Course Code: RIIWHS202E   |   Duration: 1

Confined Space Training

RIIWHS202E - Enter and work in confined spaces

Cost: $350


Course Overview

Our Confined Space Entry course is meticulously crafted to comprehensively prepare you for all safety and practical considerations essential for working safely in confined spaces. Beyond theoretical principles, this course offers hands-on, face-to-face training to ensure thorough understanding and application of concepts.

Designed to meet the needs of workers across various industries, the course is suitable for individuals seeking formal Confined Space Entry qualification. Whether you work in construction, maintenance, communications, mining, transport, or other related fields, this course equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge to navigate confined spaces safely and effectively.


  • Individuals working in industries such as construction, manufacturing, mining, and utilities where confined spaces are common.
  • Employees who are required to enter confined spaces as part of their job duties, such as maintenance workers, cleaners, and inspectors.
  • Workers who need to understand the hazards associated with confined spaces and how to mitigate these risks to ensure their safety and the safety of others.
  • Personnel seeking to comply with regulatory requirements and industry standards regarding confined space entry and work.
  • Anyone involved in confined space operations who requires formal training and certification to perform their tasks safely and effectively.


Topics covered in this course encompass a wide range of crucial aspects related to confined space work:

  • Legal and organizational requirements pertinent to confined space operations.
  • Identification of hazards and risks within and around confined spaces, including potential sources of atmospheric contaminants.
  • Conducting risk analyses to assess the risk level associated with each identified hazard.
  • Principles of hazard management and emergency response protocols when working in confined spaces, which may involve lock-out procedures, atmospheric purging, and the use of breathing apparatus.
  • Recognition of both common and unfamiliar hazards associated with confined spaces, equipment, and work practices.
  • Proper care and maintenance of safety equipment essential for confined space operations.
  • Execution and completion of work safely within confined spaces, including adherence to reporting and documentation requirements.

This comprehensive coverage ensures that participants gain the necessary knowledge and skills to navigate confined spaces safely and effectively while complying with legal and organisational standards.


  • Laverton
  • Onsite

Units of Study

RIIWHS202E – Enter and work in confined spaces

Nationally Recognised training

Course Outcomes

Participants who are deemed competent in knowledge and practical assessments will receive:

Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment (SoA) for the unit of competency

    • RIIWHS202E – Enter and work in confined spaces

Important Information


Applicants MUST hold:


The practical will be completed in a simulated environment and full PPE will be required. The following PPE is required:

  • Safety work boots – steel capped, lace up with ankle support.
  • Full-length pants
  • Long sleeve shirt or long sleeve high visibility shirt
  • Hi-vis vest
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses eye protection


Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LL&N)

Before training begins, participants will go through an assessment that helps us determine if any learning support is needed. To successfully complete this course, participants are expected to have the following language, literacy, and numeracy skills:

  • Interpret and comprehend workplace safety signs and symbols.
  • Comprehend workplace policies, procedures, and informational materials.
  • Comprehend basic spoken English.
  • Communicate essential safety-related information


Verification of Competency (VOC) is necessary every 2-3 years, depending on your organisation’s requirements. Click here to learn more about Verification of Competancy with ATS RTO.

Other Things to Know


Participants are required to bring one of the following current valid photo identification documents (ID) on the day of training:

  • Australian or International Passport
  • Driver’s Licence


The cost for a replacement ID card due to loss or theft is $45.


If the training is to be held on a clients site, the following will be required:

  • Access to a training room
  • Access to yard
  • Access to confined space environment

Assessment Methods

To be deemed competent, participants are required to successfully complete a combination of the written and practical tasks which form an assessment instrument.

Delivery Methods

The delivery of this course is face-to-face in a combination of classroom and practical activities in a simulated environment.

Payment Options

Pay via EFTPOS/ direct payment.

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Hands-On Learning for Practical Mastery

Experience the power of hands-on learning, where theoretical knowledge seamlessly integrates with practical applications, preparing you for real-world challenges.

Cutting Edge Curriculum Aligned with Industry Demands

Our curriculum is not just up-to-date; it's meticulously crafted to align with the latest industry demands, ensuring you stay ahead in your field.

Guiding Your Journey to Professional Excellence

Our dedicated educators and support staff are committed to guiding every step of your journey, fostering an environment where professional excellence is not just achieved but expected.

Why Choose ATS RTO ?

With over 20 years experience delivering
training and assessment to the construction and rail industries, we pride ourselves on the quality of our training staff and coursework.

At ATS, we are dedicated to enhancing the skills and expanding the knowledge of
every student, with the objective of making your workplace a safer and more efficient environment.

What others are saying

This training course aims to provide everything to do with rail and Terry is a professional instructor and very friendly and the other staff team are great I recommended it to anyone who would want to get into rail and civil.

Nik Mcintyre

If you want some proper job-ready training this is the place to come! Our teacher Jim has been nothing but helpful and willing to teach. I'm glad I've taken my time out of my life to attend my class for my cert 2 rail infrastructure certificate. Thank you Jim and the ATS team. 

Harley Higgins

Thanks ATS for all the help with my journey towards a new career. And a big thank you to Terry the instructor. True gentle and a scholar. THANK YOU ATS!

Michael Bettiol

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