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2 day course
Theory 400 minutes
Practical 230 minutes
Assessment 180 minutes

Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total

Book from £471

This Supervising work in confined spaces course is for supervisors of confined spaces. It includes planning and allocating activities for a team, pre-entry procedures, entry into and exit from the confined space, selection of personnel, maintaining communications, and initiating and controlling emergency procedures.

it is available as a City & Guilds Level 3 Award (6160-05) for an additional fee of £60.

This is a 2-day course and has a pre-requisite of either a Medium or High Risk Confined Space valid certificate, depending on what Confined Spaces the delegate will be supervising. If completing a City & Guilds course then delegates need a valid Medium or High Risk City & Guilds Certificate.

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 be able to supervise teams working in confined spaces.

Candidates will learn how to:

  • Implement procedures for teams working in confined spaces
  • Supervise the control of safe entry and exit to the confined space
  • Supervise the work team to ensure procedures are followed
  • Control emergency situations
  • Understand health and safety and environmental legislation
  • Understand standard protocols for work in confined spaces
  • Understand supervisory duties and responsibilities
  • Understand equipment checks and testing required

To view the timetable click here.

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 either 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 (6160-05).

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).

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.

Great course content, pitched at the right level. Knowledgeable instructors.
Risktec Solutions LTD TUV Rheinland  
I have worked in a training role for various companies in the industry in the North East for over 16 years and have used MRS to deliver our Confined Space training on a regular basis over the years. We consider them to be the silver service standard - the one others aspire to and feel that the training they provide is second to none.
Seymour (CPM) Ltd 
Easy to contact, knowledgable and come back to you very quickly.
Biomass Boiler Services
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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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