IOSH Approved Confined Space Entry - 2 days


To provide delegates that may be exposed to working in a confined space the information and training that will enable Confined Space Entry to be carried out in a safe manner.

The course will identify the potential hazards of confined space access and egress and how to manage those hazards, through administration controls and practical exercises.

A “confined space means any place, including any chamber, tank, vat, silo, pit, trench, pipe, sewer, flue, well or other similar space in which, by virtue of its enclosed nature, there arises a foreseeable specified risk” (Confined Space Regulations 1997).


  • Legislation specific to confined space work
  • Management/Supervisory duties under the Regulation
  • Safe systems of work – Permits to work
  • Atmospheric testing, monitoring and deterioration
  • Properties of gases
  • Required Safety Equipment
  • Standby personnel roles and responsibilities
  • Using Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Emergency Rescue Awareness
  • Written assessment
  • Practical Assessment

Practical exercises using the ‘Restricted Access Trainer’ including the preparation and use of breathing apparatus (SCBA), winches and rescue equipment.

Practical exercises can be tailored to simulate the working environment of the delegates as long as this has been agreed prior to the course start.

Due to the nature of the course, delegates must be medically fit, and will be required to complete a written health and fitness statement prior to the course. And over the age 0f 18 to attand this course.

This course is approved by IOSH.

Course Duration

2 Days

To book this course call us on 01224 724008