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Working in Confined Spaces Skill Set

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During this two-day course participant’s will gain the skills and knowledge required to enter and work safely in confined spaces in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries. This course is appropriate for those working in operational roles undertaking work in confined spaces. There is a mixture of practical and theoretical activities using industry standard equipment.

Students will learn to:
  • Identify areas that constitute confined spaces
  • Comply with site and equipment safety requirements
  • Comply with the  entry and exit procedures, risks and regulations
  • Types of air contaminants and toxic gases
  • Identify the limitations of breathing apparatus
  • Identify equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • Comply with site isolation and site control responsibilities and authorities
  • Locate and understand safety data sheets (SDS) information and application
  • Use confined space and industry terminology
RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces

You will need to have the following PPE at a minimum when conducting the practical assessments:

  • Hi-Vis Long sleeve shirt
  • Long Pants
  • Steel Cap Boots
  • Hard Hat
  • Safety Glasses
  • Gloves

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. For full details see our Half price courses page.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills courses, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your training.


This is a targeted skill set related to the Skills Ready program, which is aimed at rebuilding our local businesses and communities with free and reduced-price training. Other skill sets can be found on our Skill sets and short courses (opens in a new tab) page.

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course is currently undergoing scheduling to meet community demand. Course dates, locations and study modes will be available shortly. Please check back soon, complete the course enquiry form below or contact our Client Services Team for more information.

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