MEDIUM RISK CONFINED SPACES
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This medium risk confined space training course is designed for anyone who works in a medium risk environment and includes preparing to work safely, entering, and exiting medium risk confined spaces safely, using equipment and tools safely, following procedures and dealing with emergencies. The course includes updated National Occupational Standards and Water UK National Classifications (NC’s). NC2 and NC3 classification. It is available as a City & Guilds 6160-09 Level 2 Award in Entrant and Entry Controller for Confined Spaces (Medium Risk) for an additional fee of £60.
The course certifies both entrant and entry controller. If anyone requires just entry controller only, the 3 day 6160-04 City and Guilds Control Entry and Arrangements for Confined Space course is available.
The medium risk course is taught in simulated confined space environments – such as an indoor tunnel – and covers; safe entry, emergency procedures and escapes using breathing apparatus.
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 a medium risk confined space. The course certifies entrant and entry controller/ top person.
A medium risk confined space is one where there is a realistic expectation of a specified risk. The course involves working as a team and requires candidates to use environmental monitoring, escape breathing apparatus and access equipment. NC2 and NC3 classification.
Candidates will learn how to:
- Prepare to work safely in medium risk confined spaces
- Enter and exit a confined space safely
- Use equipment and tools safely
- Follow working procedures and work safely
- Deal with emergencies
- Understand the principles of working in medium risk confined spaces
- Understand entry controller duties and responsibilities
- Understand standard protocols for working in medium risk confined spaces
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This course is taught by highly trained and experienced instructors. All of our trainers have real-life experience of working in hazardous environments – which allows them to understand the issues and working conditions candidates might face.
Many of our trainers are also real-life rescuers who attend emergencies across the UK and around the world.
Delegates need to pass a written test and a practical assessment to pass this course and receive certification. 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 2 Award (6160-09).
Certification lasts for 3 years. If you’re looking to renew your certification, you can opt to take one of our MRS Training & Rescue certificate refresher courses. If you require a City & Guilds certificate you must take the full course again.
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
- Practical training
- Written test assessment
1 trainer to 5 candidates (1:5)
- Practical assessment