For work assessed and classified as NC2 or NC3 (Medium Risk), or NC1 (High Risk)

Confined Space

These courses are intended for persons nominated to work in or at confined spaces where work has been assessed and classified as NC2 or NC3 (Medium Risk), or NC1 (High Risk). Courses are delivered in accordance with the Confined Space Regulations 1997. All confined space courses are taught at a dedicated centre with purpose-built tunnels with vertical access.

Course content - Medium Risk:

  • Identify a Confined Space and its hazards
  • Understand the legal requirements
  • Carry out risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work
  • Be aware of the equipment required to enter a Confined Space, including Gas Monitoring equipment, Tripods and Winches and ancillary safety equipment such as harnesses, ropes, lifelines
  • Use open circuit (CABA) Escape Breathing Apparatus
  • PPE and Hygiene
  • Examination, testing and maintenance of equipment
  • Ventilation and the avoidance of unsafe atmospheres
  • Communication and entry procedures

 

Course content - High Risk:

  • Identify a Confined Space and its hazards
  • Understand the legal requirements
  • Carry out risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work
  • Be aware of the equipment required to enter a Confined Space, including Gas Monitoring equipment, Tripods and Winches and ancillary safety equipment such as harnesses, ropes, lifelines
  • Use open circuit (CABA) Escape Breathing Apparatus and SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus)
  • PPE and Hygiene
  • Examination, testing and maintenance of equipment
  • Ventilation and the avoidance of unsafe atmospheres
  • Communication and entry procedures

Loading