Confined Space Training Courses


Protect personnel Working at Height and below ground level with Heightsafe’s specialist Confined Space Training courses.

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  • Low Risk Confined Space Training

    Heightsafe’s specialist Low Risk Confined Space Training course is designed for personnel who require access to low risk confined spaces. Ideal for those who require an understanding of legislation, safe working practices and safety requirements for spaces up to 3 metres deep, accessible via a Fixed Access Ladder.

    Aims and Objectives of a Low Risk Confined Space Training Course

    • Current legislation
    • Definitions of confined spaces
    • Examples and categories of confined spaces
    • Communication and emergencies
    • Watchman duties
    • Safe systems of work
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • PPE maintenance and inspection
    • Risk Assessment and Method Statements
    • Vertical entry via Fixed Access Ladders
    • Practical use of a tripod/frame/davit winch
    • Gas detector usage

    Low Risk Confined Space Training Course Information

    • Duration: one day
    • Trainer to student ratio: 1 to 8
    • Certification: certification awarded upon completion
  • Medium Risk Confined Space Training

    Heightsafe’s specialist Medium Risk Confined Space Training course is designed for those personnel who require access to medium risk confined spaces. Ideal for those who require an understanding of the practical usage of breathing apparatus used in an escape scenario.

    Aims and Objectives of a Medium Risk Confined Space Training Course

    • Current legislation
    • Definitions of confined spaces
    • Examples and categories of confined spaces
    • Communication and emergencies
    • Watchman duties
    • Safe systems of work
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • PPE maintenance and inspection
    • Risk Assessment and Method Statements
    • Vertical entry via Fixed Access Ladders
    • Practical use of a tripod/frame/davit winch
    • Gas detector usage
    • Practical use of breathing apparatus

    Please note that personnel will be required to work detached and at a distance from Personal Fall Protection.

    Medium Risk Confined Space Training Course Information

    • Duration: two days
    • Trainer to student ratio: 1 to 6
    • Certification: certification awarded upon completion
  • High Risk Confined Space Training

    Heightsafe’s specialist High Risk Confined Space Training course is designed for those personnel who require access to high risk confined spaces. Ideal for those who require non-standard access to spaces with complex operations that introduce additional risk and require specific control measures and rescue arrangements.

    Aims and Objectives of a High Risk Confined Space Training Course

    • Current legislation
    • Definitions of confined spaces
    • Examples and categories of confined spaces
    • Communication and emergencies
    • Watchman duties
    • Safe systems of work
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Equipment maintenance and inspection
    • Risk Assessment and Method Statements
    • Vertical shaft entry and egress via Fixed Access Ladders
    • Access including detachment from Personal Fall Protection systems
    • Practical use of a tripod/frame/davit winch
    • Gas detector usage
    • Practical use of breathing apparatus, checks, selection and donning
    • Dangerous atmospheres
    • Zero visibility planning
    • Assessment

    High Risk Confined Space Training Course Information

    • Duration: three days
    • Trainer to student ratio: 1 to 6
    • Certification: certification awarded upon completion
  • Confined Space Rescue Training

    Heightsafe’s specialist Confined Space Rescue Training course concentrates on advanced rescue skills required to provide on-site cover for personnel working in confined spaces.

    Aims and Objectives of Confined Space Rescue Training Course

    • Current legislation
    • Dangerous atmosphere
    • Gas detection equipment
    • Vertical access and traverse techniques
    • Incident management
    • Immediate response risk assessment
    • Advanced emergency procedures and searches
    • Rigging of rescue hauling systems
    • Rescue stretchers
    • Practical exercises – FWBA / zero visibility

    Confined Space Rescue Training Course Information

    • Duration: three days
    • Trainer to student ratio: 1 to 6
    • Certification: certification awarded upon completion
  • Confined Space Rescue Refresher Training

    Heightsafe’s specialist Confined Space Rescue Training course concentrates on advanced rescue skills required to provide on-site cover for personnel working in confined spaces.

    Aims and Objectives of Confined Space Rescue Training Course

    • Current legislation
    • Definitions of confined spaces
    • Examples and categories of confined spaces
    • Communication and emergencies
    • Watchman duties
    • Safe systems of work, PPE and permits to work
    • Risk assessments and method statements
    • Equipment characteristics and limitations
    • Equipment maintenance and inspection requirements
    • Vertical shaft entry and egress via Fixed Access Ladders
    • Tripod and winch
    • Gas detector sampling techniques
    • Correct use of escape breathing apparatus

    Confined Space Rescue Training Course Information

    • Duration: one day
    • Trainer to student ratio: 1 to 6
    • Certification: certification awarded upon completion

Why Heightsafe?

The UK’s leading Work at Height product, service and training provider!

With over 50 years of combined industry experience and a decade of trading, you can focus on core business activity knowing that your personnel are trained to the highest of standards with regards to Work at Height activities. Available nationwide, our training specialists are highly skilled and experienced, holding all relevant certifications and receiving regular refresher training to guarantee clients with the best quality results.

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