Newcastle Rescue & Consultancy Pty Ltd provide confined space rescue training for persons who are required to enter and work in confined spaces, test for toxic gases, operate (wear) breathing apparatus, who perform CPR and standby duties and are part of a rescue team. Our course is Nationally Recognised and is in accordance with the Australian Standard 2865-2009 and relevant Codes of Practice.
The confined space rescue 3 day training course is structured to ensure participants have the understanding of hazards and the requirements needed to enter and work in a confined space. Participants will gain relevant skills in identifying the scope of work covered by relevant permits, ensuring that the right type of permit has been issued for the correct type of work. The gas detection unit is designed to teach participants how to use and read a gas monitor, and be familiar with what gases to test for. The breathing apparatus unit is designed to teach participants on how to operate SCBA in a safe and operational manner. Throughout the training, participants will be introduced to a number of hazards, including claustrophobia. The rescue unit is designed to teach participants on how to perform as part of a rescue team, your responsibilities as a standby person and perform CPR on a casualty.
The course will cover the following areas;
- WH&S Legislation
- Confined Space Regulations
- Codes of Practice and Australian Standards
- Case Studies from Industries
- Risk Assessment and Hierarchy of Control
- Management and Employee Responsibilities
- Developing Site Procedures and Safe Work Methods
- Safe Handling of Equipment
- Ropes and Knots
- Gas Detection
- Breathing Apparatus
- Deployment of Rescue Personnel
- Safe Entry and Exit of the Confined Space
- Legal Requirements of the Standby Person and Rescue Personnel
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Upcoming Courses for Confined Space Rescue 3 Day Training
Units of Competency
- RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces (day 1)
- RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control (day 1)
- MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit (day 1)
- MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres (day 2)
- MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus (day 2)
- PUASAR025A Undertake confined space rescue (day 3)
- HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (day 3)
Duration of Course
Training is delivered Face to Face. All training handouts supplied.
Participants are to provide their own workplace appropriate gloves. Participants are to wear comfortable clothing and closed in shoes.
Physical Requirement – a participant must be in good health and medically fit for work. If weight is over 136kg, we advise participant to bring a specialised harness with them to the training.
Participants will complete a theory based assessment and a practical based assessment to determine their competence.
On successful completion of the confined space 3 day training course, participants will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment and a wallet card stating;
- Participant Name
- Units of Competency Completed
- Date of Completion
- Statement of Attainment Number
Recognition of Prior Learning
All participants are offered the opportunity to apply for RPL. Please refer to the Student Handbook (located in resources) or phone 1300 356 686 for the procedure of how to apply.
From 1st January 2015, it is a requirement when enrolling in a Nationally Recognised training course to have a Unique Student Identifier Number (USI). Certifications cannot be issued until the USI number has been provided and verified.
For details on the refresher for this course, please contact the office.