Confined Space Entry

Training program

Training program

About the course

A confined space is an area with a small opening where a greater risk of injury exists. Confined spaces include but are not limited to tanks, vessels, silos, storage bins, hoppers, vaults, pits, manholes, tunnels, equipment housings, ductwork, pipelines, etc. Confined space training provides knowledge and awareness in building experience through an overview of confined space entry-related safety requirements. This Confined Space training and personal certification program support organisations fulfill their obligations to meet the legal and Operational Control requirements of ISO 45001:2018. The training aims to provide candidates with the necessary knowledge of the hazards of working in confined spaces, safe use of tools and equipment, control of risks, and developing an emergency procedure. 

Your Benefits

Upon completion of this training program, participants will be able to understand:

  • what is a confined space?
  • the legal responsibilities when working in confined spaces
  • safest ways to enter and exit confined spaces
  • how to work safely in confined spaces 
  • rescue procedures
  • permit to work system

Course Content / Outline

  • Introduction to confined space
  • Key terms and definitions
  • Overview of confined space hazards
  • Entry permit
  • Training
  • Duties of authorized entrants
  • Duties of attendants
  • Duties of entry supervisors
  • Check the size of the entrance
  • Provision of ventilation
  • Testing the air
  • Provision of special tools and lighting
  • Provision of breathing apparatus
  • Preparation of emergency arrangements
  • Provision of rescue harnesses
  • Communication methods
  • Rescue and emergency services
  • Responsibility of attendants / supervisors / managers
  • PPE Requirements (Respiratory etc.)
  • Q&A
  • Examination

Who should attend?

  • Facility Staff / Emergency response team members
  • Health and Safety committee members
  • Contractors
  • Self-employed workers
  • Supervisors / Managers
  • Management professional and Consultants
  • Anyone interested in confined space safety

Training Duration

1 Day


  • Understanding of English (if language requirement is not addressed)
  • Understanding / Knowledge of confined space work related to OHSMS

Exam Details (Duration, Pattern)

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Platform/Mode: Written or Online


Qualified participants will receive certificate on “Confined Space Entry”; others will receive certificate of participation.

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