Management of Confined Spaces

Next Available Course: 18th July 2022

Duration: 2 Days

Validation: 3 Years

Awarding Body: National Occupational Standards

Price per delegate: £378 +VAT

Price per course (max 12): £3020 +VAT

Location: Either Training Centre, Fire Service Headquarters, Summergroves Way, Hessle, HU4 7BB or Humber Emergency Planning Centre, Humberside International Airport, Kirmington, DN39 6AB


The Management of Confined Spaces course is valid for 3 years and provides individuals with the skills and knowledge for managing work in a confined space environment and the ability to operate Safe Systems of Work under the Confined Space Regulations 1997.


Essential equipment for confined space working should include:

  • Breathing apparatus (space 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 low risk confined space environments

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

  • Meeting compliance - better insight into legislation and responsibilities that affect your organisation as well as help to make your organisation compliant

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

  • Hazard identification - have an understanding of the hazards associated with confined space environments

  • Rescue techniques - apply associated rescue techniques

  • 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 correct PPE in confined spaces

  • Using and testing confined space equipment under LOLER

  • Recognition of confined spaces

  • Hazardous atmospheres

  • Risk assessments

  • Safe systems of work for entry into confined spaces

  • Disease and personal hygiene associated with confined spaces

  • Emergency procedures

  • Course assessment and feedback

Send Booking Enquiry

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