What is the Confined Space Entry training course?
This one-day confined space entry course enables delegates to work in NC1, NC2 and NC3 (up to and including medium-risk) confined spaces. This is an in-house accreditation, suitable for those working within the construction industry. If you need a specific accreditation body such as City & Guilds, please look at our City & Guilds Confined Space training. You will develop an understanding of the knowledge and safe work practices for reducing risks when entering and working in confined space environments. The course will equips you with the skills to work in confined spaces individually and as part of a team, whilst gaining an understanding of the use of confined space equipment within a working environment.
Typical confined space environments include: undercrofts & service ducts which are of a ‘simple’ nature. Other forms of confined space entries are tunnels, manholes, vaults and open ditches. The Confined Space Entry training covers information on the various forms of confined spaces and how to safely work in them.
Who Is The Confined Space Entry Course for?
The Confined Space Entry training is essential for operatives who carry out or are intending to carry out work in confined spaces. This course goes beyond general confined space training providing you with more detailed instruction on entry and working in confined spaces. Your training will include practical exercises, giving you hands-on experience, which makes it perfect for those who will be working in confined spaces up to medium-risk or NC3.
What will I learn during the Confined Space Entry Training?
You will cover the following content on the Confined Space Entry Training Course:
- Different types of confined spaces and how they are classified
- Legislation and regulations relating to confined spaces
- Identifying hazards and assessing control measures that will be needed
- Entry permit requirements
- Atmospheric testing and monitoring
- How to properly put on, use and maintain PPE
- The roles and responsibilities of those involved in confined space operations
- Emergency procedures and rescue
- Practical exercises and scenarios to compliment your theory learning
For a full list of the course objectives, see the Course Content.
The Confined Space Entry training course is a 1-day course.
Mandatory entry requirements
You will need to be able to read and write English to complete this course as you will be required to complete a short written assessment at the end of your training.