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Confined Space Tunnel Entry training course

Course code: CST  |  View training area

A 1 day training course specifically tailored for persons who enter tunnels and require tunnel entry qualifications, incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation 6150-05 or 6150-55 (Water UK or General Industry).

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Benefits of attending for the delegate

  • Better planning for tunnel entry and preparedness in emergencies, to help keep you and others around you safe.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • The avoidance of serious injury and major harm to employees and evidence of assessment and qualifications towards tunnel entry competence of employees.
  • Employees who feel they can make a greater contribution to the workplace and who feel their employer has made an investment in their future.

What you will learn

  • Legislation relevant to tunnel entry/safety.
  • Hazards, risk assessment and risk controls associated with tunnel entry.
  • Selection of equipment/safety equipment.
  • Emergency self-rescue procedures.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds 6151-02 scheme.
  • Delegates/Customers may opt out of the full certification process if they require a certificate of attendance only.

How is this training delivered?

  • The theory is delivered in the classroom, but there is an emphasis on a hands-on experience with relevant safety equipment (refer to our guidance about practical exercises and working with breathing apparatus).
  • Assessment focuses on delegates planning a tunnel entry, undertaking written and oral tests and being observed during practical assessments in order to achieve a City and Guilds accredited certificate.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Delegates attending the course should bring their own safety footwear, waterproof clothing, high visibility vest/clothing, hard hat and working gloves for the practical exercises. We have a selection of harnesses but please bring your own harness if you wish.
  • Delegates may also wish to bring knee pads if they have them available, they are not essential but there may be a limited amount of kneeling undertaken in the practical exercises.
  • Delegates can bring with them any materials used by their own employer, copies of risk assessments or permits to work so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.

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