Principles of Working in Confined Spaces Level 2 (VTQ)
About the Course
We know how important it is for you to be trained to work safely in confined spaces. That's why we've created this course so you can learn the principles of working in confined spaces. With over 50% of job vacancies filled by people with this qualification, there's no doubt that you'll be able to find relevant work once you've completed this course. It will prepare you for jobs where you work in confined spaces and ensure that your safety is always a top priority.
You might have to work in a confined space one day, so it's time you learn the basics. This qualification will teach you about general principles of working in confined spaces and provide you with an understanding of critical issues relating to working in confined spaces. This course is part of the competence qualifications for working in a high- or low-risk confined space and will help you stay safe while on the job.
Confined spaces are often in high-risk environments, and their workers must understand the principles of working in these spaces.
The Principles of Working in Confined Spaces Level 2 course teaches general principles of working in confined spaces.
Topics covered in this course include:
-The anatomy of the human body and how it affects working in confined spaces
-Principles of rescue and first aid for workers in confined spaces
-How to use breathing apparatus safely will provide learners with an understanding of critical issues relating to working in confined spaces, such as safety requirements and work procedures.
-Learn how to Identify potential hazards.
-The basics of working in confined spaces.
-How to stay safe while working in these environments.
This qualification also forms a part of the competence qualifications for working in a High and Low-Risk confined space. You will learn to work safely in these environments and identify potential hazards.
What type of occupation is this qualification suitable for?
The Principles of Working in Confined Spaces Level 2 is suitable for workers who need to work safely in confined spaces. The course is designed for people working in confined spaces for the first time or those who need to refresh their knowledge. Examples of occupations that may be suitable for this qualification include:
-Shipbuilding and offshore oil and gas workers
-Divers who work in confined spaces, including underwater welding, fitting and rigging workers
-Materials handlers who work with hazardous materials
What are the requirements?
To attend this course, you must be reasonably fit and able to move around safely. You will also need access to a safe, confined space in which you can practice the skills learned.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements are applicable for this course.
Are there any benefits to taking the course?
Yes, after completing this course, you will be able to work safely in confined spaces and identify potential hazards.
Is there any pre-qualification to attend the principles of working in confined spaces?
No, this course is not a prerequisite for attending the principles of working in confined spaces. This course is designed to meet the HSE recommendations in the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997