SQA Working in High Risk Confined Spaces



3 days



CTSS Training Centre, Wendron, Helston


Class Numbers

6 maximum per course



£585 plus vat

(per person)



Ofqual regulated and certificated by Scottish Qualification Authority

On completion of this qualification you can apply to register with the Energy & Utility Skills Register (EUSR)


Who Should Attend?

Anyone expected to work in a High Risk Confined Space. These are spaces with known hostile environments or other identified hazards. Entry will be with Self-Contained breathing apparatus and will involve non-standard entry, complex tasks, or rescue procedures. Work may involve teams moving away from the entry point and without safety lines.



1. Hazard identification

2. Risk management

3. Vertical access methods

4. Preparation, maintenance and use of Self-Contained breathing apparatus

5. Atmosphere monitoring

6. Emergency protocols

7. Communication systems

8. Basic rescue techniques



Candidates must be 18 years old and above to attend this course and be able to read and write to a reasonable standard.

Please be aware that the safe working load (SWL) of equipment used during the practical session of this course is 140kg.

All Other Courses

Street Works

Under current UK regulations, any person required to carry out any work on the Highway, footways or their curtilage must be trained and assessed as competent and hold a Vocational Qualification in the work they will undertake.

The minimum level of qualification is the SQA New Roads & Street Works certificate, to either supervisor or operative level. Obtaining it will involve an element of formal training followed by practical exercises and on-site assessment.

•    Operative units 001-006,009
•    Supervisor units 001,010-014
•    Signing, Lighting & Guarding (Operative unit 002, Supervisor unit 010)
•    CAT & Genny (Unit 001)

•    New Roads and Street Works

Confined Space Entry
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Plant Machinery

The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 requires that anyone operating Plant and Machinery on site must be competent to do so. We offer 2 assessment schemes to enable you to demonstrate competence.

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