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Enter Confined Space without Breathing Apparatus Refresher

1 Day - Max 12 Students

Designed for:
Designed for students who have been previously trained in confined space units of competency.



Pre-entry Requirements:
To be eligible for refresher training, students must have completed confined space training within the last 3 years. This training requires a degree of physical activity.

This course is designed for students who are required to be re-assessed in entering a confined space, for maintenance purposes, for cleaning, inspection or other reasons. It is required by all students who are required to enter a confined space, as defined by the standard AS2865 requires reassessment 'at appropriate intervals'. The industry regards reassessment on a two to three year cycle as good practice.


The following content will be revised during the training:

  • Access and interpret information relevant to specific tasks (eg labels, MSDSs hazchem signs)
  • Access and apply hazard controls
  • Describe and/or explain hazards associated with tasks covered by the permit, types of tests required for the issue of work permits - the types of tests to include, atmospheric/oxygen/ breathability, flammability/explosivity, toxicity/TWA, temperature, humidity.
  • Interpret and respond to gas test/monitoring results/information.
  • Identify a change in work conditions, possible new hazards and so the required hazard controls and obtain revalidation of permit
  • Confined space entry procedures

Units of Competency

MSMPER205 Enter confined space

MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit

MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres

The assessment process will occur through a combination of theoretical and practical assessment.

Delivery Method:
Competency confirmation will be achieved through 2 hours of theory revision, followed by a theory assessment. Following theory assessment students will be revised in confined space entry procedures.

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