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CPD - Confined Space - Medium Risk course description.

Course Description

Is the CPD Confined Space - Medium 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 - Medium Risk course?

Category: Confined-Space

Level: Beginner

To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of Confined Space procedures and the dangers of confined spaces. It provides an understanding of how to carry out a vertical decent into a Confined Space, move away from the point of entry and escape using emergency breathing apparatus.

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.

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

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

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

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

This confined space training course is designed for workers who operate within medium risk confined spaces across a wide variety of industries. A medium risk confined space exists where there are access issues; a realistic expectation of encountering a specific risk, possible introduction of specified risks during the work activity. Vertical direct unobstructed access with continuous attachment to a man riding hoist or similar mechanical rescue device.

What subjects does the CPD - Confined Space - Medium 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
  • Identification of risks and their control
  • Safe system of work for entry into a Confined Space
  • Hazardous atmospheres and use of gas detection equipment and monitoring.
  • Permits to work and control measures
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Equipment pre-use inspection and safe operation
  • Preparing and using escape breathing apparatus in accordance with manufacturers instructions
  • Vertical entry into a confined space
  • Safe method of escape from a confined space
  • Emergency procedures

How is the CPD - Confined Space - Medium 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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