Confined Space Awareness Training Course

Course Aim:

Our Confined Space Awareness course aims to give learners an understanding of the risks involved in working in confined spaces & how to reduce those risks.
Our 1 or  2 Day Courses provide the participant with the knowledge and skills to meet the requirements of confined space rescue including the wearing of Escape Breathing Apparatus, Full Breathing Apparatus and Airline Breathing Apparatus

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course the learners will be able to;

  • Describe the responsibility of the confined space entrant, observer & supervisor
  • Understand the confined space rescue procedure
  • State the reasons for a confined space entry permit & the steps to follow for obtaining one
  • Understand the operation of a gas detector

Course Programme:

DAY 1 - Low and Medium Risk Confined Spaces 

  • Confined spaces – Definition & Identifying hazards
  • Awareness of Hazardous Atmospheres, Access Equipment and Escape Sets. 
  • Safe work practices & procedures
  • Emergency planning – Rescue procedures
  • Gas detection equipment & Hygiene Control
  • Guide to Legislation & Regulations Acts 

DAY 2 - High Risk Confined Spaces 

  • Use of Full Working & Airline Breathing Apparatus
  • Respirator Rates & Working Duration of SCBA
  • Working Breathing Apparatus and Practial Applicant.
  • Additional Airline Breathing Apparatus- if requested. 

Training Methods:

  • A power-point presentation supplemented with videos
  • Interactive problem solving & case studies throughout
  • Personal issue of equipment & insructions
  • Exercise takes place in CFS Simulator.

Who Should Attend

  • Those whose work involves entry into confined spaces
  • Management responsible for devising safe systems of work

Additional Information:

  • Maximum of 10 learners
  • 1 Day & 2 Day Courses offered. 
  • Certificate of Competency will be given to all learners who successfully complete this course which is valid for 3 years. 

Contact us on 046 9012407 to speak to one of our team about group bookings, on-site or bespoke training requirements. 

Price on application. We can also offer group discounts.