Safe Entry into Level 2 (medium risk) Confined Spaces

Course Duration: 1 day

Theory: 40%

Practical: 60%

Valid for: 3 Years

Price per person: £230 + VAT


This course is designed for:

Anyone required to enter or work in a space with significant entry/exit issues, an expectation of a specified risk and limited ventilation such as horizontal entry into a small space when working a significant distance from the entry or working away from the bottom of a shaft.


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 2 (medium 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 2 associated equipment
  • Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatus
  • Emergency procedures 
  • Practical confined space entry and self rescue scenarios 


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 a sound understanding of environmental monitoring and ventilation
  • Be confident in the use of gas monitoring and detection equipment
  • Have an understanding of work restraint and fall arrest including the use of a harness and lanyard
  • Have an understanding of the use of tripods and winches for access and egress
  • Follow procedures to safely enter, work in and exit level 2 confined spaces
  • Use PPE and level 2 associated equipment correctly and safely
  • Be confident in the use of respiratory protection and escape breathing apparatus
  • Have an awareness of the role of the confined space supervisor (top person)
  • Understand procedures for and be confident dealing 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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