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
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 and 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
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 and 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