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Supervise Work in Confined Spaces

The aim of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of how to correctly work in and around confined spaces. Following training; students will be able to identify the hazards associated when working in and around a confined space, have an understanding of key legislation, duties of a standby person and understand the various categories of personal confined space entry and rescue equipment including their characteristics and limitations. Gas test atmospheres and working with permits is an integral part of this course. Students will also be required to carry out pre and post user inspections of all equipment.

Duration: 8 Hours

Student/Trainer ratio: 10:1


There are no prerequisites for the units of competency below.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for any persons who are required to perform any work or tasks where there is a requirement to enter and work in a confined space.

Course Objectives and Content

  • Understanding of confined space legislation and standards
  • Definition of a confined space
  • How to perform risk assessments and control measures
  • Confined space permits
  • Atmospheric monitoring
  • Confined space entry equipment – Tripods, Davits, RPD’s, Personal winches, Retrieval SRL’s, spreader bars and full body harnesses
  • Demonstrate confined space entry, work positioning and rescue techniques

Qualifications for successful students

Statement of attainment in:
MSMPER200 – Work in accordance with an issued permit
MSMWHS217 – Gas test atmospheres
RIIRIS201D – Conduct local risk control
RIIWHS202D – Enter and work in confined spaces

What do I bring?

All necessary equipment and learning materials will be provided. Remember to wear protective foot wear and bring 100 points of ID. Morning tea and lunch will also be provided.

Where can I train?

Training can be conducted in one of our dedicated state of the art training facilities or be conducted on your site with the use of our mobile training simulators. See scheduled courses below or contact our office today!

Assessments are made against units of competency.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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