Confined Space Entry Training to Access Sydney Water

Confined Space Entry Training to Access Sydney Water

Confined space entry training for access to Sydney Water confined spaces; this course does not include Breathing Apparatus training.p>

Other Requirements

Ability to read and correctly interpret complex signage; speak clearly and unambiguously in English; and to explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues. Writing is required to the level of completing workplace /> Participants must be at least 16 years of age and provide photo identification.


Trainee card and a Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency:

  • MSMWHS217 Gas test atmosphere
  •  MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit
  • RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces


This course covers WHS policies and procedures, entering and working in confined spaces, local risk management and operating breathing apparatus in resources and infrastructure industries. This course meets the requirements of State/Territory WHS Regulators and Australian Standard AS 2865-2009.

  • Plan and prepare for entering and working in confined spaces
  • Enter and work in the confined space
  • Exit confined space
  • Clean up
  • Identify hazards
  • Assess risk and identify unacceptable risk
  • Identify, assess and implement risk treatments
  • Conduct checks on breathing apparatus
  • Complete records and reports
  • Conclude operations

Assessment Process

  • Problem solving activities
  • Problem solving questions—written
  • Short answer questions—written
  • Group participation
  • Work type activities
  • Observation of practical skills
  • Recognition of prior learning or skills

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