1300 227 354

Safe Working in a Confined Space with Breathing Apparatus



The objective of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge surrounding in the requirements of the Work Health and Safety Act & Regulations 2011, Code of Practice – Confined Space 2021, and AS/NZS 2865-2009: Safe Working in a Confined Space, to enable them to work safely in confined spaces.

Participants are guided through recognition of typical hazardous conditions relating to confined spaces including; oxygen depletion, combustible atmospheres and atmospheric contaminants. Armed with the knowledge to identify potential hazards, participants learn how to assess a task, control the hazards and develop and implement safe work practices.


Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Safe Working in a Confined Space with Breathing Apparatus 15 & 16 March 2022 08:00 am - 04:30 pm 7/231 Holt Street Pinkenba 4008 8 $595.00
Target AudienceLearning OutcomesLearning MethodsProgram BenefitsContent

This course is designed for personnel who may be required to: 

• Design, modify or conduct works on or in confined spaces
• Are involved in processes to identify or conduct risk assessments on confined spaces
• Enter or work within confined spaces
• Undertake the role of the standby person
• Participate in confined space rescue or emergency procedures
• Provide workplace Emergency Response where there may be a risk to air quality 

Pre-requisite Units Include:

• MSMPER205 Enter Confined Space [Pre-req: MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit]

Additional Information:
Training and assessment involves moderate to high physical activity.  Learners are required to be able to freely walk, bend and twist, perform safe lifting techniques and be familiar with typical workplace risk and safety protocols.

Participants must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills, contact a member of our team to discuss your training needs further on 1300 227 354.

  • Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following units:
  • MSMPER200 - Work in accordance with an issued permit
  • MSMPER205 - Enter confined space
  • MSMWHS216 - Operate breathing apparatus
  • MSMWHS217 - Gas test atmospheres
The assessments for this program have been designed to assess a candidate’s competence in accordance with the relevant endorsed Training Packages, applicable Legislation & Australian Standards and the proprietary requirements of the organisation or workplace. The assessments will consist of both written and practical components.

 Delivery Mode:
• 2 Day program
• Classroom based
• Our Pinkenba Training facility (free parking) OR On-site Workplace Training
• Delivery consists of face to face and practical simulations

• Individuals: $595 per person
• Groups: Quotation available upon request

Brisbane, Perth, Gladstone, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba and various locations/worksites as required.
  • Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework
  • Learners cover the duties of confined space operators, standby personnel and rescue crews all of these are presented in a combination of classroom and practical activities
  • The following topics will be covered in detail :
  • Overview of AS2865:2009 & State Legislation
  • Outline the legislation requirements for confined spaces
  • Conduct risk assessments for confined spaces
  • Written Authorisations (Permits) for entry into a confined space
  • Emergency Response
  • Recognise the need for Atmospheric Testing & Monitoring
  • Toxic contaminants & Workplace Exposure Standards
  • Recognise the need for fire prevention and equipment required for fire suppression
  • Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)
  • Demonstrate the correct use of safety equipment and breathing apparatus
  • Demonstrate rescue procedures