Enter and work in confined spaces
About This Course
RIIWHS202E – Enter and work in confined spaces
Current – Release: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/RIIWHS202E
Face-to-Face training will be conducted At Ironbark Training facilities. Specifically:
- 2/22 Edward Street, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650
This program is delivered as a 1 course.
RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces
This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to test the working atmosphere, using electronic test apparatus, to find out if it is safe for the proposed work.
It applies to situations where an individual may be required to carry out gas testing of an atmosphere prior to entering a specific area or workspace. The competency requires the person to interpret readings and take actions based on the interpretation.
Working environment may be hazardous, unpredictable, subject to time pressure, chaotic and expose responders to risk, on land or water, by day or night. Workplace atmospheres may include visible and invisible hazards and hazardous surfaces.
The unit is suitable for use in the following situations:
- confined spaces
- enclosed and partially enclosed spaces
- hot work
- storage tanks, silos, pits, pipes, shafts, ducts, transport vehicles and ships
- testing as part of issuing a work permit
- monitoring as part of working under a work permit
- open areas
- holding the gas tester by hand
- lowering the gas tester into a space, e.g. on a line.
This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team or group and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.
This unit requires a person providing to:
- Plan and prepare for working in confined space
- Work in confined space
- Exit confined space
- Clean up
Pre-requisites and Licensing / Regulatory Information
There are no pre-requisites for the units of competency in this skill set.
However, students must be able to complete all training and assessment materials in accordance with the instructions and assessment requirements for that instrument. In particular, learners must have sufficient English language to complete the assessment without the use of an interpreter, assistant or any reference materials. Unless specified in learning materials.
Resources To Be Provided by Student
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
NB: Programs delivered as a skill set package comprise multiple units. While booked and paid for as a package, the units are delivered sequentially (one after another) and are not blended together, this allows a student to exit upon completion of any or all units in the package. Where a student withdraws before completion of all units, a Statement of Attainment will be issued for the completed units only. Please note, there are no refunds or discounts offered for students who do not complete the entire skill set package and we strongly encourage students to complete all units within the skillset to maximise their learning opportunity.
Smart and Skilled:
If you wish to apply and are eligible for funding through the NSW Smart and Skilled program, This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.