Work in Confined Spaces Course

A course designed for those that are required to enter and work in confined space environments

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"As a small business, we look to support other boutique businesses like Intrinsic safety Training, and we're never disappointed with these guys! Thorough knowledge of their sector, the Intrinsic team go above and beyond to deliver training ideally suited to our team's needs. As the business owner, I would highly recommend you get in touch with these guys before you even consider the competition. 5 stars all the way!"

First Aid and CPR Client

Brisbane July 2020

"Brendan at Intrinsic was fantastic. He was flexible and accommodating with last minute changes to the course requirements and offered experience based, challenging training to my team, tailored to our specific requirements. Highly recommended and will definitely be using his services again."

Vertical Rescue Course Client

Brisbane July 2020

“I learnt more from the hands-on approach and it was good to see the theory and practical elements broken up to maintain interest. The course was delivered clearly and in a personable manner by the trainer. Great job!”

Working at Heights Client

Brisbane May 2019

“The hands-on and interactive approach to the first aid training made it relevant to the real world. There was a good mixture of theory and practical activities which made it easy to remain engaged. The information presented was clear and easy to understand.”

First Aid + CPR Client

Brisbane July 2019

“I was particularly impressed with the trainer (Brendan). He was very easy to approach and ask questions of. I had very little experience of height safety so I found the information and practical experience invaluable”

Working at Heights Client

Brisbane July 2019

“The trainer was great. He was entertaining and provided some great learning aspects. It was great to learn from someone with great knowledge and a positive attitude.”

Gas Detector Course Client

Brisbane June 2019

“Brendan made the experience enjoyable and he took the time to make sure we understood what had to be done. It was awesome to get a lot of hands-on time on the tools as well. Thank you Brendan”

Confined Space Rescue Client

Brisbane June 2019

“The course was more hands on than most courses I have attended and that is a great way to view competency. The trainer could easily train anyone no matter their previous experience level.”

Confined Space Rescue Client

Brisbane May 2019

“The trainer has a strong background in fire and emergency response and this was evident in the training. He was able to demonstrate the ideas to the class effectively and provide an outcome that was more than sufficient for my field of work.”

Fire Warden Client

Brisbane April 2019

“The trainer was the epitome of professional. Extremely knowledgeable and able to communicate syllabus and requirements perfectly.”

Confined Space Rescue Client

Brisbane April 2019

“Brendan did a great job. I have had training with Brendan on a few occasions and he always keeps it interesting. Brendan also raises good points on mental health in a rescue environment, which is important in FIFO work.”

Confined Space Rescue Client

Brisbane March 2019

"Excellent course. The best part of the course was the practical!. I have previously done four Safe Work at Heights Courses, with different providers, and this one was the most extensive"

Working at Heights Client

Sydney February 2018

"Thank you for the Safe Work at Heights Training. I found it to be an informative class and I have taken quite a few things away with me on the subject"

Working at Heights Client

Brisbane February 2018

"Great course. The trainer has a lot of experiences in this field and was very knowledgeable"

Working in Confined Spaces Client

Sydney March 2018

"Thank you so much. I really loved the course and would recommend the trainer and all courses to everyone I know. Again, thank you so much"

Working at Heights Client

Sydney January 2018

"Brendan knows his stuff and is a good trainer..."

Chief Fire Warden Client

Sydney September 2020

"The trainer was easy to listed to and was very happy to answer questions and provided great examples."

Chief Fire Warden Client

Penrith August 2020

"It was good to learn fire fighting techniques and different scenarios that can happen and how to prepare for those situations"

Fire Extinguisher Client

Sydney August 2020

"I found Brendan very informative and his way of teaching was easy to understand."

Chief Fire Warden Client

Sydney August 2020

"The training was done in an interesting, upbeat and thought-provoking manner."

Chief Fire Warden Client

Penrith July 2020

"The trainer was very good in explaining the theory and scenarios in detail and made the class very interesting. It was very educational and can help in real life by saving lives."

CPR Client

Sydney September 2020

"I liked the way the trainer explained different situations. Overall it was interesting and well delivered."

Fire Warden Training

Penrith August 2020

"Brendan was very nice and answered all of our questions and was very easy to understand. He was very accommodating and well prepared."

Chief Fire Warden Client

Sydney August 2020

"The trainer was easy to follow and understand. The practicality and realness of the pit stop style of CPR and the more realistic timeframe made the course interesting. Brendan is a great trainer who is really knowledgeable, competent and thorough."

First Aid Client

Sydney September 2020

"Brendan is an approachable trainer and I found his delivery very interesting and learnt a few new things in todays training."

