Course Dates for 2017:


16, 17, 18


13, 14, 15


13, 14, 15


10, 11, 12


8, 9, 10


5, 6, 7


3, 4, 5

July /August

31, 1, 2


28, 29, 30


25, 26, 27


23, 24, 25


20, 21, 22


11, 12, 13



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Enter and Work in Confined Spaces (RIIWHS202D)

This covers all aspects of entering and working in confined spaces. Learners will be instructed in the safe entry, work and exit of confined space having regard to the legislative and operational requirements.

This course is suitable for persons entering, persons on stand-by and persons issuing permits, and includes the use of gas detection equipment, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus SCBA, Harnesses, Lowering devices etc. Confined space entry includes provide CPR (HLTAID001).

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3 Days (24 hours)
Course Elements:
  • Plan and prepare for entering and working in confined spaces
  • Enter and work in confined spaces
  • Exit confined space
  • Clean up
Learning Outcomes:


  • Apply legislative, organisation and site requirements and procedures
  • Apply operational, maintenance and basic diagnostic procedures
  • Apply materials handling methods
  • Use atmospheric monitoring devices
  • Interpret Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS)
  • Site and equipment safety requirements
  • Confined space entry and exit procedures, risks and regulations
  • Air contaminants and toxic gases
  • Breathing apparatus limitations
  • Equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • Site isolation and site control responsibilities and authorities
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Project quality requirements
  • Industry terminology
  • State and territory interpretations of a confined space
Entry Requirements:
All participants are required to be Medically Fit & Clean Shaven and to bring Safety Boots, Hard Hat, Overalls and gloves.
(Note: Participants are required to be clean shaven to enable a positive seal whilst wearing SCBA equipment as per AS/NZS 1715) Correct fit of a mask requires contact with smooth skin - this makes masks unsuitable for persons with beards or moustaches. Even a one day growth of a beard has been shown to allow nearly one per cent penetration of a full face-piece.
RPL is not offered for this course
Students who complete the Unit Of Competency may be eligible for entry into further study such as: Certificate III in Civil Construction