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Confined Spaces

Overview

Training is necessary for supervisors, stand-by person, workers entering confined spaces as well as rescue personnel, it is a Department of Labour requirement that everyone involved is properly trained by a competent trainer. Our training meets or exceeds the requirements by the Department of Labour.

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What Our Confined Spaces Course Will Teach You

  • Knowledge and awareness of hazards within confined spaces
  • How to ensure that you can set-up and work within a confined space safely, and become an asset to a working team, both in and around confined spaces
  • To fully understand the differences between Gas Testing, and Gas Monitoring

Among the hazards that are covered in depth include:

  • Confined space restrictions, and their effect on patient recovery in the event of incident
  • Methods of entry and exit into confined spaces
  • Types of gases that can be found in common Confined Spaces (eg sewer’s, tank’s, silo’s, trenches)
  • Hazards associated with Gas Testing over Gas Monitoring
  • Suspension Trauma, and its effects on the human body
  • Duties of Safety Personal, and the risks associated with these tasks
  • Isolation of Confined Space Hazards (lockout methods) vs Minimisation (use of PPE and Breathing Apparatus)

Confined Spaces Course Details

  • Certificate Awarded:
    • Certificate in Confined Spaces & Gas Testing with Rescue
  • Credits/Levels:
    • Demonstrate Knowledge of Hazards Associated with Confined Spaces
      • NZQA Code: 18426. 3 credits level 3
    • Plan a Confined Space Entry
      • NZQA Code: 17599. 4 credits level 5
    • Total NZQA unit standard credits: 3 credits at level 3 and 4 credits at level 5
  • Pre-requisites:
    • None. Open entry
  • Course Location:
    • Our training facility, Hull Rd, Mount Maunganui
  • Course Duration:
    • 2 Days (8.00am to 5:00pm)
  • Course Cost:
    • Enquire to find out! + cost of NZQA credit reporting (if required)

Confined Spaces (Refresher) Course Details

  • Certificate Awarded:
    • Certificate in Confined Spaces & Gas Testing with Rescue
  • Credits/Levels
    • Demonstrate Knowledge of Hazards Associated with Confined Spaces
      • NZQA Code: 18426. 3 credits level 3
    • Total NZQA unit standard credits: 3 credits at level 3
  • Pre-requisites:
    • Previous completion of unit standards 18426 and 17599
  • Course Location:
    • Our training facility, Hull Rd, Mount Maunganui
  • Course Duration:
    • 1 Day (8.00am to 5:00pm)
  • Course Date:
    • 9th August
  • Course Cost:
    • Enquire to find out!

Additional Standards (an additional fee may be charged to register these Unit Standards)

  • NZQA Code: 25510
    • Operate Gas Testing Device to Determine a Suitable Atmosphere Exists to Work Safely
  • NZQA Code: 25044
    • Wear and Operate Compressed Air Breathing Apparatus (BA) in the Workplace
  • NZQA Code: 17590
    • Issue Worksite Specific Work Permits
    • (this Unit Standard requires the person to supply evidence of several Confined Space entries that they have been involved in both the planning and the conduct of the work)

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