This Medium Risk course is accredited by City & Guilds and is essential for those working in a confined space where access risks are present and escape breathing apparatus must be taken in.

This is a competence based training course and will require delegates to show a good understanding of safe working practices and emergency arrangements including the use of a variety of equipment.

Candidates will be trained on how to select, use, visually inspect and maintain confined space equipment.  

Delegates will learn the legal requirements and best practices during work in confined spaces and to discuss the accepted work practices for confined space entry including atmospheric testing and monitoring methods, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), communication systems and emergency procedures.



Specific legislation, safe systems of work, Permits to work

Management / Supervisory duties under the Regulation

Atmospheric testing, monitoring and deterioration

Access requirements / the role of the standby person

Safety Equipment / emergency procedures

*Self-contained escape breathing apparatus theory and practical*

*Self-contained breathing apparatus theory for top man*

Emergency escape equipment

Changes to the requirements

Current best practices

Practical exercises


A period of the course time will be spent going through documentation that could be used such as Permits and Risk Assessments. Due to nature of course, delegates must be medically fit, and will be required to complete a written health and fitness statement prior to commencement of the course.

On successful completion candidates will be issued with City & Guilds Certification. The qualification is valid for 3 years.

The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English.

We are a CITB ATO. Companies that are CITB registered can claim for each candidate on this course. If you supply the company CITB levy number, this will be added to the paperwork and submitted following the course. 

Upcoming Course Dates

City & Guilds Confined Space Medium Risk 6160-09 – 22/05/2024 08:30 – 23/05/2024 16:30

Date: 22-05-2024

End Date: 23/05/2024 16:30

City & Guilds Confined Space Medium Risk 6160-09 – 26/06/2024 08:30 – 27/06/2024 16:30

Date: 26-06-2024

End Date: 27/06/2024 16:30

City & Guilds Confined Space Medium Risk 6160-09 – 23/07/2024 08:30 – 24/07/2024 16:30

Date: 23-07-2024

End Date: 24/07/2024 16:30


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