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CPD - Confined Space - Low Risk course syllabus.

Course Description

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

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  The CPD Certification Service (CPD). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (CPD) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit CPD web site

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

Category: Confined-Space

Level: Beginner

Accidents in confined spaces result in a number of fatalities every year in the workplace. The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 requires all duty holders to ensure that all work in Confined Spaces is carried out in accordance with these regulations. The employer is responsible for ensuring that a Safe System of Work is used if entry to a Confined Space cannot be avoided. All persons involved in Confined Space must be competent to do so and properly supervised as appropriate.

This training will enable delegates to have a clear understanding of the fundamentals of working in Confined Spaces. They will develop knowledge and skills to ensure that they become aware of the risks and dangers associated with Confined Space working and be able to select and use a variety of appropriate equipment to ensure the safety of themselves and others.

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

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

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

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

People who are relatively new to Confined Space working, as well as more experienced people who wish to refresh their basic skills and knowledge.

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

  • Definition of a confined space
  • Specified Risks
  • Duties under the Regulations, preventing the need for entry
  • Risk Assessment and hazard identification
  • Atmospheric hazards and gases
  • Principles and use of gas detectors
  • Safe systems of work & permits to work
  • Roles, responsibilities and top man duties
  • Escape Set Practical
  • Safe use of harness

How is the CPD - Confined Space - Low 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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