Confined Space – Entry & Awareness


The aim of the course is to teach delegates the correct and safe methods of Confined Space Entry. The course is theory based only.

A basic understanding of health and safety.

Course Duration
1 day.

Maximum Number
8 persons.

Training Aids
Lecture notes and audio/visual presentation.

Written assessment.

On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA certificate.

Additional Information
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At the end of the training course, delegates will have:

  • An appreciation of the Confined Space Regulation 1997 and supporting ACOP L101
  • A greater understanding of both employer and employee responsibilities
  • An understanding of how to apply their new learning into their future work activities, via the personal risk assessment approach. Therefore significantly reducing potential injury to themselves and others.
  • Familiarisation with Europod “A” frame and winch.


  • The Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Management of Health, Safety and Welfare Regulations
  • Confined Space Regulations
  • The definition of confined spaces and range of hazards
  • Hazards of the space and of the work
  • Need for Risk Assessment
  • What to consider in risk assessments
  • Precautions and derivation of safe system of work
  • Permit to Work procedure
  • Method statements
  • Hazardous atmospheres
  • Monitoring of gases
  • Work equipment safety
  • Emergencies and planning
  • Rescue equipment
  • Escape equipment
  • Communication
  • Standby man duties
  • Need for first aid and resuscitation training
  • Theoretical appreciation of both confined spaces and use of tripod and harness
  • Review and discussion
  • End of course assessment
  • Conclusion