Confined space permits are used in the mining, construction and other industries where personnel are required to conduct work in areas which meets the confined space criteria listed below. This is course provides you with the necessary skills and knowledge to safely working in a confined space.
Confined space training means an enclosed or partially enclosed space that:
is not designed or intended primarily to be occupied by a person; and
is, or is designed or intended to be, at normal atmospheric pressure while any person is in the space; and
is or is likely to be a risk to health and safety from:
an atmosphere that does not have a safe oxygen level, or
contaminants, including airborne gases, vapours and dusts, that may cause injury from fire or explosion, or
harmful concentrations of any airborne contaminants, or
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.
Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language
Must be over 18 years of age
Must have good general health and fitness for practicals (eg. physical work)
Must have basic mathematical skills and knowledge to work out formulas
Must wear long-sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots
Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number. Click here for further information: http://www.usi.gov.au
Due to the cost of running the confined space course, it is essential to meet the min students of 2. If this isn't reached, you will be contacted 5 days prior and rescheduled.
Desert to Coast Training and Assessing is currently in the process of adding the above unit to our scope of practice. These units were previously assessed through a third party agreement with NRTAFE (RTO 52788) but will be unavailable until our scope has been updated.