Equip yourself with specialist skills and the confidence to work safely in confined spaces. Gain firsthand experience and acquire the basics to recognise and control potential risks and hazards and to apply this safety training in various industries.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Enter, work in and exit confined spaces
Maintain communication with stand-by personnel
Place and use rescue equipment and secure access to the confined space
Use electronic test apparatus to test working atmospheres
Select, wear and care for your personal protective equipment (PPE)
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
Confidence to use equipment such as atmospheric monitoring devices before and during the confined space work activity, and applying tagging and lockout
A sound understanding of how to conduct equipment inspections and operational servicing
Specialist skills that will allow you to work in various industries
The ability to work in different kinds of confined spaces
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Please enquire at your preferred campus location for any campus-specific entry requirements. Some campuses will require a white card as a condition of enrolment.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
The ability to work comfortably in confined spaces
A concern for safety
Good communication skills
An ability to work with a team
Intermediate fitness in handling tools and equipment, and in handling the physical demands of the job
Good organisational skills and the ability to multitask and respond well to rapid change
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Construction worker and Other jobs include: Entertainment rigging worker miner, crane operator, mechanic, welder and boilermaker
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between industry sectors. A white card (or general construction induction card) is required for any worker who needs to access a construction site. Local regulations should also be checked for requirements. Visit the SafeWork website for more information on applying for your white card.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Enter and Work in Confined Spaces does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Statement of Attainment in Enter and Work in Confined Spaces does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
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