Safe Working in a Confined Space with Breathing Apparatus



The objective of this course is to provide candidates 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.

Candidates 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, candidates learn how to assess a task, control the hazards and develop and implement safe work practices.


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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 

• $595.00 per candidate, or please contact us for group rates 

PPE Requirements - Enclosed footwear, long pants, and a sleeved shirt are required at Baseline Training courses.  
  • Pre-Requisite Unit - MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit [included as part of the course]
  • Fitness Requirement - Training and assessment involves moderate to high physical activity. Candidates 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
  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills - Candidates must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • Additional Information - Candidates MUST be clean shaven as per AS1715 Sect. Facial Fit, General
Upon successful completion of this course, each candidate 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 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.

• 2 Day program | Classroom based or onsite workplace training
• Delivery consists of face to face and practical simulations

All current Baseline Training related policies including Course Cancellation and Refund Policy can be located within the Learner Handbook located on the Baseline Training website.  

  • Upon successful completion of this course, each candidate 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
  • 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
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