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1 day course

Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total

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This one day Direct Emergency Rescue & Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces training course is for anyone who directs the activities of a team for rescue or recovery in confined spaces. This may include rescue team leader, coordinator, entry controller/top person or supervisor in relation to rescue and recovery of casualties, planning and preparing for emergency operations, mobilising rescue teams, directing and monitoring rescue activities, reporting and securing sites after incidents or emergencies.

It is available as a City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Direct Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces (6160-07) for an additional fee of £60.

Delegates attending this course must hold valid High Risk and Rescue & Recovery certificates (which must be City & Guilds if they wish to do the City & Guilds accreditation).

Due to the nature of the training course and the emphasis placed on communication, there is only a provision for the assessments to be undertaken in English. Therefore, candidates for this type of training must be able to understand and speak the English language. 

This Level 3 Direct Emergency Rescue & Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces course is taught via demonstrations, lectures and practical learning. 

Topics covered on this course include:

  • Plan and prepare emergency operations for rescue teams
  • Mobilise a rescue team and direct entry and exit to the confined space
  • Monitor a rescue team to ensure procedures are followed
  • Understand the principles of working as rescue team leader
  • Understand rescue team leader duties and responsibilities

This course is taught by highly experienced instructors. All our trainers have worked in hazardous environments – so they understand the issues and working conditions a delegate may face at work.

Many of our trainers are also real-life rescuers who have been part of emergency operations in the UK and around the world.

Candidates can choose to receive an MRS Training & Rescue certificate or for an additional fee, a City & Guilds certificate.

The MRS Training & Rescue certification aligns with the City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Direct Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces (6160-07).

The training course will conclude with a written test and a practical assessment. On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive either an MRS or a City and Guilds 6160 Certificate.

Certification lasts for 3 years. 


If you book this course online, you can pay for the course by debit or credit card.

If you wish to pay via an invoice, please enquire about the course and our team will contact you to complete the booking.

Courses start at 8.45am and finish at about 3.30pm


Yes – all candidates are required to bring the following for practical exercises: • Hard hat • Overalls • Safety footwear • Gloves

Course materials, refreshments and a light lunch are provided.

MRS certificates are emailed within a week of the course being completed. City & Guilds certificates are emailed as soon as we receive them (usually within 2 weeks).

Yes - Those who wish to attend this course must have completed both the High Risk and Rescue & Recovery certificates (which must be City & Guilds if they wish to do the City & Guilds accreditation).

Joining instructions are sent by email – which are usually received on the same day but always within 48 hours of booking.

Yes - subject to our terms and conditions.

Yes, free parking is available at all our UK training centres for course candidates.

As always, professional instructors and excellent course content. why would you go anywhere else for confined space training.
FCC Environment
We have used MRS for over 7 years as our go to training provider for Confined Space training as the quality of training has always been to the highest standard.
GMEC Solutions Limited
Any bookings we request always dealt with promptly whichever branch of MRS we use, prompt certification.  Definitely a "go to" provider.
C R Civil Engineering
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The Benefits

  • We are a leading authority in confined space and at height technical rescue and we never rest in our goal to keep people safe.

  • We practice what we preach – our trainers are also operational rescue team members – so have real life stories to make the theory come alive.

  • We deliver best-in-class training so that anyone attending courses leaves capable of applying the knowledge to real-life situations.

  • Most of our courses are highly practical and feedback from delegates is excellent.

  • Nationwide service from our eight Training and Rescue Centres across the UK.

  • Are employed by us and trained to our own exacting standards.

  • Have real-life experience of working in high-risk environments and often share these with candidates.

  • Understand recognised learning styles and quickly adapt their delivery based on the needs of those being trained.

  • Ensure delegates are engaged by punctuating training with tests, quizzes and practical sessions.

  • Where possible, include information specific to delegates’ working practices so they leave ready to apply the learning in their day-to day roles.

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