This course allows the student to respond to emergency incidents that involve hazardous materials including decontamination processes, while maintaining personal safety.
Unit Standard: 3283, 3312
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions. Students are assessed continuously during the course.
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).
Note unit standard 3283 is the pre-requisite for 3312.
Theory assessment followed by practical assessment which takes place when student is ready/has shown that they can perform all tasks required. The practical consists of selecting and donning appropriate decontamination equipment; setting up different level decontamination facilities; processing decontamination material; and completing decontamination records and working through scenarios.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every two years.
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.