Confined Space Entry with Escape BA & Self-Rescue Procedures - BA001

(Available as City & Guilds Utilities Operations Scheme 5831 - Unit 801 or 808).

2 day course

This course is for any person who needs to develop the essential underpinning skills and knowledge required and to pass a competency based assessment. The assessment addresses planning, entering, working and exiting confined spaces including via a vertical shaft and where escape breathing apparatus is a part of the planned means of self rescue and show proof of post training competence to an employer/client.

This course will cover:

  • Outcomes of the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997
  • Personal protection and hygiene requirements
  • Risk assessing residual hazards
  • Types of gaseous atmosphere, portable gas monitoring equipment and its use
  • The use of harness tripod/man-riding winch, fall arrest and safety line
  • The use of escape breathing apparatus as part of a self rescue procedure
  • Safe entry working and exit procedures and exit procedures at confined spaces
  • Emergency procedures and practical exercises
  • Knowledge and skill assessment exercises for planning, entering, working and exiting confined spaces using escape-breathing apparatus as a part of the planned means for self-rescue.

5831 Option

  • Practical skill assessment & written examination.

rapid response rescue
full duration breathing apparatus
water uk confined space national classification (C&G)
confined space management & supervision