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Working in High Risk Confined Spaces

Next Available Course: Available on request

Duration: 3 Days

Validation: 3 Years

Awarding Body: National Occupational Standards

Price per delegate: £560 +VAT

Price per course (max 6): £2800 +VAT


The Working in High Risk Confined Spaces course is valid for 3 years and provides an understanding of the various dangers of working in a high risk confined space environment through both theoretical and practical learning. The comprehensive 3-Day course will upskill your employees and provide them with the skills and knowledge to work in high risk confined spaces, operate safe systems of work, be able to deliver a self-assisted rescue in a hazardous environment. We also deliver Low Risk and Medium Risk training courses.


  • Breathing apparatus (escape sets/airline/SCBA)

  • Entry and exit logs

  • Portable lighting (intrinsically safe/ATEX approved)

  • Communications (radios)

  • Multi-gas monitors

  • PPE (helmet, gloves, harness, RPE etc)

Learning Outcomes

  • Upskilled employees and contractors - better knowledge and confidence for working in high risk confined space environments

  • Better prepared - delegates will be able to identify high risk confined space entry points and respond in the event of an incident or emergency

  • Specialist knowledge - such as how to operate escape breathing apparatus and undertake self and assisted rescue plans

  • Rescue techniques - will be able to undertake self and assisted rescue techniques

  • Equipment use - understand how to operate a multi-gas detector

  • Able to apply safe systems of work - implement best practice procedures

  • Increased capabilities - qualified employees and contractors

  • Legislation - hold a better insight into legislation associated with confined space working


  • Current confined space legislation

  • Dangers associated with these areas

  • Use of multi-gas monitors

  • Human respiratory system

  • Permits to work

  • Methods of communication

  • Use of open circuit, self-contained breathing apparatus

  • Use of safety lines

  • Rescue and recovery of casualties

  • Recognition of confined spaces

  • Hazardous atmospheres

  • ATEX, intrinsically safe equipment

  • Risk assessments

  • Safe systems of work for entry into confined spaces

  • Hygiene associated with confined spaces

  • Use of self-contained escape breathing apparatus

  • Emergency procedures

  • Course assessment and feedback

Send Booking Enquiry

If you wish to send a booking enquiry or learn more about the Working in High Risk Confined Spaces Course, please contact us today on 01482 398521 or

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