This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enter and work in confined spaces in the resources and infrastructure industries.
It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.
Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the unit.
The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including evidence of the ability to:
- enter and work in confined spaces on at least two occasions, including:
- obtaining the required entry permit and instructions for performing work in confined spaces
- interpreting and applying workplace procedures
- applying tagging and lock out procedures
- selecting, wearing and caring for personal protective equipment
- using atmospheric monitoring devices prior to entering the confined space
- entering the confined space
- working in the confined space
- using atmospheric monitoring devices during confined space activity
- applying safe materials handling methods
- exiting the confined space
- removing tagging and lock out.
During the above, the candidate must:
- locate and apply relevant legislation, documentation, policies and procedures and confirm that the work activity is compliant
- implement the requirements, procedures and techniques for entering and working in confined spaces
- work effectively with others to enter and work in confined spaces in a way that meets all required outcomes
- communicate clearly and concisely with others to receive and clarify work instructions and to determine coordination requirements prior to commencing and during work activities.
How is it delivered?
This training provider offers courses in the following delivery modes:
Face to face training
In-person training delivered at the Villawood Education and Skills development centre or another venue chosen by Best Option Training.. Also known as ‘on-campus’, ‘in-class’, ‘traditional face-to-face’, ‘on-RTO-site’ delivery. All assessments are delivered online.
Best Option Training can deliver in-person training using facilities at-or-near a client’s workplace, or else in a mobile manner (eg. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course). Also known as ‘workplace’, ‘mobile’, ‘on-client-site’ delivery. All assessments are delivered online.
Flexible delivery for Best Option Training works because there are no terms, no intakes, when you want to start your course you enrol, pay a deposit and start. We are truly flexible. Our students can go as quickly or as slowly as they want. If you have the time start today. All our courses are online and self-paced
Online (training available online or via email submission)
Self-paced (training has no set class times of set submission dates)
As Best Option Training uses an online Leaning Management System, courses can be offered Face to Face, blended, or online.
Mixed mode training
A combination of various delivery modes. If you attend classes, all assessments are still online
Where is it?
Villawood Education and Skills development centre or another venue chosen by Best Option Training.
What do I get from it?
Upon successful completion participants receive a certificate of completion from Best Option Training for RIIWHS202E – Enter and work in confined spaces.
What do I need to bring?
- 100 points of identification
- A pen
- Closed footwear
- High visibility shirt or vest
- Students are required to have access to the internet and a computer with a webcam.