UNITS OF COMPETENCY
RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces
Course Duration 1 Day (8 Hrs) This Nationally accredited course provides practical training on Australian Standard AS2865-2009. This Standard sets out the particular requirements and risk control measures for the safety of persons entering or conducting tasks associated with confined spaces, and has been designed to meet the national competency standards for confined space entry. It also satisfies the training requirements of the Victorian, Commonwealth and other state regulations.
UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE STUDENTS WILL LEARN TO
Prepare for Work in Confined Spaces – Obtain and check entry permit. -Choose and inspect tools and equipment. – Identify and erect signs and barriers. – Check emergency procedures with stand-by person. Gain Access and Prepare for Entry – Gain access to entry point. – Position rescue equipment. – Apply isolation, tagging and lock-out measures. – Confirm results of atmospheric testing. Safely Work in Confined Space, then Exit – Safely enter confined space. – Maintain communication with stand-by person. – Monitor atmosphere. – Safely handle materials. – Work within the limits of entry permit. – Monitor and stick to allocated time. – Safely exit the confined space. Conclude Operations and Return Space to Service – Recover tools, equipment and materials. – Inspect confined space. – Secure access to confined space. – Remove tagging and lock-out devices. – Sign-off entry permit documentation. Maintain Equipment and Clean Up – Clean up the work area. – Remove, clean and store signs and barriers. – Clean, maintain and store all tools and equipment, including: – Maintaining and inspecting tools and equipment. – Managing issues and completing documentation.
On successful completion of the course persons will be issued with a Certificate/Statement of Attainment and a confined space ticket proof of training card from APTA RTO #22508. This course is a Nationally Accredited Course.
PREREQUISITES & COURSE REQUIREMENTS
– Photo ID must be presented i.e. current driver’s license or passport – Basic English language and literacy skills
17 Norther Ave Moorabbin Airport Melbourne 3194.
Become accredited to work in Confined Space environments.