Entrant and Entry Controller for Confined Spaces (Medium Risk) - City and Guilds Level 2

Course Aims

This course aims to reflect the national occupational standard for controlling entry and arrangements at a confined space. It covers both water and non-water industry areas.

Who Is The Course Suitable For?

This course is aimed at anyone working or preparing to work in a medium risk environment or those working as entry controller/top person controlling entry and arrangements for medium risk confined spaces. It includes entry controller duties, pre-entry procedures, entry into and exit from a medium risk confined space, using equipment and tools safely, maintaining communications and initiating and controlling emergency procedures.

Price: 415.00
Duration: 2 days
Certification: City and Guilds - Level 2
Maximum candidates: 6

Course Objectives

At the end of the course delegates will have been trained in:

  • Confined Space Regulations 1997 & ACoPs
  • Identification of a confined space
  • Confined space classifications:
  • Water industry national classifications
  • National occupational standard
  • Risk assessment & workplace safety
  • Operation of a safe system of work
  • Standard protocols for work in medium risk confined spaces
  • Following and preparing a method statement
  • Use of permit to work control measures
  • Entry controller duties and responsibilities
  • Emergency planning
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Gas detection and ventilation
  • Hygiene and first aid
  • Escape sets and equipment checks and inspection
  • Traversing - simple vertical entry

 Assessment - Entry & Exit Procedures:

  • Practical observation - side entry and top entry no deeper than 3 metres
  • Undertaking dynamic risk assessments throughout the exercise to identify hazards
  • Responding to risks and hazards
  • Dealing promptly with emergencies

Assessment - Entry Controller:

  • Practical observation - controlling pre-entry procedures and entry into and out of a confined space
  • Monitoring equipment readings
  • Raising the alarm and handing over to rescue teams during emergency situations
  • Maintaining communications with team members who are in confined spaces

Available Dates:

We do not currently have scheduled dates for this course. If you would like to enquire about future dates please complete the enquiry form on this page or call 01357 440222. We will always try to meet our customers' needs and schedule courses to suit whenever we can.


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