Upon successful completion of the course, delegates will be issued with a photo ID card and a City and Guilds certificate which is valid for 3 years. All Candidates wishing to take a City and Guilds confined space qualification should be a minimum of 16 years old and be medically fit.
This qualification has been designed by City and Guilds to meet the requirements of Water UK and is water industry specific.
Who should attend?
Anybody who will be working as a Top Man / Person at a confined space where the risk assessment has classified the confined space as medium risk but does not wish to enter the confined space
This qualification covers:
· Receiving task for working in confined spaces
· Organising a safety zone around
· Confirming risk assessment and safe systems of work
· Controlling entry, working and exits
· Dealing with emergency situations at confined space entries
This qualification focuses on the delegates’ ability to:
· Review and understand given risk assessments for confined spaces working
· Recognise differences in confined spaces classification
· Assemble staff, inform them of duties, deploy them to tasks
· Establish and maintain a safety zone around the confined space
· Determine and establish adequate means of on site and off site communications
· Open the confined space, confirm risk level
· Perform gas monitoring checks and equipment checks
· Permit entry as per risk assessed method
· Recover workers and closes confined space safety
· Initiate all hygiene procedures
· Close down safety zone
· React to emergency situations as per task briefing
Duration: Two Days