Confined Spaces


This course is designed for companies whose staff may be required to enter areas that are classified as confined spaces, and which may pose a risk of serious injury or death. This course will cover the Confined Space Regulations 1997 in detail and the aim of this course will be to provide awareness of a safe working environment within a confined space. Delegates will be made aware of procedures to ensure a safe access and egress in place in the event of an emergency arising whilst operators are working in the confined space.

Course Content

This course provides guidance for employers, the self-employed and operatives who carry out work in confined spaces. It provides delegates with a thorough understanding of what confined spaces are, the associated dangers and the ability to enter, work and leave them safely.

In addition, the course gives an understanding of the safe use and planned maintenance of escape apparatus.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Confined Space Regulations 1997, associated legislation and ACoP
  • Planning and emergency arrangements
  • Associated hazards and methods of risk control
  • Atmospheric monitoring
  • Health hazards and associated control measures
  • Safety equipment and pre-use checks
  • Airline breathing apparatus
  • Practical demonstration and assessment in the use of monitoring equipment and all associated safety equipment

Course Benefits

The course will provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to enable them to carry out work safely in confined spaces. It will also provide them with the understanding of the requirements of associated legislation and the approved code of practice (ACoP).

Who Should Attend

This course is aimed at delegates who are required to enter areas that are classed as confined spaces.


Course dates

Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Tuesday 25th June 2024

Tuesday 16th July 2024

Friday 16th August 2024

Tuesday 24th September 2024

Friday 18th October 2024

Wednesday 20th November 2024

Qualifications you gain

Upon completion, delegates will receive a certificate that will last for 3 years. This course will need to be completed again if delegates wish to renew this qualification.

Course Duration

1 Day

Accredited by:

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