This High Risk Confined Space training is the ideal course for anyone working in a high risk environment. This is where one or more specified hazards are present for most or all the time.
This city and guilds confined space training is a three-day course that includes practical elements. It is also available to complete as an in-house course in our Blackburn venue.
Our experienced trainer will teach you how to work safely in water and non-water industry areas. Furthermore, you will learn how to use the equipment and tools safely and also enter and exit high risk confined spaces safely.
With the knowledge gained from this High Risk Confined Space training, you will be able to keep yourself and other colleagues safe on the job.
This confined space training covers the following topics (for the full list of topics covered in this course, keep reading):
This course can be delivered in the following ways:
We can organise in-house High Risk Confined space courses for your workforce in our Blackburn venue.
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.
High 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 entering the confined space.
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.
The course is a mix of theory and practical training.
The trainer will cover the following topics throughtout the course:
Detailed knowledge on the environments and specified risks that contribute to being a high risk confined space
Understanding the different levels of risk.
Understanding of water industry classifications as detailed in Water UK Operational Guidance Notes (OGN)
The steps to carry out a risk assessment
How to prepare a safe system of work (SSOW)
The importance of compiling with method statements
Preparing a comprehensive emergency plan for personnel in a high risk confined space
In depth knowledge of gas monitoring devices and hazardous atmospheres
Hazards associated with high risk confined spaces
Experience the operation of life saving equipment and associated procedures
Assess delegate’s practical ability in a high risk environment
Ensure understanding of the hazards associated with a high risk workplace
Monitoring actions and response to changes in conditions
You must complete a portfolio of evidence, as well as pass an exam in order to achieve this qualification.
Explained in real terms. Practical and already being put to use in my day to day work.
Under the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997, an emergency plan and arrangements must be in place before anyone enters a confined space.
Emergency plans must cover all risks in the confined space and not just the specified risks.
Employers and others in control of work in high risk confined spaces must properly plan for confined space work.
This includes providing the necessary information, instruction and training.
This involves any confined space where one or more specified hazards are present for most or all of the time.
Examples include historic alarms, gas – either explosive or toxic, heat, lack of oxygen, engulfment, drowning.
Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim for each delegate who successfully pass this course.
You can find the list of short courses and the grant amounts you can claim here: CITB Grant Value for Short Courses
Yes, this course is accredited by City and Guilds, and valid for three years.
You will receive a City and Guilds certificate after successfully completing the course.
Enquire to receive a quote for in-house training.
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