Working In confined Spaces


This course will cover the legislation associates with working in confined spaces. What counts as a confined space, the potential hazards, safe operating procedures, emergency procedures and rescue.


At the end of this course you’ll be able to demonstrate your understanding of the control measures to be followed when working in, or near to, confined spaces as detailed in a safe working procedure

Important note: This is an awareness course only, designed for people who need to be aware of the hazards and risks of confined space working but are not required to enter a confined space. If you are required to perform any work activity in, or in the proximity of, a confined space then you will also need to have an ‘approved’ standard of practical training at the ‘appropriate’ level.


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Recognise the key legislation and its application to working in a confined space
• Understand the dangers of working in a confined space and identify the hazards involved
• Define and state the safety procedures that can use to reduce the risk associated
• Have an awareness of the communication methods needed and the emergency procedures that would need to be followed
• Understand the importance of the paperwork involved to meet legal obligations


    Each module is rounded off with several multiple-choice questions, candidates are required to get 70% on these tests to pass the course. They have the opportunity to review all the answers at the end of each module before final submission and will be given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.


    • The Law
    • Confined Space and the Dangers?
    • Safe Procedures
    • Communication, Emergencies and Paperwork
    • Final Assessment

    CPD Units: 2

    Approved By IIRSMCPD & IOSH

    25+ Minutes*

    *The course duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions


    As you work through each of the modules listed above, you will be tested with multiple choice questions. This will determine if you have absorbed and retained the information you have learned.

    It is a requirement of the course to achieve an overall 70% score. You have three free attempts to complete the course.

    You will received a certificate after completion. This is a digital PDF only, example shown. 

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