Course Overview (Benefits)
To ensure delegates who need to enter confined spaces gain the knowledge and understanding so they can do so safely.
This includes competent use of the appropriate equipment including escape breathing apparatus.
This course involves both theoretical and practical tuition
Delegates will be equipped with knowledge of current legislation for working in confined spaces
Reduced risk of serious injuries and death
Candidates must bring their own PPE for the practical element of the course including hard hat, safety footwear, gloves and appropriate workwear for confined space entry such as safety overalls. Harnesses will be provided.
Candidates must be fit and healthy enough to carry out the practical element of the course.
All delegates intending to use escape or working breathing apparatus with a close fitting face mask will need to be clean shaven ( any beard , stubble, thick sideburns, long hair or moustache in the region where a face mask is intended to seal the face will cause leakage ). If in doubt please contact us prior to the course.
Alliance learning puts the safety of its customers and employees as its highest priority. Our COVID-19 risk assessment prohibits the sharing of any PPE.
IT IS MANDATORY OWN PPE MUST BE PROVIDED INCLUDING HARNESSES ANYONE ATTENDING A COURSE WITHOUT RELEVANT PPE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO ATTEND AND FULL PAYMENT WILL BE APPLIED.
City & Guilds
Course Content/Topics Covered
What is a confined space and what are the hazards
Risk assessments and safe systems of work This course enables delegates to competently enter, work in and exit from confined space areas. Including chamber, manholes, wet well, multi-landing or any vertical confined space. The aim of this course:
- Reduced risk of serious injuries and death
Equipment required to enter a confined spaces
The purpose and use of gas detection equipment
The purpose and use of escape breathing apparatus
The use of safety harnesses
The purpose and use of tripods and man riding winches
Personal protective equipment and hygiene
Examination, testing and maintenance of equipment
Ventilation and the avoidance of unsafe atmospheres
Communication and entry procedures
Practical exercise in procedures
Course Duration (days):
Anyone who as part of their occupation is required to enter, work in or exit a confined space, as defined by the confined space regulations and who have not received previous training.
Assessment and Certification
Method of Delivery: