This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enter and work in confined spaces, and to test the working atmosphere, using electronic test apparatus, to find out if it is safe for the proposed work. It includes training in:
obtaining the required entry permit and instructions for performing work in confined spaces
interpreting and applying workplace procedures
applying tagging and lock out procedures
selecting, wearing, and caring for personal protective equipment
recognising and assessing conditions that require gas testing
selecting, preparing, and using gas testing equipment
applying testing regime
taking readings and interpreting, reporting/recording relevant data
applying known solutions to routine problems
entering the confined space
working in the confined space
using atmospheric monitoring devices during confined space activity
applying safe materials handling methods
exiting the confined space
removing tagging and lock out.
Duration and Delivery Mode
This course is delivered over 16 hours (2 days) in a real or fully simulated work environment. Due to the intensive nature of this training attendance for the full workshop times is required.
GSD Training Centre, 93 Massie Street Cooma NSW
To be eligible to enrol into this course students must be 14 years or older. Written parental consent is required for all students under the age of 18 years.
Students must have the right to study in Australia, and evidence of citizenship, residency status, or visa entitlements will be asked for at the time of enrolment. Global Skills Development is not a CRICOS registered RTO, so we are unfortunately unable to accept enrolments from people who are on a Student Visa (subclass 500).
To study any accredited course with Global Skills Development you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
At the time of enrolment students will be asked to complete a short online Language, Literacy, and Numeracy assessment to ensure they have the required skills to successfully participate in training and assessment and identify the need for additional support.
This course is assessed using a combination of practical skills demonstrations, verbal questioning, and written assessment tasks.
Certificate Renewal and Licensing
No licensing requirements apply to this course
What to bring
Flexible clothing which permits free movement
Lunch and snacks
$295.00 (includes administration fee)
Recognition of Prior Learning
Global Skills Development are happy to offer recognition of prior learning for people with relevant skills and experience.
To be eligible for recognition of prior learning candidates must be able to demonstrate that the meet all the unit requirements. For this course RPL assessment involves combinations of:
Workplace supervisor reports
Resume detailing prior work experience, with referee contact details
Practical demonstration of skills
Verbal and/or written questioning
All people who want to apply for recognition of prior learning should fill out an application for RPL. Once an application is received a Global Skills Assessor will contact you to discuss your application and determine an appropriate combination of assessment evidence based on your individual experience and circumstances.