Medium Risk Confined Space Training 6150-02

Recommended For

Persons who may need to enter a medium risk Confined Space and may require the use of breathing apparatus sets. Persons who will be required to monitor the gases in the atmosphere prior to entry. This course is also available for accreditation in conjunction with City & Guilds 6150 Confined Space qualification.

Course Objective

To provide the individual with the information on how to enter a medium risk Confined Space area safely. To understand gas monitoring systems and how to determine the readings. To be able to run the permit control system and to oversee all activities within the space and use the Quad pod and winch to gain entry and exit.

Course Content

Personal protective equipment required.
Use of personal protective equipment and fall arrest methods.
Identification of Confined Space with regard to risk category.
Legal requirements involved with Confined Spaces.
Use of gas monitoring equipment and atmospheric conditions.
The use of Breathing Apparatus Escape Sets.
Using the Quad pod for entry and exit from the space.
Types of rescue equipment available.
Safe systems of work within the Confined Space.

Skill Base

Correct harness fitting.
Correct use of all personal protective equipment.
Safe entry into Confined Spaces.
Fall arrest systems and safe anchorage points.
Use of gas monitoring and detection systems.
Use of Escape Breathing Apparatus sets.
Carry out a recovery of a casualty from within the space.
Use of Quad pod for rescue purposes.

Course Requirements

Candidates must be able to work in dark constricted areas safely and unaided.
Candidates must be able to identify, enter and withdraw from risk areas in accordance with the Confined Space Regulations 1997.

Medical Requirements

A Reax statement of medical fitness to be signed prior to the commencement of the course. A reasonable level of fitness will be required to complete the practical element of this course. All candidates should not suffer with claustrophobic issues.

Course Information

Valid for: 3 Years
Duration: 2 Day
Ratio: 1:6
Assessment: Practical & Written
City & Guilds: £38.30