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Low-Risk Confined Spaces Training Course

Low Risk Confined Spaces training course will educate you on working in a low-risk confined space environment safely and competently. You will learn how to prepare and start work safely, as well as recognising an emergency. With this information, you will reduce the risk of an accident and effectively deal with an emergency.

  • Delivered over one day.
  • Learn to work safely in a low-risk environment.
  • Practical elements included.
  • Available to complete as an in-house course.
  • CITB Grant Claimable.
  • Valid for three years.
Low Risk Confined Spaces

Low-Risk Confined Spaces course content

What does the Low Risk Confined Spaces course cover?

The course is delivered by an instructor who has experience with emergency operations and hazardous environments.

In most cases, you will not be required to wear the breathing apparatus for this course. This is because the risk of a hazardous atmosphere is low or that you will quickly get out of the space.

The tutor will cover the following topics over throughout the course.

  • Working in low-risk confined spaces
  • Preparing to work safely in a low risk confined space
  • Safely using tools and equipment
  • Following work procedures safely
  • Safely entering and exiting confined spaces
  • Dealing with an emergency
  • Behaving appropriately in a low risk confined space
  • Applying your knowledge to your work

Course Objectives

By the end of the training course, you will know how to safely work in low-risk confined spaces, including entering safely and dealing with an emergency.

What is Required to Pass the Low Risk Confined Spaces Course?

The tutor will assess your competence and understanding throughout the course. You must pass a written exam and a practical observation of entering a low-risk confined space.

How long is the Low-Risk Confined Spaces course?

The course is delivered over one day.

Why should I take this course?

Individuals who work in confined spaces with suitable or mechanical ventilation and low-risk environments should attend this course.

Working in any confined space is dangerous despite the level of risk. This course will help you to look after the safety of yourself and others when entering the likes of a stairwell, valve chambers and meter pits, to name a few examples.

It is also a legal requirement for employers to make sure that their workers are properly trained. With the correct knowledge and skill, you’ll recognise hazards and understand your safety equipment, which will help you avoid dangerous situations and control them.

Low-Risk Confined Spaces entry requirements

You must be able to understand and speak English to attend this course.

When working with confined spaces, communication is imperative. Without understanding and communicating with your team, you are putting yourself and others at a safety risk.

You must also have the required level of physical fitness to complete the course. 

Where can I take this course?

In-house Courses

We can arrange in-house Low Risk Confined Spaces courses across the country. We work with a range of approved partners who can deliver the course on our behalf. The course can be delivered at their premises or a site of your choice.  We can arrange confined spaces courses for a group of up to 10 delegates. To enquire about in-house training, fill in the form on this page, and we will provide you with a quote. We price our quotes on a course by course basis; the cost differs depending on location and delegate numbers.

Further development

Depending on the risk level of your work, your next development step could be to attend the Medium Risk Confined Spaces course. You may also want to improve your safety by attending Face Fit Testing or Safety Harness training.

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?

Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim £30 for each delegate who completes this course.

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