Respiratory Protection Training - Competent Fit Testing Operator

Course FiTe0019_1

According to ISO 16975-3 a tightness test (Fit Testing) for any filtrating respiratory protection must be performed. In order to perform a Fit Testing, certain skills need to be acquired.

During this 3-day course you will be taught the basics and learn the required skills. After passing successfully the exam, the certificate “Competent Fit Testing operator” will be handed over.

Course objective:

  • You know the basics for any respiratory protection.
  • You can support individuals with the correct application of breathing masks.
  • You can recognize poorly fitting masks.
  • You know the methods and the equipment used for Fit Testing.
  • You can explain the exercises of Fit Testing and their purposes.
  • You can prepare and perform Fit Testing.
  • You know the problem-solving techniques to the problems that can arise during Fit Testing and are able to apply them.
  • You know how to interpret the results of Fit Testing.


  • Respiratory protection (basic knowledge, material science)
  • Aspects of tightness (Physiognomy)
  • Fit Testing method
  • Application and Interpretation of Fit Testing


  • Completed an apprenticeship, or required work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience.
  • Knowledge of spoken and written German.


  • Presentation, group and individual work, practical exercises

Dates of Training in German:

Code Course Registration Deadline Exam
FFT5 10.-11.03. and 24.03.2021 19.02.2021 15./15.04.2021
FFT6 11.-12.01. und 25.01.2022 30.11.2021 08./09.02.2022
FFT7 01.-02.02. und 23.02.2022 05.01.2022 09.03.2022
FFT8 21.-22.11. und 12.12.2022 28.10.2022 19.12.2022
FFT9 11.-12.01.2023 und 25.01.2023 09.12.2022 26.01.2023


Number of participants: max. 10 persons*

Cost per participant:

  • Course: 1'800.- CHF (incl. learning material, excl. VAT)
  • Exam:     300.- CHF (excl. VAT)
  • The payment must be settled after you receive the course confirmation and before the start of the course.


  • Quellenstrasse 37, 4310 Rheinfelden
  • Arrival with public transport is possible, the railway station is 5 minutes far away.

You can apply conveniently by using our form.

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* a minimum of 5 people is required for the course to be held.

Praevena AG · Gesundheitsmanagement · Quellenstrasse 37 · 4310 Rheinfelden · Tel. +41 61 831 46 36