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CPD - Confined Space - High Risk course description

Course Description

Is the CPD Confined Space - High Risk course accredited by an official body?

This course is Accredited and certified by  :  The CPD Certification Service (CPD). Visit CPD web site

What is the CPD - Confined Space - High Risk course?

Category: Confined-Space

Level: Beginner

This course is essential for those working in high risk confined spaces. Carrying out complex operations which present additional risk. The course provides delegates with a thorough understanding of Confined Space procedures for the water industry, the dangers of confined spaces and enables them to carry out an entry into a Confined Space wearing Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and escape sets.

At the end of the training course delegates should know: The dangers associated with confined space working, how to risk assess a confined space, how to classify a confined space, the types of Escape Breathing Apparatus and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, how to undertake pre-entry and pre-wearer checks on equipment, why there is a need for periodic examinations of equipment, the emergency procedures when working in a confined space. The use of self contained breathing apparatus.

How long is the CPD - Confined Space - High Risk certificate valid for?

The CPD CPD Confined Space - High Risk course certificate has 1 year validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on CPD - Confined Space - High Risk refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the CPD - Confined Space - High Risk course designed for?

Managers, supervisors and operatives who may need to enter or supervise the entry into High Risk Confined Spaces and carry out a variety of work activities using both Full Breathing Apparatus and Escape Sets.

What subjects does the CPD - Confined Space - High Risk course cover?

A large amount of practical activities, practical assessment and written exam, which will be supplemented with classroom-based tutorials, involving:

  • The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997
  • Hazardous atmospheres and gas detection monitor
  • Operation of safe systems of work for entry into a confined space
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • IP ratings, intrinsically safe and ATEX approved
  • Equipment pre-use inspection and safe operation
  • Emergency breathing apparatus theory and practical
  • Self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) theory and Practical
  • Identification of risks and their control
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Use of permit to work control measures
  • Safe entry and escape from a confined space
  • Safe Entry and Exit of a confined space wearing Self contained breathing apparatus
  • Emergency and rescue procedures

How is the CPD - Confined Space - High Risk course assessed?

Structured CPD / active learning involves interactive and participation-based study. It is typically proactive and can include attending a training course, conference, workshop, seminar, lecture, e-learning course or CPD certified event. CPD active learning also applies to when professionals take career orientated exams and assessments.
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