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Level 2 Award in Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces training course

Course code: CS-02

N.B. This course is for in Centre training - Click here for a Blended learning course

Course overview

A 2 day training course for individuals who enter medium risk confined spaces incorporating entry requirements and self-rescue procedures. The course is intended for operatives who may need to demonstrate assessed qualifications towards competence in such a confined space entry.

Please note the maximum safe working loads for our equipment is 136 kilograms. If a learner weighs more than this, please call us for your options.

Level 2 Award in Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Better planning for confined space entry and preparedness in emergencies, to help keep you and others around you safe.
  • Confined space courses of this kind are stepping stones towards gaining qualifications for high risk confined space risk, and towards supervision of or management of confined space entry.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • The avoidance of serious injury and major harm to employees and evidence of assessment and qualifications towards 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

  • Risk assessment of confined space hazards.
  • Types of gaseous atmospheres, portable gas monitoring equipment and their use.
  • The use of harness tripod, man-riding winch/fall arrest and safety line, plus the use of escape breathing apparatus as part of a self-rescue procedure.
  • Emergency preparedness and procedures.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the CABWI Level 2 Award in Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces (Ofqual Ref: 601/2995/5)
  • Learners/Customers may opt out of the full certification process if they require a certificate of attendance only.

How is this training delivered?

  • The theoretical aspects of the course is delivered in the classroom, but there is an emphasis on a hands-on experience with the equipment; tripods, winches/fall arrest retrieval units, harnesses, gas monitors, and escape set breathing apparatus.
  • Assessment focuses on learners planning a confined space entry, undertaking written and oral tests and being observed during practical assessments in order to achieve an accredited certificate.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners 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.
  • Learners 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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Course dates

Course code
2 day course
Price from
£378.00 + certification

Please use the basket to book online, or call us on 0800 876 6708. Can't see a suitable date/location? We can deliver at location to suit you, call us today on 0800 876 6708.

N.B. Places = Places left

Start dateStart dateEnd dateCentreExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
13/07/2021Tue 13 Jul 2021Wed 14 Jul 2021 Derby £378.00£453.60 5+
17/08/2021Tue 17 Aug 2021Wed 18 Aug 2021 Swindon £378.00£453.60 2
21/09/2021Tue 21 Sep 2021Wed 22 Sep 2021 Manchester £378.00£453.60 1
12/10/2021Tue 12 Oct 2021Wed 13 Oct 2021 Derby £378.00£453.60 5+
18/10/2021Mon 18 Oct 2021Tue 19 Oct 2021 Swindon £378.00£453.60 5+
16/11/2021Tue 16 Nov 2021Wed 17 Nov 2021 Swindon £378.00£453.60 5+
22/11/2021Mon 22 Nov 2021Tue 23 Nov 2021 Derby £378.00£453.60 5+
14/12/2021Tue 14 Dec 2021Wed 15 Dec 2021 York £378.00£453.60 5+

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