Confined Spaces

Fast Lane Training Services offer Confined Space (City & Guilds 6150) courses for Level 2 and 3 qualifications; our courses offer conformity with current regulations.

Confined Space courses are inclusive of training, assessment, registration with and provision of certification through City & Guilds, and a site ID card. All certificates and cards issued are valid for three years.  Requalification courses are available - contact Fast Lane Training Services to discuss.

Who should attend?

Ideal for lone workers.  This course covers good practice to be followed when planning to enter a low risk confined space.

This unit is about working in an environment with low risk entry with adequate natural or mechanical ventilation. Access appears simple and unobstructed, and there is no likely risk of flooding (for example meter pits, valve chambers, stairwells).

Course objectives

  • Prepare to work safely in low risk confined spaces
  • Enter and exit confined spaces safely
  • Use equipment and tools safely and in accordance with manufacturer's specifications
  • Follow procedures and work safely
  • Deal with emergencies

City & Guilds certification

The course complies with the Level 2 Award in Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces (6150-01 – Water and 6150-51 – Non-water).  For those working in the water industry - Water UK categorisation NC1.

Course duration

1 day

Course fee

£250 per person.  This fee is inclusive of training, assessment, City & Guilds registration and certification and Site ID card.

Course dates and booking

Bookings can be made by completing and returning a copy of our course booking form.

- 25 July 2018

This course can also be provided on request, a minimum of six candidates is required (maximum 10). Book for 10, pay for 9.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at people who may be involved in confined spaces with difficult entry/exit, may need to use monitoring equipment and escape breathing apparatus.

This unit is about working in confined space environments where there is a medium risk that a specified hazard may be present. It will require the use of escape breathing apparatus. It will involve the presence of one or more people - positioned outside the confined space - who have designated responsibilities for controlling the entry and dealing with emergencies (see National Occupational Standards for Overseeing work in confined space, or Emergency rescue and recovery of casualties from confined spaces).

Entry into the confined space may involve vertical entry, normally using a ladder or manriding winch, both requiring fall protection and means of assisted rescue such as a rescue winch horizontal entry such as walking or climbing into the confined space or working away from the bottom of a vertical entry, with limited use of a rescue line. Such types of entry may involve more than one person entering the confined space.

Course objectives

  • Prepare to work safely in medium risk confined spaces
  • Enter and exit confined spaces safely
  • Prepare and use escape breathing apparatus in accordance with manufacturer's specification
  • Use equipment and tools safely and in accordance with manufacturers' specifications
  • Follow procedures and work safely
  • Deal with emergencies

City & Guilds certification

The course complies with the Level 2 Award in Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces (6150-02 - Water and 6150-52 - Non-water). For those working in the water industry - Water UK categorisation NC3.

Course fee

£405 per person.  This fee is inclusive of training, assessment, City & Guilds registration and certification and Site ID card.

Course dates and booking

Bookings can be made by completing and returning a copy of our course booking form.

- 24 and 25 May 2018
- 23 and 24 July 2018

This course can also be provided on request, a minimum of six candidates is required (maximum 10). Book for 10, pay for 9.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at people who may be working in confined spaces which involve difficult entry/exit, and wearing of self-contained open circuit breathing apparatus when work is being carried out within the confined space.

This unit is about working in confined spaces which have non-standard entries and which, in consequence, makes rescue difficult.  It is likely that a hazard will be present at some time during the entry. Entry may involve complex entry procedures and there will be work-specific controls and rescue arrangements.  It will entail the use of self-contained open circuit breathing apparatus, specialist detection equipment and resuscitation equipment.

It will require the presence of personnel who have designated responsibilities for dealing with emergencies (see National Occupational Standards units for Overseeing work in confined spaces or Emergency rescue and recovery of casualties from confined spaces).

Course objectives

  • Prepare to work safely in high risk confined spaces
  • Enter and exit confined spaces safely
  • Prepare and use self-contained open circuit breathing apparatus in accordance with manufacturer's specifications
  • Use equipment and tools safely and in accordance with manufacturer's specifications
  • Follow procedures and work safely
  • Deal with emergencies

City & Guilds certification

The course complies with the Level 2 Award in Working in High Risk Confined Spaces (6150-03 – Water and 6150-53 - Non-water). For those working in the water industry - Water UK categorisation NC4.

Course fee

£635 per person. This fee is inclusive of training, assessment, City & Guilds registration and certification and Site ID card.

Course dates and booking

We are able to provide this course to on request; a minimum of four candidates is required (maximum six). Book for six, pay for five.

As this course also requires competence in the unit 'Working in High Risk confined spaces', this is a five day course combining the three day High Risk and two day Emergency Rescue and Recovery courses.

Who should attend?

The Emergency rescue and recovery of casualties course is aimed at persons are trained to work in High Risk confined spaces, and who may form part of a team of rescue workers who may need to enter and assist persons to exit the confined space in the event of an emergency.

This unit is about being present as a member of a team for rescue and recovery of casualties should an emergency arise. It is a dedicated team and may be an in-house team, specialist contractors or the emergency services by prior arrangement.

The role is to be available and carry out rescue from within the confined space should an emergency arise.

Course objectives

  • Prepare to work safely in confined spaces under emergency conditions
  • Enter and exit confined spaces safely
  • Prepare and use breathing apparatus in accordance with manufacturer's specifications
  • Use rescue equipment safely and in accordance with manufacturer's instructions
  • Follow procedures and work safely
  • Deal with emergencies

City & Guilds certification

The course complies with the Level 3 Award in Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces (6150-05 - Water and 6150-55 - Non-water). For those working in the water industry - Water UK categorisation is not applicable.

Course duration

This is a five day course combining  the three day High Risk and two day Emergency Rescue and Recovery courses.

Course fee

£1250 per person. This fee is inclusive of training, assessment, City & Guilds registration and certification and Site ID card.

Course dates and booking

We provide this course at request; a minimum of four candidates is required (maximum six).  Special offer for this option - book for six, pay for five.

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