The Low Risk Confined space training is a one-day course for anyone who works in a low-risk confined space environment. This confined space course will show you how to enter and exit a low-risk space safely. It involves a mix of theory and practical training.
You will learn how to recognise an emergency, and how to safely use the right tools and equipment. With this knowledge, you will be able to reduce the risk of an accident and deal with an emergency.
The course specifically focuses on confined spaces presenting no likely risk of flooding, with adequate ventilation.
Delegates will gain practical experience in using fall arrest and retrieval equipment. Tasks will also include appropriate ladder climbing techniques which will allow for safe access and egress into a confined space.
This Low Risk Confined Space training covers the following topics (for the full list of topics covered in this training, keep reading):
This course can be delivered in the following ways:
This course can be arranged to be delivered as an in-house course specifically for your delegates.
We can arrange confined spaces courses for a group of up to 10 delegates, and it can be delivered at your venue or a site of your choosing.
We price our in-house courses on a case by case basis. The location, delivery method and the number of delegates will factor in the price of the training. For a quote, complete the enquiry form on this page, and one of our friendly team members will be in touch.
The course is delivered by a trainer who has experience with emergency operations and hazardous environments.
The trainer will cover the following topics throughout the course:
Working in Low Risk Confined spaces
The definition of a Low Risk Confined space
Preparing to work safely in a Low Risk Confined space
Gathering and preparing the information that is required before entry into a confined space
Safely using tools and equipment
Knowledge of Industry equipment used for Confined space and how to inspect it.
Following work procedures safely
Safe Systems of Work whilst involved in Confined space operations and how to report discrepancies.
Safely entering and exiting confined spaces
Knowledge of all equipment and procedures to enter a confined space including gas readings, continuous monitoring and positioning of team members
Dealing with an emergency
How to deal with an emergency situation
Roles and responsibilities in a Low Risk Confined space
Legislation, procedures and guidance associated with Confined spaces
Applying your knowledge to your work
On completion, you will have the skills and ability to perform your role confidently
The tutor will assess your competence and understanding throughout the course. You will sit a written exam and be involved in a practical assessment, which you have to pass to complete the course.
Very good all round experience
A Low Risk Confined space is one where access is simple and not obstructed. It often has entries that is no deeper than three meters and one where there is no likely risk of flooding.
Examples can include meter pits, and valve chambers.
It is valid for three years
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
Enquire to receive a quote for in-house training.
Two days of training accredited by City and Guilds to give you the knowledge to work in a medium risk confined space safely.
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