Course: Managing Confined Space 6150-61
Level: Level 5 is suitable for you if you Manage work in confined Spaces.
Qualification: This is a single unit qualification covering both water and non-water occupations.

Unit Aim

This unit focuses on planning, organising and managing work safely in confined spaces including legislative roles and responsibilities, health and safety considerations and equipment requirements. The unit is designed for managers that are responsible for organising and planning work activities within a confined
space. The manager may or may not supervise the actual job.

Course content:

  • Be able to apply the relevant legislative and industry requirements for managing work in confined spaces.
  • Be able to develop risk assessments relevant to confined spaces to work activities.
  • Be able to identify suitable control measures for work activities to be undertaken in confined spaces.
  • Be able to develop safe working methods for confined spaces
  • Be able to establish effective procedures for using permits to work
  • Be able to develop effective emergency arrangements
  • Be able to implement and maintain effective arrangements for document storage, review and audit
  • Understand legislative and industry confined space requirements for managing work in confined spaces
  • Understand how to develop risk assessments relevant to confined spaces work activities to be undertaken
  • Understand control measures for work activities to be undertaken in confined spaces
  • Understand safe methods of work for confined spaces work activities
  • Understand procedures for using permits to work
  • Understand how to develop effective emergency arrangements
  • Understand procedures for reporting systems and risk assessments

Entry requirements:

You will have normally completed the relevant confined space entry qualification for the situations you manage.
Assessment and grading – The unit will be assessed by:

  • A written assessment
  • A practical assignment involving the production of a evidence based portfolio.This qualification has been designed by City & Guilds to meet the requirements of Water UK and are water industry specific.

Course includes:

  • Refreshments throughout the day
  • Lunch
  • Photo ID card (on completion of course)
  • City and Guilds certificate which is valid for three years (on completion of course)

Course Requirements

All candidates wishing to take a City and Guilds confined space qualification should be a minimum of 16 years old and be medically fit.

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