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City & Guilds Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces

City & Guilds Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces

Course Overview

Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces provides the knowledge and skills to safety work in confined spaces with shallow entries, adequate ventilation and no likely risk of flooding. Medium risk confined spaces present a realistic possibility of encountering a specified risk during the work activity.

Delegates will gain practical experience of two methods of entering a confined space. Tasks will include staying on a lifeline to complete the task where retrieval equipment would be operated if they collapsed, and removal from a lifeline where a rescue team would be required.

The training is delivered as a combination of theoretical and practical elements with a focus on providing hands-on experience for delegates.


No Prerequisites Required

There are no prerequisites for City & Guilds Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces

Course Content

Delegates completing this training course will be able to;
- Conduct risk assessments of confined space hazards
- Prepare to enter and work safely in medium risk confined spaces
- Understand types of gaseous atmospheres
- Use gas monitoring equipment
- Follow self-rescue procedures
- Safely use harness tripod, man-riding winch, fall arrest, safety line and escape breathing apparatus in accordance with instructions

More information

  • Certification: A City & Guilds certificate will be issued upon successful completion.
  • Certificate validity (months): 36
  • Target audience: Personnel working in confined spaces classified as medium risk.
  • Revalidation: The course must be revalidated every 3 years.
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport.
  • Health prerequisites: Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement.

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