Working in High Risk Confined Spaces

The 3-day Working in High Risk Confined Spaces course will provide you with the practical knowledge and skills to carry out safe entry and work within a high risk confined space.

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Brentwood- Essex

Course name: City & Guilds High Risk Confined SpacesDate(s) of course: Mon 2nd Sep, Tue 3rd Sep, Wed 4th SepDuration: 3 days course including lunch
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Brentwood- Essex

Course name: City & Guilds High Risk Confined SpacesDate(s) of course: Mon 2nd Sep, Tue 3rd Sep, Wed 4th SepDuration: 3 days course including lunch
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Jarrow, Newcastle

Course name: City & Guilds High Risk Confined SpacesDate(s) of course: Mon 21st Oct, Tue 22nd Oct, Wed 23rd OctDuration: 3 days course not including lunch
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Brentwood- Essex

Course name: City & Guilds High Risk Confined SpacesDate(s) of course: Mon 4th Nov, Tue 5th Nov, Wed 6th NovDuration: 3 days course including lunch
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Brentwood- Essex

Course name: City & Guilds High Risk Confined SpacesDate(s) of course: Mon 4th Nov, Tue 5th Nov, Wed 6th NovDuration: 3 days course including lunch
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Overview

What is High Risk Confined Spaces training?

This City & Guilds accredited High Risk Confined Spaces training will give you the practical knowledge and skills to carry out safe entry into a confined space where there is a specified risk that can not be controlled or eliminated. High risk confined spaces have a higher degree of complex circumstances, including entry and exits, potential hazards and come with the greater likelihood of life-threatening situations occurring. Some confined spaces that are usually considered as high risk include underground tunnels and shafts with difficult access, limited ventilation and the presence of toxic or flammable gases in the atmosphere.

What will I learn on the High Risk Confined Spaces Course?

The high risk course is ideal for anyone directly involved in working within or overseeing operations in high risk confined spaces. This includes professionals from various industries such as construction and engineering, utilities and energy, manufacturing, emergency services and rescue teams. You will learn how to prepare to enter and work safely, how to enter and exit safely, use equipment and tools in confined spaces and reacting to emergency situations.

You will have the opportunity to get practical experience working in simulated high risk confined spaces. The course incorporates entry and rescue procedures.

Course Duration

The High Risk Confined Spaces training is a 3-day course

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, although you will need a good understanding of spoken and written English. A certain level of physical fitness will be required. If you have any worries or concerns please call or chat with us online.

Assessment

You will complete one practical observation, assessed by your centre trainer and one short answer written test to achieve your City & Guilds qualification.

Special Considerations

If you feel you will need support to complete any aspect of the course, please contact our team. Any information you pass to us will be confidential and only discussed with the trainer to see what arrangements can be made to support you.

Course Content

High Risk Confined Spaces Course Aims

This course aims to teach delegates:

  • How to prepare work safely in high risk confined spaces
  • To enter and exit high risk confined spaces safely
  • Use equipment and tools safely including escape respiratory protective equipment (RPE)
  • Take steps to maintain or repair faulty RPE
  • Deal appropriately with emergencies
  • Industry standards for working in high risk confined spaces
  • Apply industry specific knowledge including, permits, ventilation systems and local site procedures

High Risk Confined Spaces Course Content

Prepare to enter and work safely in a high risk confined space

Confirm current, site-specific risk assessment before starting work, carry out live point of work risk assessment, maintain safety zones, ensure appropriate communication is in place, check that there are suitable emergency and rescue arrangements, carry out checks on equipment before use, select appropriate PPE and resolve any problems with rescue and safety equipment.

Enter and exit high risk confined spaces safely

Set up, test and record results of monitoring equipment before entry, carry out a safety inspection of equipment, set up and check access equipment, obtain authorisation for entry and relevant health and safety information, put on required breathing apparatus and PPE to complete the task, take suitable action to control risks, resolve problems connected to entry or exit, rescue and recovery and identify unsafe activity and implement suitable controls.

Use equipment and tools safely

Check equipment and tools are safe and suitable for use, check PPE is suitable and compatible with other types of PPE, use the specified method for using tools in the confined space, recover tools from site when work has finished and carry out after-use checks.

Follow procedures and work safely

Select a suitable communication method for the job and check it is working before work starts, control access of the confined space, use PPE specified for the job, control risks and hazards, act immediately to remedy unsafe activity, equipment or environmental conditions, ensure the work area is safe and secure when work is finished and complete documentation and reports and passing to the designated person.

Emergency situations

Carry out pre-use checks on safety, escape and emergency equipment, initiate emergency exit procedures immediately as a dangerous situation arises, communicate effectively, use appropriate escape equipment for the environment, carry out post use checks. Record and report any emergency incident and its circumstances.

Use appropriate knowledge for working in medium risk confined spaces

Identify the main principles of health and safety, environment legislation and regulations, describe the process of risk assessment, describe the hazards that can produce a confined space, identify workplace exposure limits and properties, identify different types of emergency situation, explain common causes of emergency situations, know the job roles involved in dealing with emergencies, explain factors that can impact equipment in confined spaces, types of injury that might occur and explain the importance of decontamination procedures and describe confined space incidents and their effect on personnel.

Understand protocols for working in high risk confined spaces

Confined space classifications, information needed for live point of risk assessments, procedures and methods for working in high risk environments, reducing risk to an acceptable level, resolving problems, equipment checks, explain reporting systems for emergency situations and describe different communication methods.

Course Details

Once you have booked your High Risk Confined Spaces Course:

On receiving payment for your High Risk Confined Spaces training, an email with your ‘course joining instructions’ is sent to you.

This document includes the following details:

  • Your chosen course dates (this is a 3-day course)
  • Course start time at your chosen venue
  • Address of your chosen venue, including a map screenshot
  • Details of what to do if you need any special requirements to complete the course

You need to bring photographic ID, such as a driving licence or passport with you.

Lunch is not included, so please provide your own.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, although you will need a good understanding of spoken and written English. A certain level of physical fitness will be required. If you have any worries or concerns please call or chat with us online.

Assessment

You will complete one practical observation, assessed by your centre trainer and one short answer written test to achieve your City & Guilds qualification.

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