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Astutis Confined Spaces Safety

Around 15 people in the UK are killed in confined spaces incidents each year.

The Astutis Confined Spaces Safety course covers the dangers and risks associated with Confined Spaces. You will gain an understanding of safe working systems and practices, in line with the Confined Spaces Safety Regulations, and the roles involved in risk assessments and associated procedures.

This course is perfectly suited to shift supervisors, maintenance managers and operational workers who operate in confined spaces. It can also be used as refresher training.

Discounts are available for bulk purchases. 

Learning Methods




Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements 

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Company Benefits

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and Confined Spaces Safety Regulations 1997 holds employers responsible for the safety of their employees and others. Training your staff on the risks and control measures associated with confined spaces will make sure you are meeting your legal obligations.

Around 15 people in the UK are killed in confined spaces incidents each year. Not being able to recognise a confined space and its dangers, failed rescue attempts, and inadequate safe systems of work are the main causes of fatalities. This training will make sure your staff are able to identify the dangers of a confined space and implement the necessary precautions, protecting themselves and others from harm.

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  • Unit 1

    Dangers of confined spaces

  • Unit 2

    Confined Spaces Regulations 1997

  • Unit 3

    Confined spaces risk assessment

  • Unit 4

    Safe systems of work


  • There is a short open book test at the end of the course

Course Length

  • 1-day

Learning Methods

  • On-Site

    Professional HSE training delivered at your premises

  • Virtual

    Live-online, engaging and interactive classes

No formal entry requirements 
Unit 1
Dangers of confined spaces Covering the 7 main hazards associated with confined space work.
Unit 2
Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 Apply where the assessment identifies risks of serious injury from work in confined spaces.
Unit 3
Confined spaces risk assessment Completing risk assessments and ensuring proper safety and evacuation processes are followed.
Unit 4
Safe systems of work A safe system of work (SSoW)'; the formal procedure based on a systematic examination of work in order to identify the hazards.

Confined Spaces Safety Course Guide

Learning Methods Explained

A learner will be required to achieve a score of (80%) in the short open book test at the end of the course.. Failure to achieve this will result in the learner requiring to re-sit the examination under exam conditions. If the learner further fails the second attempt then they will require to re-sit the course in its entirety.

The examination takes approximately 20 minutes, however, we understand and recognise that learning needs are varied and thus the time stated is for guidance only.

The varied needs of learners also include the ability to fully comprehend written English and we may read out the questions to assist such learners if English is a second language, however, no assistance may be offered in respect of providing answers.

Workplace Training

Develop your people for a better organisation

By applying the knowledge and skills gained from the Astutis Approved Confined Spaces Safety course you will contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.

Our training has been tried and tested by 100,000 health and safety professionals. We offer a range of learning options including virtual classroom, online and on-site classroom courses delivered at a premises of your choice at a time to suit your needs.

Benefits Of Staff Training At Your Organisation

Cost and time saving benefits for larger number of staff.
Your own dedicated account manager to organise all aspects of your training.
Relevant training for your staff can be tailored to company requests.
Choice and convenience of training delivery options to suit your staff.

Whats The Best Way For My Staff To Learn?

Dependent on staff availability, location, budget and your company needs, choose from the options:

Online - Our interactive and multimedia rich courses for staff to fit in around their commitments

Classroom - Expert tutor-led delivery, hosted in a professional training environment across 6-sites within the UK. Alternatively classroom training can be delivered on-site at your premises for multiple learners.

Virtual - The Virtual Learning Academy is the most modern approach to delivering live-online training without the need to travel

Workplace Training

Helping You To Train Your Staff

Independent and practical consultancy support provided by our Chartered Health and Safety, and Environmental practitioners.

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