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Working in Confined Spaces

IIRSM Approved

Working in Confined Spaces

 At the end of this course you’ll be able to demonstrate your understanding of the control measures to be followed when working in, or near to, confined spaces as detailed in a safe working procedure

This course will cover the legislation associates with working in confined spaces. What counts as a confined space, potential hazards, safe operating procedures, emergency procedures, and rescue.

Important note: This is an awareness course only, designed for people who need to be aware of the hazards and risks of confined space working but are not required to enter a confined space.

If you are required to perform any work activity in, or in the proximity of, a confined space then you will also need to have an ‘approved’ standard of practical training at the ‘appropriate’ level.

How it Works

Course Modules

Course

Module

Number

Module Name

Pass %

Required

Working in Confined

Spaces

1

The Law

70

Working in Confined

Spaces

2

Confined Space and the Dangers?

70

Working in Confined

Spaces

3

Safe Procedures

70

Working in Confined

Spaces

4

Communication, Emergencies and Paperwork

70

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

 

Duration: 25 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Who Should Take This Working in Confined Spaces Course?

Anyone who works at height in any place, including a place at or below ground level, is required to undertake training to prove that they are competent and safe in their work.

It is the employer’s duty to ensure that this training is provided: Regulation 5 of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 states that employers must ensure all employees engaged in any work at height activity must be competent to do so. This includes, but is not limited to, professions such as:

  • Gutter cleaning.
  • Solar panel installation.
  • Putting up displays.
  • Minor roof work.
  • Shelf stacking.
  • Window cleaning.
  • Unloading a vehicle.
  • Machine maintenance.
  • Excavations.

This online training course provides awareness of education. Depending on your company risk assessment, further training may be required to complete the all-round skills and knowledge to carry this forward practically in your organisation.

Certification

CPD Approved

 

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

Benefits of Online Training

  Approved by RoSPA

 Approved by the CPD Certification Service

Enrol and start today, so no need to wait

 Takes approximately 25 minutes to complete online

 Works on any device that can access the internet

 Has all the training materials that you need, so no hidden fees

 Includes the end of course test at no extra cost

 Allows free re-sits of the test if you do not pass the first time

 Enables you to download a certificate when you pass the test

 The fast, efficient, effective, and low-cost way to learn

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Have knowledge of their legal responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act, Confined Spaces Regulations and other related legislation.
  • Understand how to carry out a risk assessment of work to be carried out in a confined space.
  • Be aware of the dangers of working in confined spaces and understand the importance of implementing appropriate control measures.
  • Understand the necessary emergency procedures for working in confined spaces.

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