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Confined Space Training, Permit & Non-Permit

Online Training & Certification Course
Safe Work Australia

This course presents an overview of confined space entry safety practices. It will cover what defines a confined space, the hazards of confined spaces, confined space safety regulations and standards, and hazard controls. This Confined Spaces Safety Training-Australia Course is designed for anyone working in or around a confined space, emphasising hazard identification and safe entry and exit procedures.

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$39.95 per student   (1-3)

$35.95 per student   (4-7)

$32.95 per student   (8-12)

$30.95 per student   (13-20)

$29.95 per student   (21+)

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Governing regulations.
As of 2013, the WHS Act and WHS Regulations, supported by the Codes of Practice, have been adopted by the Commonwealth, Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, and Tasmania. The WHS Regulations identify control measures that must be applied to specific work activities and hazards, including compliance and enforcement. Permit and non-permit Confined Space Entry regulations are covered under Chapter 4 of the Work Health and Safety Regulations.

This course is not currently registered through an RTO and may not meet your individual requirements. The course content is equivalent to RIIWHS202D but has not been certified by any Australian Regulating entity.

Who must take this course?
Workers and their supervisors must have the skills and knowledge to understand the hazards associated with working in the specific confined space, the contents of any confined space entry permit, and the control measures implemented.

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Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • Section 1-Course Objectives
  • Section 2-Introduction to Confined Spaces Safety
  • Section 3-Confined Space Definition
    • Confined Space Determination
    • Examples of Confined Spaces
    • What Is Not a Confined Space?
    • Confined Space Risks
    • Confined Space Injuries
  • Section 4-Confined Spaces Fatalities and Injuries
  • Section 5-Confined Space Hazards
    • Atmospheric Hazards
    • Oxygen Deficiency
    • Oxygen Displacement
    • Symptoms of Oxygen Deficiency
    • Flammable Atmospheres
    • Toxic Atmospheres
    • Common Toxic Substances
    • Irritants
    • Physical Hazards
    • Psychological Hazards
  • Section 6-Safety Regulations
    • Work Health and Safety (WHS)
    • Other Regulations
      • Commonwealth - Comcare
      • Australian Capital Territory - WorkSafe ACT
      • New South Wales - WorkCover NSW
      • Northern Territory - NT WorkSafe
      • Queensland - Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ)
      • South Australia - SafeWork SA
      • Tasmania - Workplace Standards Tasmania
      • Victoria - WorkSafe Victoria
      • Western Australia - WorkSafe Western Australia
  • Section 7-Responsibilities
    • Designer, Manufacturer or Supplier
    • Employers
    • Employees
  • Section 8-Confined Space Risk Assessment
    • Atmospheric Testing and Monitoring
    • Test in the Correct Order
    • Test with Caution
    • Air Monitoring Equipment
      • Colorimetric Detector Tubes
      • Oxygen and Combustible Gas Meters
      • Multi-Gas Electronic Monitors
  • Section 9-Confined Space Hazard Controls
    • Eliminate Risks
    • Minimise Risks
    • Atmospheric Controls
    • Purging
    • Ventilation
    • Important Safety Tips for Ventilation
    • Isolating Hazardous Energy
    • Communication Systems and Safety Monitoring
    • Entry Permits
    • Administrative Controls
    • Training
    • Safety and Personal Protection Equipment
    • Fall Arrest Equipment
    • Retrieval Equipment
    • Respiratory Equipment
    • Air-Purifying Respirators (APR)
    • Supplied Air Respirator (SAR) or Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus (SABA)
    • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
    • Protective Clothing
  • Section 10-Confined Space Emergency Procedures
    • Rescue Strategies
    • Rescue Considerations
    • Rescue Equipment
  • Section 11-Summary
  • Section 12-Additional Resources
Click to Learn More Course format.

Our Australia Confined Space Entry Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.

Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

Retraining should be provided as appropriate, depending on the frequency of the confined space tasks. Training records must be kept for two years.

Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a Australia Confined Space Training printable certificate and wallet card.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

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