LOW RISK CONFINED SPACES
Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total
This low risk confined space training course is for anyone working in a low-risk environment, such as meter pits, valve chambers and stairwells, and includes preparing to enter and work safely, entering and exiting confined spaces safely, using equipment and tools, following procedures, and dealing with emergencies. NC1 classification.
This course is taught at our training centres across the UK – and includes practical training which takes place in simulated confined spaces such as indoor tunnels. It is available as a City & Guilds Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces Level 2 Award (6160-01) for an additional fee of £60.
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 training course covers what you need to know to work safely in low risk confined spaces including how to enter and work safely, how to recognise an emergency has occurred and then how to deal with it. It also includes updated National Occupational Standards and Water UK National Classifications (NC’s). NC1 classification.
A low risk confined space is one where there is adequate natural or mechanical ventilation, where access appears simple and unobstructed, and where there is no likely risk of flooding. Examples of low risk confined spaces include pub cellars, valve chambers and stairwells.
Candidates will learn how to:
- Prepare to work safely in low risk confined spaces.
- Enter and exit low risk confined spaces safely
- Use equipment and tools safely
- Follow working procedures and work safely
- Deal with emergencies
- Understand the principles of working in low risk confined spaces
- Understand standard protocols for working in low risk confined spaces
To view the full course timetable click here.
This course is taught by highly experienced instructors. All of our trainers have worked in hazardous environments – so they understand the issues and working conditions a delegate may face at work.
The majority of our trainers are also real-life rescuers who have been part of emergency operations in the UK and around the world.
Delegates need to pass a written test and a practical assessment to pass this course and receive certification. Those who complete the course 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 Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces Level 2 Award (6160-01).
Certification lasts for 3 years.
Our courses have a maximum of 10 candidates per course. If you wish to train a larger group of employees, contact us to learn more about our bespoke training courses and on-site training units.
1 trainer to 10 candidates (1:10):
- Theory training
- Written test
1 trainer to 5 candidates (1:5)
- Practical training & assessment