Total time for course: 300 minutes of instruction time required.
1 Candidates will understand exposure risks and counter provisions detailed in the employer’s Safety Policy and method statements or risk assessments and they will be able to competently execute those provisions competently, using breathing apparatus and related PPE, in the course of working in Class 2 and 3 confined spaces.
2 Candidates will understand the requirements and limitations for the provisions made and independently, competently assess and mitigate confined spaces risk .
Candidates will be granted Certificates of competence if they demonstrate practical understanding to the instructor. Certificates will be specific to the PPE used and in connection with the hazards covered under The Confined Spaces Regulations (1997) and the CoSHH Regulations, 2003 etc.
Individual Assessment will be made continuously through the course by the instructor. There is no written examination for one day courses.
For client site training, you are required to make available:
1 Classroom facility with screen, flip chart and projection means.
2 Adequate provision of PPE, including an adequate supply of BA for each candidate.
3 Suitable Confined Space training environment
4 Adequate facility for morning and afternoon breaks of ten minutes and for a half-hour lunch break.
Candidates are required to complete the fitness form prior to the course or otherwise, we require a statement that all are free from infectious illness, having no infirmity that might affect their duty to use and wear Breathing Apparatus for its intended purpose.
Minimum Entry Requirements: Basic English, numeracy, literacy.
A certificate of medical fitness is required (a proforma for which is available amongst our information down-loads).
This is a course with a great deal of practical content, locally taking place at Ironbridge, where we can arrange suitable messing and accommodation facilities. Overnight accommodation is not included in the price indicated here. Certificate awards are made following successful examination of candidates' competence in each element. The course does not include First Aid Fire-fighting, which subject is covered in another of our courses.
The training course is for a minimum class size of six and a maximum of ten, per instructor. Ex VAT prices are calculated on a per capita head; minimum charges based on six people.
Lunch and breaks are incorporated: Course days usually start at 09:00, with a ten minute break at 10:30, lunch at 12:30 and afternoon break at 14:30. The usual finish time is 16:30.
The course offers theoretical and practical guidance with very active practise sessions, prior to instructor examination of competence, during the last course session. Candidates examined successful will be issued with Certificates, or safety-pass cards, following completion. The form of training and certification is fully compliant with the Employer's training duties: specified or implied under Regulations subjugate to the Health & Safety at Work... Act, 1974.
Certificates and cards may be used for such legal endorsement of competence as is required by second and third parties.
Courses are organised either at the client site, or here, in Telford, depending on what best suits the client organisation. The commission of all courses requires that we mutually discuss and appraise the client's training needs, based on recently conducted Risk Assessments and current statements of safe working practice, for specific tasks.
Conditions: Unless already having a credit account with us, Clients will be required to pay a deposit equivalent to half the billing value, two weeks in advance of agreed dates. A full refund will be given, in the event of cancellation by the client, provided that due notice has been given due, written acknowledgement, at least three working days prior to the planned start date. In the event that we are unable to accommodate training on agreed dates and always provided that less than three working days notice has been given and acknowledged, we will agree suitable alternative dates with you and we shall discount connected charges for training by one half of that first offered.
In the event of candidates failing to attend agreed times and dates for training, all charges will remain due for payment, unless three clear days notice of absence has first been given.