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Confined Space Refresher



Duration
1 Day
 
Ratio of Trainers to Trainees
1:10
 
Pre- Requisite:
Existing Qualification in Confined Space (current within the last 3 years).

Introduction
 
The course has been structured to provide:
 
–  Refresher training for practical working skills for all persons who are required to enter     and work in confined spaces. Learners will learn a comprehensive understanding of        confined space permit systems, gas detection procedures, roles and responsibilities     of standby personnel and the safe use of personal protective equipment
 
–  Knowledge of legislative requirements when working in confined spaces.
 
Course Elements
 
Theory
 
–  Legislation
 
–  Confined space entry
 
–  Hazard analysis and risk assessment
 
–  Permit systems
 
–  Fire awareness
 
–  Atmospheric testing
 
–  Ventilation testing
 
–  First aid and resuscitation
 
–  Compressed air breathing apparatus
 
–  Safety equipment
 
–  Rescue from confined spaces.
 
Practical
 
–  Implementation and operation of confined space entry permit system
 
–  Calibrating and using gas detection equipment
 
–  Confined space entry
 
–  Use of confined space entry/rescue equipment
 
–  Basic confined space rescue scenarios
 
–  Confined space work positioning techniques.
 
Assessment Methods
 
There is a written theory assessment with multiple choice and short answer questions. Requires 100% pass mark for competency.
 
If a candidate gets a total score of less than 100% then the trainer will explore the learners’ knowledge of the topic. Where the candidate has a good knowledge of the topic the result may be amended.
 
Practical assessment requires the learners set up and sign entry permits, correctly use gas detection equipment prior and during entry.
 
Learners must perform confined space entries including work positioning techniques, as well as participation in a confined space rescue.
 
During the course of the training learners will be continually verbally assessed by the trainer to ensure they have the required understanding and competency required on specific topics and scenarios.
 
Training Outcome
 
All successful learners will receive a Statement of Attainment and a personalised ID card as proof of their qualification.
 
–  MSAPMPER205C Enter Confined Space
 
–  MSAPMPER200C Work in Accordance with an Issued Permit.
 
RTO ID 91173