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 to the ability to enter, work and leave them safely by horizontal and/or vertical entry.

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

  • Summarise the requirements of the Confined Space legislation and the associated ACOP
  • Identify a confined space and its reasonable foreseeable specified risks
  • 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 breathing apparatus and
  • appropriate ancillary safety equipment, in a safe and efficient manner

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 breathing apparatus
  • Practical exercise and assessment

Who should attend?

This programme is designed for Managers, Supervisors and Operatives who will have to enter a confined space for work and may be required to make an emergency evacuation from a confined space using escape breathing apparatus

Training Methods

To include practical exercises and group participation in the classroom.

All ACT training courses are CITB accredited to guarantee you gain the very highest quality of construction industry tuition.


1 – 2 Day

Confined Spaces with B/A – Venue: Warwickshire

Any Date. 1 weeks notice at a minimum.
Price £395

Call 01295 770789 or email for locations.