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Working in Confined Spaces

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The Working in Confined Spaces online training course is aimed at anyone who is required to work in spaces of an enclosed nature, where there is a risk of injury from hazardous substances or dangerous conditions.

Course Duration: 60 mins approx

There are a number of dangers posed to those who work in confined spaces. Major risks are posed by the work activity that needs to be undertaken, the external factors and the nature of the space being worked in.

It is the employer’s legal responsibility to protect employees from harm by conducting through risk assessments and enforcing the necessary emergency arrangements and procedures in the workplace. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that they follow the correct procedures that have been put in place.

The benefits of this training include a reduced risk of injury and costs to the employers, employees can work safely in confined spaces which can increase productivity and gain a better reputation for the organisation.

Learners on this working in confined spaces training course will learn about safe systems at work and the relevant health and safety legislations including the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997. Learners will also learn key information around the dangers of confined spaces, oxygen levels, identifying hazards, who is most at risk, the control measures that can be implemented and the appropriate emergency procedures needed.

This online training will take approx 60 minutes to complete, and has no expiry date. Once you complete the course you will have immediate access to your free, downloadable certificate. Our courses are fully CPD certified and created to the highest standard with clear images, videos, quizzes and diagrams to ensure all delegates have a clear understanding of the topic they are learning.

Please be aware that depending on your company and working conditions, you may need further practical training to keep your workplace compliant. 

Course Content

Module 1 - LegislationIntroduction, Course outcomes, Why is training important?, Definition of a confined space, Health and safety legislation, The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997, Other related legislation, Employee responsibilities
Module 2 - Risk AssessmentWhat is a risk assessment?, Identifying hazards, The dangers of confined spaces, Deciding who might be harmed and how, Who is most at risk?, Evaluating risks, Recording and implementing findings, Reviewing and updating
Module 3 - Control MeasuresControl measures, Avoiding entering confined spaces, Safe systems of work, Permit to work
Module 4 - Emergency ProceduresEmergency procedures, Communication, Rescue and resuscitation equipment, Capabilities of rescuers, Fire safety, Shut down, First aid procedures, Emergency services, Communication, education and training

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Who should do this Working in Confined Spaces online course?

This course is suitable for anyone that works in a confined space including employees, managers, supervisors and emergency services. 

Aims and Learning Outcomes

The course is designed to raise awareness of the dangers associated with working in a confined space. Each module covers the steps to understanding the key legislation, the risks, control measures and emergency procedures that apply to workers in a confined space.

Once this course is completed, learners will:

  • Have a good knowledge of their own legal responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 and the additional related legislation
  • Understand the importance and the process of conducting risk assessments on the work that needs to be carried out in a specific confined space
  • Be aware of the dangers involved in working in confined spaces and understand how to adopt and follow the appropriate control measures

Our online courses

All of our online courses are made of comprehensive learning materials, in-depth content with high quality videos and images to provide you with an engaging, interactive learning experience. 

They can be taken on any device that can access the internet, and all of our courses have a full audio voiceover and are fully online with no time limits.


All our courses are certified by the CPD Certification Service, as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. This allows us to be consistent in providing recognised courses of the highest quality.

All of our courses include a quality assured certificate, downloadable and ready to print at your convenience, on completion of the final assessment. We also provide a link that can be forwarded to employers to verify your certification, and provide evidence for compliance and audit.

Certificates do not have an expiry date, however, based on the industry best practice guidelines, the recommended period for renewal of this training is 1 year.


During this online course you may encounter a few brief in-course questions that are designed solely to maximise user engagement and reinforce your learning throughout. These in-course features aren’t marked and, therefore, won’t affect your final assessment score.

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked to answer a selection of multiple choice questions with a pass rate of 100% for the final assessment. Don’t worry if you don’t pass! You will have unlimited attempts to retake the assessment and achieve a 100% pass rate, at no extra cost. Answers are marked automatically, so you will instantly know if you have passed, or whether you have to re-take the test before you can access your certificate. 

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