First Aid Client

Sydney September 2020

"The trainer delivered a great course with interactive course content, great training material and attention to detail. His delivery style made learning easy."

First Aid Client

Sydney September 2020

"Overall the course was good and straight to the point and informative. The trainer encouraged critical thinking and observation"

Fire Warden Training Client

Sydney October 2020

"Unreal training! I learnt more in one week than I thought I ever would. The course was very interesting and educational"

Vertical Rescue Client

Darwin October 2020

"The training was without a doubt one of the best courses that I have been on. The level of training that was provided was at a very high level. Brendan has a lot of knowledge and allowed the students to work at our pace. It was great to allow us to train in our own work area so that we know the training we can conduct from now on to maintain competency"

Vertical Rescue Client

Darwin October 2020

Conducted by our experienced confined space technicians, this course is designed to train participants to safely carry out work in confined spaces by providing an understanding of the legal requirements, as well as practical risk control measures, safe systems of work and equipment that can be applied to any confined spaces situation, to ensure work is carried out safely. This course provides the competency requirements to undertake safe working practices when operating in confined spaces. Any person who is required to enter or work in confined spaces should attend this course.

Supervisors and managers of confined space work or who are required to issue permits and conduct atmospheric testing within confined spaces should attend our 2-day Working in Confined Spaces Supervisor course to ensure they comply with legislation by establishing permit conditions that effectively identify and control the risks within the confined space.


Individuals (Public Course): $239 per person
Group Rate: Submit a group booking enquiry above for a customised quote.

Course Options

Face to Face: 1 day full face to face
Refresher: 6 hours full face to face


RIIWHS202E Enter and Work in Confined Space
MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an Issued Permit
MSMWHS217 Gas Test Atmospheres


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Payment Terms

Individual bookings require payment upfront or at time of booking.

Group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and Intrinsic Safety Training.

Refund Policy

Please refer to our refund policy.

Course Delivery Details

Course Duration:
  • Face to Face: 1 day full face to face course
  • Refresher: 6 hours full face to face
Course Delivery Options

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an Intrinsic Safety Training or Third party facility.

Pre-Course Study Options

If there is pre-course study for the course, it is found in the student portal.

Students must have access to a computer, phone, tablet etc. with access to the internet to complete the pre-course study online.

Important information regarding course durations:

Course durations are reflective of group sizes between 4 and 15 students. 

If there are less students in a group course duration may be reduced by a maximum of 10%. 

Therefore, if a class size exceeds 15 students it may  be necessary to increase course duration.

Certification Details

What are you issued upon completion?

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the following statement of attainment:

  • RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined space

  • MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued work permit

  • MSMWHS217 Gas Test Atmospheres
    Who issues the certificate?

    Training and assessment is delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd (RTO 90909), therefore they will issue the statement of attainment for this course.

    How often should the training be done?

    The industry recommendation is that workers conduct this course at least every 3 years.

    Course Content

    The course includes the following topics:

    • Definition of confined space (relevant to state/territory)

    • Legal requirements for working in confined spaces across Australia

    • Nature of works undertaken in confined space environments

    • Safe working practices for working in confined spaces

    • Selecting and using safety equipment for working in confined spaces

    • Complying with safe work methods

    • Assessing hazards and risks when working in confined spaces

    • Implementing control measures to minimise risk when working in confined spaces

    • Applying relevant permits, risk assessments, policies and procedures

    • Names and functions of equipment, components, and materials for working in confined spaces

    • Understanding and performing role of safety stand-by/observer when operating in confined spaces

    Assessment Requirements

    Physical Requirements

    Students will have to carry out various physical practical exercises. Therefore students should be capable of conducting the following activities:

    • Correctly fitting a harness
    • Climbing into and through confined space environments
    • Being lowered and raised on a pulley system in a confined space environment
    • Performing manual tasks in a confined space environment
    Assessment Components

    Both practical (tasks and scenarios) and written theory assessments will be conducted during face to face training sessions.

    Student Information

    Students undertaking this course will have to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

    Language, Literacy and Numeracy
    • Sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete this course

    Personal Safety
    • Personal safety equipment must be provided by/for the student and worn during training

    Venue Information/Catering

    Students attending courses at our venues must provide:

    • Lunch (cafes operate within or close to all of our training venues)

    • Appropriate clothing (preferably long pants and closed footwear)

    Student Rights and Responsibilities

    The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) requires that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider. By enrolling into any of our courses you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions outlined in our Student Handbook.

    Identification Requirements

    Students will be required to show proof of identification at the commencement of the course.

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