Confined Space Rescue Course

Conducted by our experienced confined space rescue technicians, this course is designed to train participants to safely undertake confined space rescue in a range of emergency situations in natural and man-made environments as well as providing the practical skills and knowledge required to supervise other team members undertaking confined space rescue in addition to planning and participating in first response rescues. 

An essential pre-requisite to attending this course is that you already have a recognised Confined Space Entry qualification and practical experience of working in confined spaces.

Face to Face

2 days


1 day

Enhanced Online


$495 per person

Contact us for corporate / group pricing options.


Competency Outcomes

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

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Intrinsic Safety Training (ABN 61 135738856).

Allens RTO Third Party Delivery

Course Delivery Details

Course Duration:
  • Face to Face: 2 days full face to face course
  • Refresher: 1 day full face to face course
Course Delivery Options

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

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.

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 Content and Assessment

The course includes the following topics:

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements applicable to confined space rescue

  • Lock out, tag out and isolation procedures

  • Identifying occupational hazards and control measures

  • Procedures for atmospheric monitoring

  • Operation of atmospheric monitoring equipment

  • Undertaking purging and ventilation operations

  • Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory devices

  • Use of ropes and knots for accessing confined spaces

  • Capabilities and limitations of rescue equipment

  • Casualty handling techniques

  • Casualty care and management considerations

  • Principles and procedures for first aid management of casualties

  • Manual handling techniques

  • Occupational hygiene

  • Procedures for reporting injuries and accidents

  • Safety precautions

Physical Requirements

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

  • Wear appropriate personal protective and rescue equipment
  • Escort stretchers in raising and lowering operations
  • Establish, maintain and use ascent and descent systems
  • Operate lowering and hauling systems
  • Wear and operate self-contained breathing apparatus
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 Quality 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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