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City & Guilds Confined Space Training: High Risk

September 17 at 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Member price – £460.00 + VAT
Non-member price – £495.00 + VAT

Duration – Days


What does the Confined Space: High Risk Training Cover?


  • Legislation and regulations
  • Confined spaces definition
  • Risk assessment and workplace safety within a high risk environment
  • Procedures for a high risk rescue and emergency planning
  • Control measures, method statement and permits
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Atmospheric hazard monitoring
  • Gas monitor requirements (such as checking for a safe oxygen level with an air monitor log)
  • Personal hygiene and first aid requirements
  • Top person duties
  • Harness inspecting and wearing
  • Breathing escape set use
  • Team practical using specialist equipment
  • Pre-use inspection and wearing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • How to take the readings correctly on BA (Breathing Air Cylinder)


Course Content

Low-Medium Risk Content

  • Identifying a confined space
  • Recognising foreseeable risks
  • Understanding the difference between an enclosed space and confined space
  • Confined space regulations and applying these to own work scenarios
  • Water UK Occasional Guidance notes that many companies follow within the industry
  • Identifying the difference between the national classifications 1, 2, 3 & 4
  • Confined space roles and responsibilities
  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Completing risk assessments and permits to work
  • Health and hygiene
  • Selecting equipment for appropriate confined space entry by identifying the level of risk
  • Completing risk assessments and permits to work
  • Health and hygiene
  • Selecting equipment for appropriate confined space entry by identifying the level of risk


High Risk Content

  • Identifying the differences between medium and high risk
  • Recognising the foreseeable risks and added dangers within a high risk confined space
  • Products and equipment that could change now the environment is deemed high risk
  • Why some products could create an additional hazard due to the change in environment
  • Applying the regulations to a high risk confined space
  • Communication requirements and selecting correct communication equipment
  • Understanding both the benefits and additional hazards of ventilation
  • Selecting a suitable worker
  • O.S.H.H.
  • Identifying different gases
  • Removing contamination safely and how not to take the contamination home
  • Rescue requirement for high risk confined spaces
  • Additional top person duties (e.g. control tally board)
  • Selecting the correct breathing apparatus depending on the job
  • Build and inspect specialist equipment, such as SCBA
  • Carry out a high/low pressure check to ensure kit is not subject to risks
  • Donning and doffing procedure
  • Team practical acting as top team and entrants, wearing SCBA
  • Inspecting equipment for damage or contamination after use
  • Close the confined space job by ensuring the area is safe before leaving sit


PPE Required to Attend the Training

  •  Safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Gloves
  • Overalls or work clothes
  • Knee pads (optional)


Important notice: Delegates must be clean shaven for day 2 of the course when using SCBA. Delegates who are not clean shaven will not be able to complete the course.



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September 17
8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
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South Yorkshire United Kingdom


Chamber Skills Solutions
01709 386200


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