Safe Entry into Level 3 (high risk) Confined Spaces

Course Duration: 2 days

Theory: 30%

Practical: 70%

Valid for: 3 Years

Price per person: £475 + VAT

This course is designed for:

Anyone required to enter or work in a space with serious access issues, a specified risk that cannot be eliminated or controlled such as entry into a tank containing a toxic substance which cannot be removed or entry into an space with a  significantly reduced oxygen level.


Course aims:

To train and assess individuals to safely enter, work in and exit spaces, which, due to their enclosed nature, their access/egress issues and their specified risk/s have been classified as level 3 (high 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 3 associated equipment
  • Escape Breathing Apparatus 
  • Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • The confined space supervisor
  • 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 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 3 confined spaces
  • Use PPE and level 3 associated equipment correctly and safely
  • Be confident in the use of respiratory protection and escape breathing apparatus
  • Be confident in the use of self contained breathing apparatus
  • Understand the role of the confined space supervisor (top person)
  • Understand procedures for and be confident dealing with emergencies (self and team members) 

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
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