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Medium Risk Confined Space Training Course

Medium Risk Confined Spaces is a training course that gives you the knowledge to work in a medium-risk confined space safely. The tutor will teach you how to prepare to work in, enter and exit a confined space and safely use the equipment and tools. The knowledge that you gain will help to keep yourself and other workers on the job safe. You will also learn how to recognise an emergency effectively and how to deal with it.

  • We deliver the course over two days.
  • Learn to work safely in a medium-risk environment.
  • Practical elements included.
  • Available to complete as an in-house course.
  • CITB Grant Claimable.
  • Valid for three years.
Confined Space Medium Risk

Medium Risk Confined Spaces course content

What does the Medium Risk Confined Spaces course cover?

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

The tutor will cover the following topics over 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. You each have individual duties to assist with emergency evacuations and controlling the confined space entry.

Course Objectives

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

What is Required to Pass the Medium Risk Confined Spaces 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 the Medium Risk Confined Spaces course?

The course is delivered over two days.

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.

Medium Risk Confined Spaces entry requirements

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

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

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

Where can I take this course?

In-house Courses

We can organise an in-company Medium Risk Confined Spaces course throughout the country. We have partnered with a range of providers who can deliver the course on our behalf. 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.

Further development

To ensure that you are working safely, you may want to increase your health & safety knowledge further? Courses such as First Aid at Work, Face Fit Testing, and UKATA Asbestos Awareness will help you prepare for an emergency and difficult conditions.

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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