Low Risk Confined Spaces Training Course

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Kentra can provide a Low Risk Confined Spaces training course, which can be registered by ourselves or with an awarding body if required.

We also deliver a Confined Space Awareness course for anyone with responsibility for controlling work in a Confined Space and Confined Spaces Medium risk training.

Ratio

Novice: 10 Candidates: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

Refresher and Test course: 10 Candidates: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

Aim
To have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in a confined space and their responsibilities as an operative.
To enable candidates to enter a confined space individually and as part of a team in a trained, competent manner for LOW RISK environments ONLY

Defining and managing Confined Spaces

Such areas include but are not limited to loft spaces, under-crofts and areas less tan 3 meters in depth with good and natural ventilation and unobstructed access and any other area of Low Risk activities.

To understand the hazards involved and the use of PPE and testing equipment. I.e. Gas Detection – Hazardous Atmospheres.
Diseases and hygiene
Working at Height – Harnesses, Tripod and Winch – To ensure that the delegates feel comfortable wearing the correct type of RPE in the classroom environment, to make them aware of the importance of a face-seal.
Manning Levels and Communication

Course Content
Safety awareness covering current Health & Safety legislation, equipment etc
What is a confined space?
Examples of a confined space?
Risk Assessment and Safe System of Work
PPE (personal protective equipment) and Equipment check
Set up Equipment
Physical Entry into a confined space
IDLH (immediately dangerous to life or health)
Entrant – responsibilities
Attendant – responsibilities
Entry Supervisor – responsibilities
Responsible Person
Rescue Team
On completion of the work, duties of the person in charge.

Course Requirements
A room for the theory session and a confined space safe area for the practical session.
We will need to carry out a confined space operation using your safety equipment, the types of Equipment we can use are

Gas Detector
Harness and Fall Arrest
Tripod and winch
Emergency escape set
Breathing Apparatus
Atmosphere Testing Equipment etc.

Delegates will be expected to provide their own PPE.

The Instructor is required to see the machine/equipment’s LOLER certificate (if applicable) before commencement of the course. (Tripod & Winch).

Certificate & Validation

The Confined Spaces Training course can be registered with different awarding bodies if required, or simply a Kentra card ~ as a registered training provider we can supply a plastic ID card as proof of training, suitable for the HSE and insurances.

If an awarding body validation is required we will need to notify them prior to the course, so please mention this when booking.
Candidates successfully completing this course will receive one of the following certifications:

Kentra validation and plastic ID card

NPORS N702 Low Risk Confined Spaces Training Course

Candidates with the old confined spaces category on their NPORS card will not be offered a renewal at the expiry date. A refresher course will be required to get the category back onto their NPORS card.

Confined Spaces Training Course

We also provide training for the Medium Risk Confined Spaces and a Manager / Supervisors Awareness course.

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