Who is this course for?

This unit is for those working in a high risk environment and includes preparing to work safely, entering and exiting high risk confined spaces safely, using equipment and tools safely, following procedures and dealing with emergencies.

Aims and Objectives 

The aim of this unit is to reflect the national occupational standard for a high risk related confined space environment.

This unit covers both water and non-water industry areas:

Water: this may include working with potable water, sewage treatment processes, drain and sewer cleaning operations or where the operative is working in or near water or where a confined space is subject to surface water flooding

Non-water: this may include pharmaceutical, petrochemical, asbestos removal, vehicle manufacture and servicing, aeronautical, construction, communications, power, utilities, gas, electrical and mechanical engineering, and some elements of work operations in mines, quarries and tunnelling.

Learning Outcomes/Course Content

  • Prepare to work safely in high risk confined spaces
  • Enter and exit high risk confined spaces safely
  • Use equipment and tools safely
  • Follow working procedures and work safely
  • Deal with emergencies
  • Understand the principles of working in high risk confined spaces
  • Understand standard protocols for working in high risk confined spaces

Delivery Method/Assessment with Certification

Theory & Practical Assessment


3 days (24 hours)

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To book an individual onto this course at our Training Academy in Poling, West Sussex - choose from one of the currently scheduled dates below.

NEW 6160-03 City & Guilds High Risk Confined Space
25 August 2021 27 August 2021 £515 +vat pp and C&G Registration Fee BOOK NOW
20 September 2021 22 September 2021 £515 +vat pp and C&G Registration Fee BOOK NOW
25 October 2021 27 October 2021 £515 +vat pp and C&G Registration Fee BOOK NOW
22 November 2021 24 November 2021 £515 +vat pp and C&G Registration Fee BOOK NOW
13 December 2021 15 December 2021 £515 +vat pp and C&G Registration Fee BOOK NOW
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