Confined Spaces Training

Confined Spaces Training encompasses a variety of skill sets required when working within and around confined spaces on a worksite or project.

A list of the Confined Spaces courses that Site Skills Training offers are outlined below.

Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

This course is based on the national unit of competency – RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces. It’s appropriate for those working in operational roles undertaking work in confined spaces. The purpose of this training is to substantially reduce the risk of a confined space incident at your workplace, and to ensure that your workplace has adequate confined space safety procedures in place.

Confined Spaces and Work at Heights Training Package

Confined Spaces Training

Enter and Work in Confined Spaces (RII) aims to give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and competently enter and work in confined spaces. Training and assessment is compliant with AS2865 including but not limited to:

  • Applicable legislations and company confined space procedures
  • Definitions and types of confined spaces
  • Hazard identification and risk management procedures
  • Hazardous atmospheres including gas monitoring techniques
  • Isolation, purging, ventilation; permits and authority
  • Roles and responsibilities of team including standby
  • Rescue equipment and procedures
  • Industry case studies

Work at Heights Training

This course is aimed at providing candidates with the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake work at heights safely and competently, covering selection, inspection and safe use of equipment; risk management; and requirements of relevant Australian Standards, company procedures and legislation. The course practically applies these and other safe work practices.

Confined Spaces, Permit to Work and Gas Test Atmospheres Training Package

RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

Confined Space Training aims to give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and competently enter and work in confined spaces. Training and assessment is compliant with AS2865 including but not limited to:

  • Applicable legislations and company confined space procedures
  • Definitions and types of confined spaces
  • Hazard identification and risk management procedures
  • Hazardous atmospheres including gas monitoring techniques
  • Isolation, purging, ventilation; permits and authority
  • Roles and responsibilities of team including standby
  • Rescue equipment and procedures
  • Industry case studies

MSAPMPER200C Work in accordance with an issued permit This unit aims to ensure that people working under a permit to work understand the system, know the limitations of the permit under which they are working and comply with all the requirements of the permit. The people to whom this unit applies may be called 'permit recipients' or 'permit holders' by some organisations. Some organisations call 'permits' 'clearances'

MSAPMOHS217A Gas test atmospheres In a typical scenario an individual may be required to carry out gas testing of an atmosphere prior to entering a specific area or workspace. The competency requires the person to interpret readings and take actions based on the interpretation.

Confined Spaces and Gas Test Atmospheres Training Package

Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

Enter and Work in Confined Spaces aims to give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and competently enter and work in confined spaces. Training and assessment is compliant with AS2865 including but not limited to:

  • Applicable legislations and company confined space procedures
  • Definitions and types of confined spaces
  • Hazard identification and risk management procedures
  • Hazardous atmospheres including gas monitoring techniques
  • Isolation, purging, ventilation; permits and authority
  • Roles and responsibilities of team including standby
  • Rescue equipment and procedures
  • Industry case studies

Gas Test Atmospheres

Employing the correct detection and monitoring techniques of potentially hazardous gases is a crucial aspect of entering and working in confined spaces or other applicable environments.

This course aims to give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake testing and sampling of hazardous environments, including:

  • types and selection of gas detectors,
  • sampling regimes and techniques,
  • inspections and maintenance,
  • calibration and bump tests,
  • risk management when sampling,
  • gas types,
  • characteristics and toxicity,
  • lower and upper explosive limits,
  • permits,
  • company gas testing procedures and applicable legislation.

Issue Work Permits

This course addresses the need for personnel who issue work permits to understand the permit system, know the limitations of each permit and make decisions regarding the need for and correct use of each permit. It covers the issuance of any and all permits. It applies to the issuing of permits covering a single plant or plant area such as might be an operators scope of responsibility.

Confined Spaces and Operate Breathing Apparatus Training Package

Confined Space Training

Confined Spaces Training aims to give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and competently enter and work in confined spaces. Training and assessment is compliant with AS2865 including but not limited to:

  • Applicable legislations and company confined space procedures
  • Definitions and types of confined spaces
  • Hazard identification and risk management procedures
  • Hazardous atmospheres including gas monitoring techniques
  • Isolation, purging, ventilation; permits and authority
  • Roles and responsibilities of team including standby
  • Rescue equipment and procedures
  • Industry case studies
Operate Breathing Apparatus Training

This program aims to provide candidates with the necessary skills to safely wear Breathing Apparatus in a hazardous or toxic environment. The course covers the following:

  • Equipment and pre-donning inspections
  • Correct donning of breathing apparatus
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • Move and search in a reduced visibility environment - smoke, dust, darkness
  • Communication procedures and the use of control tally boards
  • Use of Breathing Apparatus in emergencies and/or first response situations
  • Cleaning, maintenance and storage of Breathing Apparatus

Confined Spaces Training

Confined Spaces Training aims to give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and competently enter and work in confined spaces. Training and assessment is compliant with AS2865 including but not limited to:

  • Applicable legislations and company confined space procedures
  • Definitions and types of confined spaces
  • Hazard identification and risk management procedures
  • Hazardous atmospheres including gas monitoring techniques
  • Isolation, purging, ventilation; permits and authority
  • Roles and responsibilities of team including standby
  • Rescue equipment and procedures
  • Industry case studies

Gas Test Atmosphere Training

Employing the correct detection and monitoring techniques of potentially hazardous gases is a crucial aspect of entering and working in confined spaces or other applicable environments. This course aims to give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake testing and sampling of hazardous environments, including: types and selection of gas detectors; sampling regimes and techniques; inspections and maintenance; calibration and bump tests; risk management when sampling; gas types, characteristics and toxicity; lower and upper explosive limits; permits; company gas testing procedures and applicable legislation.

Operate Breathing Apparatus Training

This program aims to provide candidates with the necessary skills to safely wear Breathing Apparatus in a hazardous or toxic environment. The course covers the following:

  • Equipment and pre-donning inspections
  • Correct donning of breathing apparatus
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • Move and search in a reduced visibility environment - smoke, dust, darkness
  • Communication procedures and the use of control tally boards
  • Use of Breathing Apparatus in emergencies and/or first response situations
  • Cleaning, maintenance and storage of Breathing Apparatus

Work in Accordance with an Issued Permit Training

This unit aims to ensure that people working under a permit to work understand the system, know the limitations of the permit under which they are working and comply with all the requirements of the permit. The people to whom this unit applies may be called 'permit recipients' or 'permit holders' by some organisations. Some organisations call 'permits' 'clearances'