This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enter and work in confined spaces in the resources and infrastructure industries.
It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.
Who is this course for?
The target group will be construction workers requiring training in safely working in confined space at worksites within:
- Civil construction
- Extractive industries
- Tank/vessel inspections
People who supervise but do not necessarily enter confined spaces also need to be aware of the risks and equipment checks that need to be in place to adequately protect people under their control.
How is the course delivered?
Full course: 8 hours face-to-face training
Are there any prerequisites?
There are no formal entry requirements to enter the RIIWHS202E Enter and Work in Confined Spaces. However, it is preferred that students:
- Are 18 years or older
- Have sound language and literacy skills (at least Year 10 English, or equivalent)
Students are required to:
- Obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
- Provide a valid ID with his/her picture and signature
How will I be assessed?
The following assessment tasks are required for this course:
- Theory Questions consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions
- Simulated Practical Scenarios
This is a nationally accredited course, students who successfully complete this training will be awarded the statement of attainment for RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces.