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Enter and Work in Confined Spaces Course


Course Description

This program 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 the 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.

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

Course Outline

  • Legislation, terminology and definitions
  • Protective equipment (including breathing apparatus)
  • Atmospheric hazards and monitoring
  • Working safely with hazardous substances and chemicals
  • Hazard identification, risk assessment and implantation of control measures
  • Safe entry, access and vertical mobility
  • Emergency response and considerations for rescue and recovery

Mode of Delivery

This course will be delivered via face to face at one of our leading facilities or can be delivered as a blend of online and face-to-face.

For group bookings we can deliver this course at your location (click “Get a Quote” to find out more).


This course is scheduled for:

2 days of face-to-face learning and assessment


Online learning and assessment and 1 day of face-to-face practical demonstrations

Pre-Requisite and Entry Requirements

Students holding a previous certification for the units of competency and are seeking recognition must supply their credential at the time of enrolment.

Students must have language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) to interpret and apply relevant information to commence learning in this program. An LLN assessment may be conducted upon receipt of enrolment application to ensure each student has the appropriate level of skills required to undertake this course.


Students who successfully complete this course and demonstrate competence will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment under the Australian Qualifications Framework. The certification will be issued by Risk Response and Rescue (RTO 90774).


  • $550 per person for face-to-face courses
  • $495 per person for online courses
  • For group bookings please click “Get a Quote” to find out more or Contact Us.

Course Inclusions

All course materials, handouts and personal protective equipment will be provided.

Student Requirements

Students must wear appropriate clothing and footwear when attending face-to-face sessions.

Students require a laptop or computer and stable internet connection for online courses.

Refer to the Participant Information Handbook for information about our policies and procedures.

Additional Information

For more information on the dangers of confined space Read Here


*Learning and assessment hours will vary depending on your existing skills, underpinning knowledge and prior experience and your commitment to your learning and practical application of activities.