Safe Entry into Level 1 (low risk) Confined Spaces

Course Duration: 1 day

Theory: 70%

Practical: 30%

Valid for: 3 Years

Price per person: From £197 + VAT

This course is designed for:

Anyone required to enter or work in a space with a manageable entry/exit, no expectation of a specified risk and adequate ventilation such as horizontal entry into a large space, a short distance into a small space or vertical entry down a shaft but not to work away from the bottom of the ladder.


Course aims:

To train and assess individuals to safely enter, work in and exit spaces, which, due to their enclosed nature, their access/egress and their potential hazard/s have been classified as level 1 (low risk) confined spaces.


The course covers:

  • Definitions, Risks and Hazards
  • Risk Assessments, Safe Systems of Work and Permits to Work
  • Procedures for Entry, Environmental Monitoring and Ventilation
  • PPE and additional level 1 associated equipment
  • The confined space supervisor
  • Emergency procedures 
  • Practical equipment demonstrations and familiarisation 


The course will enable you to:

  • Identify specified risks and hazards to classify confined spaces
  • Understand confined space risk assessments, safe systems (method statements) and permits
  • Have an understanding of environmental monitoring, the use of gas detectors and ventilation
  • Have an understanding of work restraint and fall arrest including the use of a harness and lanyard
  • Follow procedures to safely enter, work in and exit level 1 confined spaces
  • Use PPE and level 1 associated equipment correctly and safely
  • Have an awareness or respiratory protection and escape breathing apparatus
  • Have an awareness of the role of the confined space supervisor (top person)
  • Understand procedures for and be able to deal with emergencies


Equipment (Sale or Hire)

MSA Altair 4X Multigas monitor

Crowcon CO2 Gas Monitor

Drager Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatus

Tripod & Winch

Harnesses, Helmets & Lanyards

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus










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Phone: 01143 421 421
Post: Element Safety Ltd
Dannemora Drive
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