Confined space - Enter, Work, Rescue


We offer a range of Courses that are mapped to Units of Competency covering the skills and knowledge required for safe entry to confined spaces under a work permit, maintaining safety while working in the confined space and undertaking confined space rescue.

Units of Competency

MSMPER205 - Enter confined space
RIIWHS202D - Enter and work in confined spaces
PUASAR025A - Undertake confined space rescue

Training Location

At Client sites and at approved training locations.

Course aim

Courses provide the skills to review a risk assessment, enter a confined space in accordance with an issued permit to conduct work, and act as a standby person. More advanced courses can include gas testing, issuing permits and use of breathing apparatus. The course can be tailored to suit the practical scenarios relevant to your confined space operations. It is designed to teach participants how to:
Identify confined space hazards
Work safely within confined spaces according to an issued permit
Operate various confined space safety equipment.

Our Confined Space Rescue Course covers the skills and knowledge required to undertake rescue in confined spaces.

Learning activities

Theory and practical activities.

Learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes include:
Identifying confined spaces
Identification and control of hazards
Australian Standards and relevant legislation
Roles and responsibilities of management and employees
Risk assessments and hierarchy of hazard controls
Work according to a confined space permit
Work site policy and procedures
Practical entry into a confined space
Safety and emergency procedures.

Outcomes for Confined Space Rescue include:
Lockout & tag out methods of isolation
Atmospheric Monitoring and Gas Detection
Tripods, VED & Rescue Equipment
Confined Space Stretchers
Practical Rescue Scenarios from Confined Spaces


One to two days depending on requirements and Units covered.


Please contact our Office.

Equipment & PPE

Standard PPE including shirt, trousers, boots, hard hat, eye protection, gloves.

Assessment approach

A combination of theory and practical assessments

Accreditation Status

Nationally recognised training

Contact Us

Call Thomson Bridge to discuss your training requirements.

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 18:00 EST.

1300 15 66 85

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