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6160-02 - City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces

6160-02 - City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces

Course Duration: 2 days - 16 guided learning hours 

Course Locations: Aberdeen, Glasgow, Middlesbrough, Castleford, Manchester, Wellingborough, Rainham, Heathrow, Southampton and Exeter.  

ESS are also able to offer Nationwide onsite Training subject to availability and necessary approvals. 

Course Aims

This course is designed to provide delegates that need to enter confined spaces an in-depth understanding of the Legal requirements and the associated legislation, hazard identification and suitable control measures. 

This course includes competent use of appropriate confined space equipment, safe access and egress and safe working practices whilst working in confined spaces and hazardous areas


City and Guilds
City and Guilds

ESS are a City & Guilds accredited training centre and provider. All of our trainers, assessors and IQA's are approved and qualified by City & Guilds ensuring the highest level of competency. 

Theoretical Content
Theoretical Content
  • Recognition of Medium Risk Confined Space under the UK OGN and NOS
  • Overview of legal responsibilities including the confined space regulations and guidance
  • Duties of the entrant 
  • Emergency arrangements when wearing emergency breathing apparatus/ chemical re-breather   
  • Understanding Safe Systems of Work including risk assessments method statements and permits
  • Dangers from gases and safe use of gas monitors
  • Safe use of ventilation systems and their associated dangers
  • Safe use and fitting of a rescue harness
  • Pre-use inspection & correct assembly of Tripod & retrieval device
Practical Content
Practical Content
  • Pre-use checks and tests on various escape breathing apparatus
  • Pre-entry procedures and entry documentation
  • Entry monitoring including entry control, communications and continuous atmosphere checks.
  • Emergency arrangements evacuation and non-entry rescue
  • Use and application of equipment and procedures for medium risk confined spaces and emergency arrangements

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