SQA Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces
CTSS Training Centre, Wendron, Helston
6 maximum per course
£225 plus vat
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 Low Risk Confined Space. A low risk confined space will likely be somewhere with simple and unobstructed access with no likely risk of flooding and adequate natural or mechanical ventilation. It may be associated with lone working, or requiring the application of emergency back-up procedures.
Examples may include valve chambers, meter pits, basements, loft spaces or PRV chambers.
1. Awareness of Confined Space hazards
2. Risk assessment and permit preparation
3. Atmosphere testing and monitoring
4. Emergency response strategies
5. Communication systems
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
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.