1300 227 354

Safe Working in a Confined Space with Breathing Apparatus [Refresher Course]



Through the combination of theory and practical training, this course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills required to work safely in confined spaces as per AS/NZS 2865:2009 (Confined Spaces).

This training is suitable for employees who are required enter confined spaces for maintenance, servicing or vessels.
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.

Refresher Course:
Our refresher course are short duration training courses designed for workers/candidates who hold existing accredited competencies delivered by our full courses.


Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
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:
• 1 Day Refresher course
[Entry Requirements: The candidate must have completed confined space with breathing apparatus initial course within last 2 years and present proof of attainment upon enrolment].

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

• Individuals: $360 per person
• Groups: Quotation available upon request

Brisbane, Perth, Gladstone, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba and various locations/worksites as required.

Please call us on 1300 227 354 to enquire about our upcoming courses or to discuss your group training needs.  

  • 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
  • Definition of a Confined Space
  • Risk Management Principles
  • Written Authorisations (Permits)
  • Emergency Response
  • Atmospheric Testing & Monitoring
  • Toxic contaminants & Workplace Exposure Standards
  • Hot work & fire protection
  • Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)
  • Breathing Apparatus Safety