Participants who have completed this course will be able to

  • Describe the responsibilities of the confined space entrant, observer and supervisor

  • Describe the confined space rescue procedures

  • State the purpose of a confined space entry and the steps to be taken

  • Demonstrate the operation of gas detectors

  • Wear a harness correctly and carry out routine harness inspections

  • Complete Entry and Exit from confined spaces

  • Use Permit to Work in Confined Spaces

  • Work as a dedicated team

  • Show team leadership


Who should attend?

The training is designed to meet sectors of industry working in a confined space that do not require breathing apparatus (SCBA).  It will meet all standards for those who may be required to work in confined spaces and participate in the emergency procedures from within a confined space.  It is also designed for those who have not received any Confined Space training in the past



1 - 2 Days Depending on Clients Requirements 


Maximum Number of Candidates 

8 Per Trainer


Course Content


  • Confined Space Regulations 2001

  • Code of Practice for working in Confined Space

  • Setting the scene: Case histories

  • Confined spaces: Identification – Hazards (free flowing solids, engulfment)

  • Safe work practices: Entry permits – Safe procedures – Emergency Plan

  • Safety equipment: Harnesses, winches, fall arrestors – safety lighting – Personal Protective Equipment

  • Atmospheric testing: Unsafe atmospheres – definitions

  • Gas detection equipment


  • Harnesses, winches, fall arrestors

  • Practical exercise - rescue from confined space



National Safety Centre Certificate of Attendance



(Call Save) 1850 234 600

+353 18225963