Defence fire training: operational breathing apparatus wearer assessment

Defence fire training for firefighters who are wearers of operational breathing apparatus to ensure competency in the discipline.



The Operational breathing apparatus wearers assessment is undertaken every 2 years to ensure competency in the discipline. Throughout the assessments delegates are assessed against the conditions, performances and standards contained within the assessment specification.

The course is over 2 days and is provided by the DFTDC (Defence Fire Training and Development Centre), RNSFDO (Royal Navy School of Flight Deck Operations) Culdrose, DFRMO (Defence Fire Risk Management Organisation) Cyprus Training Centre and approved external providers.

Published 16 July 2015
Last updated 18 May 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added OPBAWA Course Information and OPBAWA Programme documents with new versions dated 31 March 2016.
  2. First published.