Breathing Apparatus Training

Skills training is the lifeblood of a healthy economy, the veins of a developing society...

ROTC offers a Breathing Apparatus Training. This training is intended for persons working both offshore and onshore who might use respiratory protective equipment in a working situation.


Topics include:

  • Purpose and operation of the SCBA;
  • The respiratory system;
  • Setting up and controlling of breathing apparatus (filter, compressed air,);
  • Instruction in draped and wearing breathing apparatus;
  • Setting up (full) masks;
  • Maintenance of the masks;
  • Conduct and orientation exercises;
  • Practical exercises with breathing mask in shed, training vessel and containers: moving cargo, climbing ladders, blind mask exercises and in bring safety of themselves and others.
  • Breathing Technique;
  • Purpose and operation of: air cleaner, chemical oxygen apparatus more hour equipment connection, breathing apparatus;
  • Preparing and monitoring devices mentioned;
  • Instruction in the use of mentioned apparatus;
  • Maintenance of the devices mentioned;
  • Practical exercise with mentioned apparatus.

Basic English comprehension skills.

Duration & Start Date

The course duration is 2,5 days. Please contact ROTC for the course schedule.


Please contact us for further details.

Additional Information
  • Training is provided in Portuguese and/or English;
  • Courses will be executed at the premises of ROTC in Pemba, courses may also be executed in-company or at an alternative training location;
  • Accommodation could be arranged onsite at ROTC Pemba;
  • Participants successfully completing the course will receive a ROTC Certificate of Proficiency.