SQA Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces

Course Aims

Provide training and practical assessment for those persons who need to implement and work to safe working procedures and permits for confined space entry.

Who Is The Course Suitable For?

This qualification is suitable for individuals requiring to raise their awareness of the risks of Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces and for those that are employed in the control and supervision of others who are working in confined space and need to develop safe systems of work including risk assessments and Permit to enter systems.

Price: 415.00
Duration: 2 days
Certification: Scottish Qualifications Authority
Maximum candidates: 6

Course Objectives

The Objectives of the qualification are

  • to benefit learners through developing their understanding of the hazards and risks associated with Confined Space entry work:
  • Prepare to enter and work safely in medium risk confined spaces
  • Enter and exit confined spaces safely
  • Prepare and use escape breathing apparatus in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications
  • Use equipment and tools safely and in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions
  • Follow procedures and work safely
  • Deal with emergencies
  • Work with others
  • Use general knowledge for working in medium risk confined spaces and their environments
  • Increase understanding of the purpose of Risk Assessments as part of a Safe system of Work
  • Achieve competence in the control measures for Confined Space work

Additional Information

Learners must be at least 18 years old to register for this qualification. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning SQA advise that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent standard.

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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