Construction & Utility Courses

Medium Risk Confined Space Course

This Medium risk confined space course is the ideal training for anyone working in a medium risk environment. It is a two-day training course that includes practical elements, and is available to complete as an in-house course.

Our experienced trainer will teach you how to prepare to work in, enter and exit a medium risk confined space. Furthermore, you will learn how to use the equipment and tools safely, how to recognise an emergency and how to deal with it.

With the knowledge gained from this confined space course, you will be able to keep yourself and other workers safe on the job. This confined space training is accredited by City and Guilds, and valid for three years. You will receive a certificate after you have successfully completed this course.

This Medium risk confined space course covers the following topics (for the full list of topics covered in this training, see the dropdown below):

  • Preparing to work in a medium risk confined space safely
  • Entering and exiting a medium risk confined space safely
  • The preparation and use of escape breathing apparatus
  • Dealing with an emergency rescue
  • The legislation surrounding work in a confined space

Benefits of this Medium risk confined space course:

  • Will help to plug the skill gap in your business
  • Gives the tools, skills and confidence you need to work safely in a medium risk confined space.
  • Will learn how to understand and conduct a risk assessment
  • Gives you a platform towards gaining supervisory or managerial positions

 

This medium risk confined space course shows you how to enter and exit medium risk environments safely.

Medium Risk Confined Space course content

This confined space course provides you with the knowledge you need to work in, enter and exit a medium risk confined space safely.

An instructor with experience in emergency operations and hazardous environments delivers the course.

The tutor will cover the following topics throughout the course:

  • Preparing to work in a medium risk confined space safely
  • Entering and exiting a medium risk confined space safely
  • The preparation and use of escape breathing apparatus
  • Using tools and equipment safely
  • Following work and procedures in a safe manner
  • Dealing with an emergency
  • How to behave when working in confined spaces
  • The legislation surrounding work in a confined space
  • Applying your knowledge of confined spaces into your work

On the practical part of the course, the tutor will assign the delegates responsibilities to the delegates positioned outside the confined space. Both parties have individual duties to assist with emergency evacuations and controlling the confined space entry.

Course Objectives

Upon completing the course, you will have an excellent knowledge of safely working in medium risk confined spaces.

What is Required to Pass the Medium Risk Confined Space Course?

The tutor will assess you on your understanding of the training throughout the day. To pass the course, you will complete an observation of entering a medium risk confined space and a written examination.

How long is this course?

The course is delivered over two days. This confined space course includes practical elements and is delivered by an experienced trainer.

The trainer has experience in emergency operations and hazardous environments, so you can go about your training knowing you are in safe hands.

Why should I take this course?

Individuals who work in a confined space where they may require escape breathing apparatus, or enter the space using manual or mechanical access equipment should attend this course.

Medium risk confined spaces can be dangerous to work in without the required skills and knowledge. It is important to know how to prepare the work and use the tools before even entering the confined space; without this knowledge, you put yourself and others at risk.

You must also know how to deal with an emergency, as an incompetent worker in such as situation could lead to serious accidents.

The course will give you up to date knowledge of the legislation and standards surrounding confined spaces. This will help you to work legally as well as safely.

Entry requirements

To attend this course, you must read, write and understand English well.

Without proper communication between workers, the safety of the work is compromised.

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

How is this course delivered?

In-house Courses

We can organise in-house Medium Risk Confined space courses throughout the country for your workforce. We can arrange the course for up to 10 delegates per instructor.

For a quote, complete the in-house enquiry form on this page. All of our enquiries are quoted on a case by case basis depending on delegate numbers and location.

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?

Companies that are CITB registered can claim £30 for each delegate who successfully pass this course, as part of the CITB grants scheme.

You must include your company name and CITB levy number on the delegates form, for the grant to be claimed. This form is to be completed before or on the first day of the course.

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