

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