​​Working in Confined Spaces

​​This course will cover the legislation associated with working in confined spaces. What constitutes a confined space, the potential hazards, safe operating procedures, and emergency procedures and rescue.

Important note: This is an awareness course only, designed for people who need to be aware of the hazards and risks of confined space working but are not required to enter a confined space.

If you are required to perform any work activity in, or in the proximity of, a confined space then you will also need to have an 'approved' standard of practical training at the 'appropriate' level.

Duration: ​30 mins

Format: Video

Price:  £30 + VAT


Who Should Take This Course?

This course is suitable for anyone whose work requires them to enter a confined space, including employees, managers, supervisors and rescuers. The course is designed as an introduction to working safely in confined spaces and so no pre-requisite training is needed.

A confined space is any area which is substantially enclosed and where there are risks to health and safety from hazardous substances or hazardous conditions. If you, or your employees, are required to work under such conditions then regular training is recommended.

This e-learning course provides awareness education. Depending on your company risk assessment, further training may be required to complete the all-round skills and knowledge to carry this forward practically in your organisation.

Certification

​On successful completion of the course you will be able to download a quality assured certificate​. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

​This course is also approved by IIRSM, the ​International Institute of Risk & Safety Management, as providing quality and content-approved training.

​This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is ​1 year. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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Course Content

​Modules

​1. ​The Law

​2. ​Confined Space and the Dangers?

​3. ​Safe Procedures

​4. ​Communication, Emergencies and Paperwork

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Have knowledge of their legal responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act, Confined Spaces Regulations and other related legislation.
  • Understand how to carry out a risk assessment of work to be carried out in a confined space.
  • Be aware of the dangers of working in confined spaces and understand the importance of implementing appropriate control measures.
  • Understand the necessary emergency procedures for working in confined spaces.

Assessment

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked a set of​ multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 75%. ​You will have up to six attempts for passing the assessment. 


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