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Confined Space Training


This confined space training course is designed for persons who are required to enter and work in confined spaces but do not require competency in breathing apparatus or emergency response. The course provides participants with WH&S and legislative requirements and procedures to ensure the health, safety and welfare of persons required to work in confined spaces. This course involves an introduction to emergency response procedures and considerations for first aid and fire fighting in a confined space context. This course does not train or assess competency in breathing apparatus.


The aim of this program is to qualify participants to work safely In a confined space.


  • Online self paced theory + 1 day face to face

The program is aligned to meet the following units of competency:
  • RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces
  • MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres

    MSMSS00014 Confined Space Work Team Skill Set:

    • MSMWHS200 Work safely

    • MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit

    • MSMPER202 Observe permit work

    • MSMPER205 Enter confined space

    • * transitions from RIIWHS202D on 22nd September 2021. All persons enrolled and deemed competent beyond that date will be trained and assessed against RIIWHS202E. 

    • Legislation
    • Terminology and definitions
    • Risk assessment
    • Identifying hazards and risks
    • Implement hazards and risks
    • Implement control measures
    • Protective equipment
    • Safe entry requirements
    • Entry permits
    • Atmospheric testing
    • Emergency response including basic first aid and fire awareness


    This program has no formal prerequisites. However, participants should have sound English language skills sufficient to read and write so that evidence can be recorded into field notes.


    Assessment is conducted by Risk Response + Rescue using evidence of skills and knowledge obtained throughout the program.


    A Statement of Attainment listing individual units of competency will be issued to participants upon successful completion.


    10 participants


    • Practical and Theory Training Areas
    • Personal and group equipment
    • Relevant Workplace Health and Safety Regulations
    • AS ISO 31000:2018 Risk Management
    • AS 2865:2009 Confined Spaces
    • Other enterprise specific legislation, standards and codes

    Each participant will receive a learner resource kit.

      NOTE: Additional programs up to and including Confined Space Rescue are also available.

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