Working in Confined Spaces Supervisor Course

Conducted by our experienced confined space technicians, this advanced course is designed to train participants to supervise or manager workers carrying 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 develop safe working practices, conduct atmospheric testing of a confined space and develop permits for workers operating in confined space environments. Any person who is required to enter or work in confined spaces or supervise and manage confined space workers or confined spaces should attend this course.

Anyone who has confined spaces on their site, but is not required to enter confined spaces should attend our non-accredited Confined Space Awareness course. If you are required to conduct rescue from within a confined space you should also attend our Confined Space Rescue course.

Face to Face

2 days


1 day

Enhanced Online


$478 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:

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.

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 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.

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:

  • Regulatory requirements for working in confined spaces across Australia

  • Nature of works undertaken in confined space environments

  • Defining and classifying confined spaces

  • Safe working practices for working in confined spaces

  • Using safety equipment and systems for working in confined spaces

  • Assessing hazards and risks when working in confined spaces

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

  • Developing relevant documentation, permits, risk assessments, policies and procedures

  • Atmospheric monitoring equipment, function, use and interpretation

  • Developing atmospheric monitoring requirements for confined space environments

  • Establishment and utilisation of mechanical ventilation systems in confined spaces

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

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 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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