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Confined Space Permit Issuer

Nationally recognised units of competency
MSMWHS217, MSMWHS201, MSMPER300
Nationally recognised units of competency
MSMWHS201, MSMPER300

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More advanced training for existing confined space operators in the areas of gas testing, permit issuing and risk assessments.

More advanced training for existing confined space operators in the areas of permit issuing and risk assessments.

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Brisbane - Murarrie (Borthwick Ave) Tue, Dec 12, 2023 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Borthwick Ave) Tue, Dec 19, 2023 (7:30am)
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Gold Coast - Helensvale Wed, Dec 20, 2023 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Borthwick Ave) Wed, Jan 03, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Borthwick Ave) Tue, Jan 09, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Borthwick Ave) Thu, Jan 11, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Tue, Jan 16, 2024 (7:30am)
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Gold Coast - Helensvale Wed, Jan 17, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Tue, Jan 23, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Tue, Jan 30, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Fri, Feb 02, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Tue, Feb 06, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Tue, Feb 13, 2024 (7:30am)
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Gold Coast - Helensvale Wed, Feb 14, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Fri, Feb 16, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Tue, Feb 20, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Tue, Feb 27, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Fri, Mar 01, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Tue, Mar 05, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Tue, Mar 12, 2024 (7:30am)
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Gold Coast - Helensvale Wed, Mar 13, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Fri, Mar 15, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Tue, Mar 19, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Tue, Mar 26, 2024 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie (Smallwood Pl) Thu, Mar 28, 2024 (7:30am)
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Course Details

Certification

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Pinnacle Safety and Training (RTO 40496).

National units of competency

  • MSMWHS217 - Gas test atmospheres
  • MSMWHS201 - Conduct hazard analysis
  • MSMPER300 - Issue work permits

Course Duration

1 day (allow a minimum of 8 hours)

Price

Course Overview

This is generally conducted as the second day of our ‘Confined Space Entry - 2 day’ course. It covers advanced confined space concepts and skills relating to roles and responsibilities of the team, hazards analayis, gas testing and issuing permits.

This course is for those who:

  • want a greater depth of knowledge of working in confined spaces
  • require a ‘gas test atmospheres’ certification in order to be able to operate a gas detector
  • may be required to issue confined space work permits
  • supervise other workers during confined space operations

To complete this course, we require that participants have a solid working experience in confined spaces and hold a confined space entry certification attained within the last two years, such as:

  • RIIWHS202E - Enter and work in confined spaces (or equivalent), OR
  • MSMPER205 - Enter confined space (or equivalent)

These qualifications can be attained on day 1 of our 2 day course. If you do not hold one of these certifications, you will be ineligible to attend and should instead complete the full 2 day course.

General Overview

This nationally recognised training course is designed for people who work in or around confined spaces. The course can be tailored to suit your company’s specific training requirements focusing on the safety procedures and practical scenarios relevant to your particular confined space operations. While there is a standard set of learning outcomes for the course, we understand that the context and environment in which the learning is applied is varied. It is designed to teach participants how to:

  • Identify and control confined space hazards
  • Review and assess a range of confined space permit applications
  • Issue entry permits for confined space operations
  • Undertake gas testing procedures and interpret readings
  • Monitor compliance with issued confined space permits
  • Address and report non-compliances with permit conditions

Trainees who need to be able to operate breathing apparatus, please see our Operate Breathing Apparatus course.

Trainees who need to be able to undertake confined space rescue, please see our Confined Space Rescue course.

Currency

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

Course Outline

  • Identifying confined spaces
  • WHS legislation, Codes of Practice and Australia Standards relevant to confined spaces
  • Roles and responsibilities of management and employees
  • Workplace policy and procedures
  • Hazard identification, risk assessments, and hierarchy of hazard controls
  • Reviewing and assessing permit applications
  • Issuing confined space entry permits
  • Isolation procedures
  • Atmospheric monitoring and gas detection
  • Safety and emergency procedures
  • Practical entry into a confined space

Course Inclusions

  • Training conducted by an experienced confined space specialist with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Australian Standards for working in confined spaces
  • Practical hands-on training
  • Recommendations and advice for specialised PPE and equipment for a particular workplace
  • Advice on risk control methods for the type of work to be undertaken.
  • This course can be conducted on-site or at one of our training facilities located in Brisbane, Gladstone, Sydney, Melbourne or Perth.

Mandatory Participant Requirements

​Participants must:

  • Have either:
    • completed Confined Space 1 day training with Pinnacle Safety and Training within the last two years, OR
    • have attained equivalent confined space entry certifications within the last two years
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Wear suitable attire (including long pants and closed-in shoes)
  • Provide own lunch and transport

In addition, participants must:

  • Have a sufficient level of reading, writing and numeracy and oral communication to undertake this training, including the ability to:
    • read and interpret documentation relevant to the confined space entry permits
    • write clearly in English to complete workplace forms
    • speak clearly and understand verbal communication in English
    • understand gas concentration measurements and interpret gas testing results
    • explain and respond to a range of workplace scenarios

Entry requirements:

We supply all equipment necessary for you to undertake this training, however we actively encourage you to bring along your own equipment.

I would just like to say a thank you for all your positive feedback and advice on my submissions while completing this Diploma course. I can honestly say that I have enjoyed the whole process at Pinnacle and the way the course is set up, it actually makes the learner feel like they are a part of a real workplace i.e. the “ABC Corp”. Every scenario has been realistic with challenging but very relevant assignments. All in all I would not hesitate to recommend Pinnacle to anybody who wants to complete WHS qualifications.

Alistair W. - Warrnambool, VIC

Online Course Participant Diploma in Work Health and Safety