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Medium Risk Confined Spaces

How to work safely in medium risk confined spaces, in which there is a realistic expectation of encountering a specified risk, including possible introduction of a specified risk during work activity. It involves working as part of a team and requires use of access equipment, environmental monitoring and escape breathing apparatus. 

Also includes Medium Risk Top Man/Woman Non-Entrant.

CITB Approved Training Organisation. EU Skills Approved provider.

Key Facts

  • Duration - 2 days
  • Assessment - written and practical
  • Instructor/candidate ratio - 1:10 (plus a C&G assessor if required)
  • Award alignment – Medium Risk aligns with Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces Level 2 Award (6150-02 - Water & 6150-52 - Non-Water). Medium Risk Top Man/Woman Non-Entrant aligns with Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces (Top Man/Woman) (Non-Entrant) Level 2 Award (6150-06 - Water & 6150-56 - Non-Water).
  • Accreditation - MRS Training & Rescue certificate or City & Guilds 6150 qualification
  • Lifespan - 3 years
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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course delegates will be able to

  • Prepare to enter and work safely in medium risk confined spaces
  • Enter and exit confined spaces safely
  • Prepare and use escape breathing apparatus in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications
  • Use equipment and tools safely and in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions
  • Follow procedures and work safely
  • Deal with emergencies
  • Work with others
  • Use general knowledge for working in medium risk confined spaces and their environments

Additional Course Details

Mobile training unit

We’re not just able to bring the theory side of medium risk confined space training to your site; our towable mobile confined space training and assessment unit means that we can bring real-life confined space situations and settings to your own location. Our mobile training centre is designed to replicate realistic compact space situations, it’s for this reason that our specialist team recreate emergency situations to provide applicants with accurate practice opportunity.

To help reproduce accurate confined space conditions and to bring the training to life, our mobile units include rail racks, different areas of entry (including a 3.1 vertical entry), crawl ways (30m) and ladders. We’re also able to offer confined space assessments.

In addition to offering medium-risk confined space training courses, we’re also happy to offer competency assessments from our cost-effective mobile units – candidates will be rewarded with a City & Guilds approved certification, upon completion. This accreditation is valid for three years from the date of acquirement.

Please note; all of our training courses and assessments conform to all current legislation and the necessities of the confined space National Occupational Standards that are mentioned in the confined space guidelines.  

Take a look at our diverse range of health and safety courses if you require different training.

Very good course, staff were excellent, both trained staff and administrative staff during the booking stage of the course.  Would highly recommend...
PBB Contracts Ltd
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