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Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces - Revalidation

Next Available Course: Upon Request

Duration: 2 Days

Validation: 3 Years

Awarding Body: National Occupational Standards

Price per delegate: £378 +VAT

Price per course (max 6): £1980 +VAT


The Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces - Revalidation course is valid for 3 years and gives individuals a thorough understanding of the dangers of working in the renewable sector Medium Risk confined spaces. This course is a blend of theory and practical learning, working to National Occupational Standards and is designed to ensure personnel comply with the Confined Space Regulations 1997. Delegates will be able to operate Safe Systems of Work and carry out self and assisted rescue including use of Escape Breathing Apparatus in a hazardous environment.


  • 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 medium risk confined space environments

  • Better prepared - delegates will be able to identify medium 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 self-contained escape breathing apparatus

  • Rescue and recovery of casualties

  • 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 on/off-shore

  • Course assessment and feedback

Practical Exercises:

  • Self-evacuation

  • Usage of an escape set

  • Delegates assessing changing conditions

  • Casualty rescue

  • Taking gas monitor readings

  • Importance of communications

Send Booking Enquiry

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

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