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Confined Space Entry - 2 day

Nationally recognised units of competency
RIIWHS202E - Enter and work in confined spaces
MSMPER205 - Enter confined space
MSMPER200 - Work in accordance with an issued permit
MSMWHS217 - Gas test atmospheres
MSMWHS201 - Conduct hazard analysis
MSMPER300 - Issue work permits

Face to Face

Covers basic confined space entry skills, along with more advanced confined space training, including gas testing and the issuing of confined space entry permits. 100% face-to-face training.

Course Dates

Location (Regional VIC) Start Date Places Left

For group bookings please call us on 1300 990 810.

Course Details

Certification

Course Details

Course duration: 2 days (approximately 8 hours per day)

Up to 12 trainees per course

Price

Course Overview

General Overview

What is a Confined Space?

According to the Safe Work Australia Code of Practice, a “confined space” means an enclosed or partially enclosed space that:

  • is not designed or intended primarily to be occupied by a person; and
  • is, or is designed or intended to be, at normal atmospheric pressure while any person is in the space; and
  • is or is likely to be a risk to health and safety from:
    • an atmosphere that does not have a safe oxygen level, or
    • contaminants, including airborne gases, vapours and dusts, that may cause injury from fire or explosion, or
    • harmful concentrations of any airborne contaminants, or
    • engulfment.

Examples of confined spaces include (but are not limited to):

  • Storage tanks
  • Tank cars
  • Process vessels
  • Pressure vessels
  • Boilers
  • Silos and other tank-like compartments
  • Pits and degreasers
  • Pipes
  • Sewers
  • Sewer pump stations including wet and dry wells, shafts and ducts
  • Shipboard spaces entered through small hatchways or access points, cargo tanks, cellular double bottom tanks, duct keels, ballast or oil tanks and void spaces.

This course is recommended for

Course Outline

  • Identifying confined spaces
  • WHS legislation, Codes of Practice and Australian Standards relevant to confined spaces
  • Roles and responsibilities of management and employees
  • Hazard identification, risk assessments and hierarchy of controls
  • Issuance of confined space permits
  • Work site policy and procedures
  • Isolation procedures
  • Atmospheric monitoring and gas detection
  • Working at height and fall protection equipment
  • Safety and emergency procedures
  • Practical entry into a confined space
  • Identifying confined spaces
  • OHS legislation, Compliance Codes and Australian Standards relevant to confined spaces
  • Roles and responsibilities of management and employees
  • Hazard identification, risk assessments and hierarchy of controls
  • Issuance of confined space permits
  • Work site policy and procedures
  • Isolation procedures
  • Atmospheric monitoring and gas detection
  • Working at height and fall protection equipment
  • Safety and emergency procedures
  • Practical entry into a confined space

Currency of Training

Australian Standard AS2865 recommends refreshing confined space training every 12-24 months.

Course Inclusions

Each Trainee Must Provide

I did the two day course and was my first time doing confined space certificate. For the course, l had two different instructors and the information at hand was a lot to take in, but was made easier by the way the instructors conducted the course. I really thought the practical exercises were a great way of understanding everything learnt in the classroom. I would have no reservations in doing another course with you nor recommending others to undertake courses with you as l honestly enjoyed myself.

Alan W. - Melbourne, VIC

HCC Haulage Concrete
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Overall an excellent experience. From the organisation and professionalism shown by Courtney in the office, to the training given by Jay - who is by far the best trainer I’ve ever been taught by. Very cost-effective and time-efficient training. Congratulations on your organisation, Pinnacle!

Bede. - Melbourne, VIC

Hutchinson Civil

Training was excellent, the level of knowledge the trainer had about the subject was great. The practical component was very well done, it gave a real insight into how what you were learning would be used in the field. The smaller class size allowed the trainer to give each individual the time they required to gain a full understanding of the course. Having spent a substantial amount of years in the Construction/Maintenance field, it was very refreshing to participate in training that wasn’t run with the aim of simply ticking a box. The trainer showed a commitment to ensuring everyone in the class would be completely able to go out into the work site & apply what they were learning with a good grasp on the responsibilities that come along with performing the task. It was a well run course & it was an enjoyable to attend.

Sharlene G. - Sydney, NSW

CPB Contractors