Breathing Apparatus/ Gas Tight Suits – Annual Refresher

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The delegate will be able to:-

  • Understand/demonstrate competency in the functionality of wearing gas tight suits
  • Experience the limitations, hazards and techniques when wearing gas tight suits
  • Donning of the gas tight suits
  • Doffing of the gas tight suits
  • Maintenance of suit before and after usage

Course Content:

  1. Introduction (including a safety brief)
  2. Refresh functional skills wearing gas tight suits
  3. Correct PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  4. Limitations of the gas tight suits
  5. Refresh delegate understanding oh hot, warm and cold zones
  6. Decontamination procedures
  7. Dehydration of wearers
  8. Run off of contaminated water

Recommended for: All staff competent in breathing apparatus where chemical and gas refrigeration processes are required and have completed the initial B.A/Gas Tight Suits course

Duration: 1 Day (0800-1600)

Certification: A certificate of completion will be awarded and Training Portfolio inserts/record of competency supplied

Cost: Min 6 delegates at £250.00 per person (plus VAT)

A light lunch and refreshments will be provided (please inform us of any dietary requirements)


  • Breathing Apparatus sets
  • Evidence of competence in wearing BA equipment  for a minimum of 4 times over a 12 month period
  • Gas tight suits
  • One appliance

(All available for hire from Norfolk Safety CIC)

Training Staff: Qualified trainer x 1 Training Assistant x 1

Note: Due to the physical nature of wearing breathing apparatus, we request that no alcohol is consumed the day previous to the course; and candidates hydrate suitably during the course day.

Delegates will be required to be clean shaven ensuring maximum mask contact and minimum safety requirements are adhered to

Delegates will also be required to complete a medical questionnaire prior to commencing training. Norfolk Safety CIC reserve the right to refuse training should a delegate fail to meet Health & Safety requirements or have a medical condition/issue that could result in potential difficulties when training. (Full charges could apply)

  • Duration: Full day (8 Hours)
  • Location: available at your premises or our training facilities (see venues)
Breathing Apparatus/ Gas Tight Suits – Annual Refresher is available at the following training locations:


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