HIGH RISK, RESCUE & RECOVERY FROM CONFINED SPACES
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This course is for anyone working in a high risk confined space and for those who need to act as a member of a rescue and recovery team in confined spaces.
The Level 2 award is for those who work in high risk confined spaces when a specified risk cannot be eliminated or controlled to an acceptable level, and when respiratory protection (breathing apparatus) is required. NC4 classification. The Level 3 award covers how to be a member of a team for rescue and recovery of casualties from confined spaces should an emergency arise and will include the use of breathing apparatus (RPE).
It is available as a City & Guilds Working in High Risk Confined Spaces Level 2 Award 6160-03 and a Level 3 Working as a Member of a Rescue and Recovery Team in Confined Spaces 6160-08 award, for an additional fee of £120.
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.
The course combines the Level 2 High Risk and Level 3 Rescue and Recovery awards into one week.
During this highly practical course, delegates will experience an environment containing one or more of the specified risks as identified in the Confined Space regulations.
The course covers entering and working safely in high risk confined spaces whilst wearing breathing apparatus. It includes risk assessments, action plans, permits to work, monitoring / entry equipment, and how to deal with and perform a rescue from an emergency situation should it arise. It also includes using specialist detection and resuscitation equipment.
By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
- Prepare to work safely in high risk confined spaces
- Enter and exit confined spaces safely
- Prepare and use self-contained open circuit breathing apparatus (to manufacturer’s specifications)
- Prepare and use escape breathing apparatus (to manufacturer’s specifications)
- Use tools and equipment safely (to manufacturer’s specifications)
- Follow procedures and safe systems of work
- Deal with emergencies
- Oversee safety checks of the entry and rescue team prior to works commencing
- Enter and exit confined spaces safely as part of a rescue and recovery team
- Use equipment and tools safely
- Follow procedures and work safely as a member of a rescue and recovery team
- Understand the principals of working as a part of a rescue and recovery team
- Understand standard protocols for working in rescue and recovery teams
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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.
This course aligns with the City & Guilds Working in High Risk Confined Spaces Level 2 Award 6160-03 and the Level 3 Working as a Member of a Rescue and Recovery Team in Confined Spaces 6160-08 award.
The training course will conclude with two written tests and two practical assessments. On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive either one MRS certificate or two City and Guilds 6160 Certificates (for an additional fee).
Certification lasts for 3 years.
There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course with an instructor to candidate ratio of 1:6.