Awareness On Confined Space Entry (MCS-TR-HSE-08)


Target Group
This programme is designed to those persons required to access confined spaces.

 ITEMS TO BRING: All delegates must bring Photographic I.D. and PASSPORT only (original
or copy)
 HEALTH: All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course

Training Objectives
  • The aim and objectives of the Confined Space Awareness / Entry training programme is to
    ensure that personnel preparing to enter Confined Space are aware of the essential legislation
    / best working practices and safety requirements for Confined Spaces.
  • Accessible by a single fixed ladder with no obstruction and with no realistic expectation of
    encountering a specified risk whilst working within the space.

Course Duration – 1 Day

Course Content Examination and Certification

Delegates will receive theoretical and practical knowledge in the following areas

- Confined space legislation/best working practices
- Definitions & recognition of confined space.
- Confined space examples & categories
- Communications/emergency actions
- Watchman duties
- Safe system of work/PPE/permit to work
- Risk assessment/method statement
- Equipment characteristics and limitations
- Equipment maintenance and inspection requirements
- Vertical shaft entry and egress (using ladders)
- Safe operation of tripod / davit and winch
- Importance of gas detectors

  • Approved certification for `Confined Space Awareness' will be issued on successful completion of the training programme. The validity of the certificate is two years.