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CS10 – 2 Day Management of Confined Space Operations Course


Purpose of the course:

This course delivers 14 hours Accredited *CPD classroom and practical instruction and is aimed at supervisors and managers who are to be, or have been, appointed to control confined space activities in their area of responsibility.  This course follows the guidance given in the ACOP L101 and is not company specific.

On completion of the course delegates will have the requisite knowledge to be able to assess the risks of a potential confined space entry, check the competency of entrants and the quality of their equipment, implement and control all aspects of the confined space operations and ensure that a safe system of work is in place prior to issuing a permit for any confined space work to be carried out.

What will be covered on the course:

• Overview of the Confined Spaces and Associated Regulations
• “What is a confined space?”
• Hazards associated with confined spaces
• Defining confined spaces
• Problem atmospheres (gases and gas monitoring)
• Safe Systems of Work
• Work team roles and duties
• First Aid and medical considerations
• Typical confined space entry scenarios
• Typical confined space equipment and user checks
• Overview of user checks and assembly of Escape Breathing Apparatus (EBA)
• Practical entry exercise with gas monitor, harness, tripod and winch and EBA

Course summary:

• Course duration: Two days (9:00am – 5:00pm)
• Maximum instructor/delegate ratio: 1:8
• Delivery: Classroom based theory and practical training
• Assessment: Multiple choice test paper and scenario based assessment
• Certification: CPD Accredited Certificate of Training (valid for 3 years)

Additional Information:

• Delegates must have a good command of written and spoken English
• Delegates will require suitable PPE (footwear, gloves and clothing)
• Delegates must be medically and physically fit to work in confined spaces and carry out manual handling tasks (a self-certification questionnaire is to be completed on the course)

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