Confined Space Entry with Escape & Full Working Breathing Apparatus

This confined space entry training course delivers the knowledge and skills necessary to enter and work safely in Medium-Risk confined spaces and deal with emergencies.

Practical elements of the course include ventilation, monitoring of atmosphere, access and egress using tripod, winch and fall arrest / recovery device, emergency escape & full working breathing apparatus and working as part of a team.

The full working breathing apparatus part of the course can be taken as a stand-alone, one day module by delegates who have an in-date 'Confined Space Entry with Escape Breathing Apparatus' training certificate.

Confined Space Entry with Escape & Full Working Breathing Apparatus
Aims & Objectives This confined space training course is specifically designed to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the dangers of a confined space and to enable delegates to enter, work and leave a confined space including a vertical shaft.
Suitability Managers, Supervisors, Engineers, Operatives
Duration 2 Days
Dates Call 0800 783 0757 for details
Numbers Maximum of 10 delegates per course
Lunch A snack lunch and refreshments are provided
  • Students should be physically fit
  • Current legislation 
  • Recognition of confined spaces 
  • Dangers associated with confined spaces 
  • Human respiratory system 
  • Appreciation of the different types of atmospheres 
  • Use of gas detection equipment in hazardous atmospheres 
  • Use of personal protection equipment, i.e. ropes, harnesses and man riding hoists 
  • Use of escape breathing apparatus 
  • Different types of full working breathing apparatus, and ancillary equipment 
  • Pre-entry checks on equipment 
  • Safe systems of work for entry into confined spaces 
  • Methods of communication 
  • Manning levels 
  • Emergency procedures and rescue techniques 
  • Practical use of escape sets and full working breathing apparatus 
  • Vertical entry and egress using a tripod and winch 
  • Diseases and personal hygiene associated with confined spaces 
  • Awareness of resuscitation equipment 
  • Awareness of the need for periodic examinations of equipment 
  • Student Assessment
Notes Comprehensive notes will be given to all Students who attend the course.
Certification On satisfactory completion of the course a certificate of competence will be issued that will be valid for three years.