Working in Confined Spaces - Medium Risk


To provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to work safely within medium risk confined spaces.

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at anyone working in a medium risk environment and includes preparing to work safely, entering and exiting medium risk confined spaces safely, using equipment and tools safely, following procedures and dealing with emergencies.


  • The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 & Approved Code of Practice
  • Identification of a confined space
  • Confined space classifications  a. Water industry national classification a. National occupational standard 
  • Risk assessment and workplace safety
  • Operation of a safe system of work
  • Following and preparing a method statement
  • Use of permit to work control measures
  • Emergency planning
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Gas detection and ventilation
  • Hygiene and first aid
  • Escape sets and equipment
  • Traversing - simple vertical entry
  • Practical observation - side entry and top entry no deeper that 3 metres
  • Undertaking dynamic risk assessments throughout the exercise to identify hazards
  • Responding to risks and hazards
  • Dealing promptly with emergencies
  • Short answer question paper



Delegates successfully completing the course will be issued with a Certification by C&G after 28 days, which is valid for 3 years.

Additional Information

Further information on our training facilities, first aid provision, insurance etc are available upon request.