2 Day High Risk Confined Space Entry including Escape & Full Breathing Apparatus

2 Day High Risk Confined Space Entry including Escape & Full Breathing Apparatus

Safety Training

2 Day High Risk Confined Space Entry including Escape & Full Breathing Apparatus

Course Date(s) 17th May 2023 , 24th May 2023 , 31st May 2023 , 7th June 2023 , 21st June 2023 , 5th July 2023 , 12th July 2023 , 19th July 2023 , 26th July 2023

dates refer to day 1 (day 2 is on the Friday of that week)
2 Day Course

Progression Path-
Managing of Risk during Confined Space working

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To provide the participant with the knowledge and skills to meet the requirements of confined space rescue including the wearing of Escape Breathing Apparatus, Full Breathing Apparatus and Airline Breathing Apparatus.

Course Content:

Course Programme: DAY 1 Recognising Confined Spaces

  • Definition
  • Hazards
  • Associated Hazards
  • Case Histories/Studies


  • SHWW Act 2005
  • SHWW CFS Regs 2001 & ACoP
  • SHWW Construction Regs 2006
  • SHWW General Application Regs 2007

Hazardous Atmospheres

  • Gases Fumes Vapors
  • Oxygen
  • Use of Gas Monitors


  • Access Equipment

–  Tripods –  Hoists/Winches –  Fall Arrestors –  Confined Space Harness

  • Breathing Apparatus

–  Escape Sets –  Working Sets

  • Safety Lines
  • Lighting
  • Maintenance, Calibration, Certification Requirements for Equipment

Safe Systems of Works

  • Supervision
  • Competent Staff
  • Risk Assessments
  • Control Measures
  • Emergency Plan
  • Equipment
  • Permit to Work
  • Method Statements


  •  Infectious Diseases, Weils Disease, PPE

Practical Exercise

  • Based on Safe System of Work. Personal issue of equipment to all delegates. Exercise takes place in CFS Simulator.


  • Theory Questionnaire
  • Practical Assessment

Course Review

  • Questions/Answers

DAY 2 Working Breathing Apparatus

  • Full participation with each delegate issued with individual. Set for duration of programme.

Use of Full Working & Airline Breathing Apparatus Types of Breathing Apparatus

  • Filter Sets
  • Respirator Rates
  • Powered Respirator
  • 10 minute Escape Set
  • Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Airline Breathing Apparatus

Respirator Rates

  • Working Duration of SCBA
  • Air Consumption Rates

Safe Systems of Work

  • Choice of Equipment

– Working Sets – Airline

Working Breathing Apparatus

  • Assembly
  • Pre-User Checks
  •  Face Seal Test
  • Wearing The Set
  • Walkabout Exercise
  • Post Use Checks

Working Breathing Apparatus Practical Exercise

  • Safe System of Work
  • Confined Space Entry wearing Full Breathing Apparatus using associated equipment including Tripod, Hoist, Harness, Gas Monitors, Safety Lines wearing Full SCBA Set

Airline Breathing Apparatus (IF SPECIFIED)

  • Air Sources – Cradle, Trolley and Trailer
  • Assembly
  • Pre-Use Checks
  • Face Seal Test
  • Wearing the Set
  • Escape feature on Airline BA
  • Exercise
  • Post Use Checks


  • Delegates are assessed during Practical Exercises

Course Duration

2 Days

Number of Delegates

10 maximum per course


On successful completion of this course Shorcontrol Safety will issue Certificates to each delegate, which is valid for 3 years.

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