There are several different parts that make up this course, including:
- Learning the planning and preparation processes of working in confined spaces – this includes learning different terminology and the different types of spaces
- Understanding all of the different hazards and safety precautions involved, as well as different hazardous gases testing and identification
- Undertaking practical practice with the different equipment that will be used – including undertaking entry and exit procedures correctly, completing paperwork involved, etc.
- Finishing the job and ensuring work area has been cleared accordingly
Prerequisites: although there are no prior courses that need to be completed for entry, there is a level of English communication, verbal and non-verbal, that is required to undertake it, as well as basic numeracy skills. The applicant must also be over the age of 18 and may or may not have experience working in confined spaces previously.