UK Coverage
Rescue Technicians
Specialist Trainers
Years Experience

Who is this course for?

This unit is for those who work in a medium risk environment and includes preparing to work safely, entering and exiting medium risk confined spaces safely, using equipment and tools safely, following procedures and dealing with emergencies.

NB: This course will not qualified you to perform Top Person duties as previously under the 6150 suite.  Please see 6160-04 City & Guilds Award in Control Entry and Arrangements for Confined Spaces as this is the new City & Guilds qualification for the Top Person duties.  

Aims and Objectives

The aim of this unit is to reflect the national occupational standard for a medium risk related confined space environment.

This unit covers both water and non-water industry areas:

Water: this may include working with potable water, sewage treatment processes, drain and sewer cleaning operations or where the operative is working in or near water or where a confined space is subject to surface water flooding.

Non-water: this may include pharmaceutical, petrochemical, asbestos removal, vehicle manufacture and servicing, aeronautical, construction, communications, power, utilities, gas, electrical and mechanical engineering and some elements of work operations in mines, quarries and tunnelling.

Delivery Method/Assessment with Certification

Theory & Practical Assessment


2 days (16 hours)


This course is eligible for CITB levy.


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