Confined Space Entry – Escape BA

This course is intended for those who will enter confined spaces which do not normally require the use of portable breathing apparatus but who may use gas detection monitors and / or portable escape sets in emergency situations.

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This course provides candidates with knowledge and practical competence to allow a person to enter basic confined spaces safely, for the purpose of carrying out light maintenance or inspection work.

The Confined Space Entry – Escape BA training course is for persons who will enter confined spaces which do not normally require the use of portable breathing apparatus but who may use gas detection monitors and / or portable escape sets in emergency situations.

Provides knowledge and practical competence to allow a person to enter low and medium risk confined spaces safely, for the purpose of carrying our light maintenance or inspection work.

During this course, candidates will gain experience of narrow, constricted environments (with unexpected blackout) and will rescue a colleague.

This course also includes the use of gas monitoring and an escape set.

Includes a range of practical and theoretical topics, including:

  • Legal, personal, medical requirements for confined space entry
  • Characteristics of confined spaces – what is a confined space?
  • Types of personal protective equipment
  • Types of rescue equipment
  • Use of confined space escape BA sets
  • Use of vertical safety systems.
  • Use of stretchers
  • Carry out a casualty recovery
  • Use of gas detector
  • Use of stretchers

Due to the nature of this course, candidates should be comfortable with exposure to dark and constricted environments and should not suffer from claustrophobia.

The Confined Space Entry – Escape BA training course certificate is valid for a three year period. After this, a revalidation of the course will be required. Please see Confined Space Entry – Revalidation (Course Ref: TCS1UR).

Confined Space Entry Escape

Course Details

Duration: 2 days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Kendal
Entry Requirements: Minimum age 18. Candidates should be comfortable with exposure to dark and constricted environments. Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TCS1U
Assessment: Practical and written
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 3 years
Medical Requirements: A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested prior to attendance and candidate should not suffer from claustrophobia.
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