This unit covers the entering and working in confined spaces in resources and infrastructure industries. It includes planning and preparing for entry of confined spaces; entry and working in confined spaces, exiting confined spaces and cleaning up.
These units also address the need for personnel who issue work permits to understand the permit system, know the limitations of each permit and make decisions regarding the need for and correct use of each permit. This competency unit includes the issue of any and all permits.
These units are also about testing the working atmosphere to determine if it is safe for the proposed work. Testing involves the use of electronic test apparatus.
The target group will be construction workers requiring training in safely working in confined space at work sites within:
People who supervise but do not necessary enter confined spaces need to be aware of the risks and equipment checks that need to be in place to adequately protect people under their control.
2 days (approximately 16 hours). Max of 8 Trainees per course.
Upon successful completion a Certificate and Wallet Card (upon request) will be issued for:
**There is no legislative requirement for refresher training for any units of competency from National Training Packages. It is suggested that refresher training for enter and work in confined spaces could be conducted every 3 years. This refresher training is at the discretion of the employer.
*Please note that ERT Fire & Rescue supplies all equipment necessary for you to undertake your training. ERT Fire & Rescue always recommend and encourage you to bring along your own equipment. Trainee’s must wear appropriate clothing that will get dirty and enclosed footwear is essential.
ERT Fire & Rescue can provide tailored on-site workplace training. Please contact our office on 0267 434 067 for a quote.
Training is conducted in partnership and under the auspices of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.