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1 day confined space awareness training course

1 Day Confined Space Awareness

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From £162 + VAT

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What is the Confined Space Awareness Course?

This course that is designed to give you a basic understanding of confined spaces, their hazards and the precautions needed to work safely around them.

Who is the Confined Space Awareness Course for?

This course is designed and suitable for managers, supervisors and operatives whose role has some involvement with confined spaces. Where there may be a risk of emergency evacuation from confined spaces or some basic confined space knowledge would help in their job role for example, when completing risk assessments. This course will not qualify you to directly enter confined spaces.

Confined Space Awareness - Key Information

What will I learn on the Confined Space Awareness Course?

Your course is approved by CITB and will therefore cover the following objectives as standard:

  • Current legislation and codes of practice relating to confined spaces
  • How to identify hazards in and around confined spaces including gas detection
  • How PPE equipment is selected
  • Permits to work
  • Safe working procedures
  • Hygiene practices
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Accident and emergency evacuation procedures

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All of our courses are delivered with the same level of information and support, so you can choose the style of training that best suits your environment.

Our prices include:

  • Certificates

  • Exams

  • Course materials

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Confined Space Awareness

Confined Space Awareness Course Aims

This course aims to teach delegates:

  • The dangers and risks associated with confined spaces.
  • The procedures for entering a confined space safely and the equipment and systems required.
  • Emergency procedures, what to do and what not to do in an emergency.

Confined Space Awareness Course Content

  • The definitions of a confined space and what makes them different from other workspaces
  • Common types of confined spaces in different industries
  • Confined spaces regulations such as the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997
  • Associated legislation
  • Common hazards and how to avoid them
  • Controlling risks
  • Safety precautions
  • Hygiene procedures
  • PPE used when working in confined spaces

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The Confined Space Awareness course is approved by CITB, you will earn a certificate valid for 3 years. ID cards are available on request from the training school for a small charge and they will require a recent photo of the delegate.

City & Guilds

Our Confined Space Awareness course is not accredited by City & Guilds. We do however offer the following City & Guilds Confined Spaces courses:

Assessment and Certification

You will complete an assessment that will cover the content covered in the course.

This course is accredited by CITB and your certificate will be valid for 3 years.

Entry Requirements

You will need to be able to read and write English to complete this course.

Special considerations

CITB allow “reasonable adjustments” to support delegates on their approved courses. This includes assistance from an invigilator, however, adequate time must be given for arrangements to be made before the course starts. If you request support, details will be passed on confidentially to the trainer of the course to assess what arrangements can be made.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the questions we frequently get asked about our Confined Spaces training course.

How long will my confined space certificate take to arrive?

Certificates can take up to 8 weeks to arrive (although usually much sooner). If you need to get a copy of your certificate, we can send you an email to say that you have passed as soon as you have completed the course. This should satisfy employers and managers that you are competent to work in confined spaces until you receive your certificate.

What do I need to bring to my confined space course?

You only need to bring your PPE, the confined spaces equipment etc will be provided on the course.

What is your most popular confined spaces training course?

Our most popular confined spaces training course is the 1 Day Safe Entry and Escape BA training. This course is run at most of our training centres, to search for a course in your location use the search bar which will bring the closest location with dates and prices up for you.