UK Coverage
Rescue Technicians
Specialist Trainers
Years Experience

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at anyone working in confined spaces such as sewers, vessels, tanks and chambers, who need a foundation course in understanding safe confined space working. This course includes the use of a variety of safety equipment, personal protective equipment and respiratory protective equipment. The course can be tailored to meet your specific needs to ensure that you receive a bespoke training package. The course is not competence based, but does require delegates to show an understanding of safe working practices and emergency arrangements including the use of a variety of entry and safety equipment and use of respiratory protective equipment.


This course is designed to meet the requirements for working safely in confined spaces in line with the Confined Space Regulations 1997 along with other key legislation.

Learning Outcomes

To enable delegates to understand and effectively comply with the relevant legislation and regulations associated with confined space working. They will be trained to understand how to safely select, use, visually inspect and maintain confined space equipment including escape breathing apparatus, enter and work safely in confined spaces and act on an emergency ensuring that arrangements are in place. This will include:

  • Prepare to enter and work safely in confined spaces
  • Enter and exit confined spaces safely
  • Prepare and use respiratory protective equipment (escape breathing apparatus) in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications
  • Use equipment and tools safely and in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions
  • Follow procedures and work safely
  • Deal with emergencies
  • Use appropriate behaviour for working in confined spaces
  • Use appropriate industry knowledge for working in confined spaces
  • Apply relevant industry standards for working in confined spaces

Delivery Method

A combination of:

  • Classroom based activity
  • Syndicate working
  • Presentation
  • Demonstrations with practical application
  • Confined Space Workbook

Assessment and Certification

The course is assessed on attendance.


1 day (6 hours)


This course is eligible for CITB levy.

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