Course Objectives

To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of confined spaces, the associated legislation, approved code of practice (ACOP), dangers associated with confined spaces and the ability to enter, work and leave them safely by horizontal and/or vertical entry. To be able to stabilise a casualty with appropriate first aid and administer medical oxygen in the absence of a First Aider.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Summarize the requirements of the relevant regulations for confined space and first aid
  • Identify a confined space and its reasonable foreseeable risks then select appropriate methods of risk control
  • Select appropriate safety equipment that may be used when entering a confined space and carry out appropriate pre-use checks
  • Conduct an entry into a confined space using escape and full working breathing apparatus
  • Record and report accidents and injuries in the workplace (RIDDOR) and maintain first aid kit Perform basic life support and first aid

Course Content

  • Confined Space Regulations 1997, associated legislation and ACOP
  • Methods of risk control Atmospheric monitoring
  • Health hazards and control
  • Safety equipment and pre-use checks
  • Escape and full working breathing apparatus
  • First Aid Regulations 1981
  • Airway management and oxygen therapy
  • The respiratory and circulatory systems
  • Wounds and the control of bleeding
  • Management of an unconscious casualty
  • The causes and treatment of shock, fractures and burns
  • CPR and oxygen resuscitation
  • Secondary assessment and the recovery position
  • Practical exercise(s) and assessment

Our comprehensive CITB accreditation applies to all of the training courses that we offer, ensuring that you receive vocational training of the utmost quality within the construction industry.

Who should attend?

This training programme is designed for Managers, Supervisors and Operatives who may who may be required to make an emergency evacuation from a confined space using escape breathing apparatus, enter into confined space with full working breathing apparatus to carry out a variety of work activities or carry out basic first aid.


3 Day

Confined Space with full B/A – Venue: Warwickshire

Any Date. 1 weeks notice at a minimum

Price= £445

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