What is the Confined Space Awareness Course?
This is a classroom based course that is designed to give you a basic understanding of confined spaces, their hazards and the precautions needed to work safely around them.
Who is the Confined Space Awareness Course for?
This course is designed and suitable for managers, supervisors and operatives whose role has some involvement with confined spaces. Where there may be a risk of emergency evacuation from confined spaces or some basic confined space knowledge would help in their job role for example, when completing risk assessments. This course will not qualify you to directly enter confined spaces.
What will I learn on the Confined Spaces Awareness Course?
Your course is approved by CITB and will therefore cover the following objectives:
- Current legislation and codes of practice relating to confined spaces
- How to identify hazards in and around confined spaces including gas detection
- How PPE equipment is selected
- Permits to work
- Safe working procedures
- Hygiene practices
- Breathing apparatus
- Accident and emergency evacuation procedures
The Confined Spaces Awareness course is a half day course.
Mandatory entry requirements
You will need to be able to read and write English to complete this course, but there are no other requirements to attend this course.