Courses Confined Space Training Brisbane

Confined Space Entry – Basic Operator


Confined Space Entry Training Course Brisbane

At Vertical Horizonz, we provide a comprehensive confined space course in Brisbane. Our course covers all the safety measures and regulations for confined space work.

Course Overview 

This is a basic course designed for anyone who wants to ensure safety while working in a confined space. The course covers the basics of how to conduct a risk assessment and enter a confined space.

Whether you are working in confined spaces or around them, you may think about following this course. It provides hands-on experience with some practical situations to get an effective learning experience. After following the course, you can have a clear understanding of the context of the environment you are working on. You will be able to identify the hazards linked with confined spaces. Moreover, you can ensure your safety while working in a confined space. It will also be possible for you to get the most out of your safety equipment.

What is a confined space? 

As per the Code of Practice published by Safe Work Australia, a confined space refers to an enclosed space that meets below criteria: 

  • Not suitable or designed for a person to occupy
  • Possess a safety risk to a person who gets in

A person who gets into a confined space will have to deal with numerous safety risks. For example, confined spaces can lack oxygen and contain numerous airborne contaminants. They include dust, vapours, and even toxic airborne gases.

Here are some examples of confined spaces: 

  • Pipes 
  • Degreases and pits
  • Sewers 
  • Pressure vessels 
  • Process vessels 
  • Silos 
  • Boilers
  • Tank cars
  • Storage tanks 
  • Shipboard spaces 
  • Sewer pump stations that have shafts and ducts 


The confined Space Training Course is an invaluable course designed to prevent accidents, injury and save lives. This course is for individuals working across all industries and incorporates all methods, procedures, and safety involved in working in Confined Spaces.


  • Focuses on the potential hazards and risks of working in a confined space 
  • Safe work procedures are explained
  • Demonstrate how to operate the critical safety equipment needed within a confined space.
  • Planing confined space jobs
  • Preparing for working in a confined space
  • Working in a confined space
  • Exiting confined space


  • RIIWHS202E Enter and Work in Confined Spaces
  • MSMPER205 Enter a Confined Space
  • MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit

Who can go through the confined space training? 

  • Electrical engineers
  • Safety personnel
  • Safety inspectors
  • Lift installers and operators
  • Transportation industry workers
  • Cable installation and telecommunication personnel
  • Mine managers
  • Risk managers
  • WHS officers
  • People who work for emergency services such as police and fire departments
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Injury prevention personnel
  • Any worker who has to perform duties in a confined space but doesn’t have a permit.

Course Outline 

  • Risk assessment
  • Hazard identification
  • Understanding roles and responsibilities
  • Adhering to Australian standards, codes of practice, and WHS legislation
  • Identifying confined spaces
  • Confined space entry and exit procedures
  • Emergency and safety procedures 
  • Atmospheric monitoring
  • Isolation procedures
  • Isolation procedures
  • Understanding how to work according to the confined space permit 
  • Completing the applications for confined space permit 
  • Adhering to work site policy and procedures
  • Understanding the hierarchy of controls 

What to expect from the course? 

  • You will get in-person training from an experienced specialist in confined spaces.
  • Knowledge of how to implement risk control methods according to the nature of confined space.
  • Understanding the safety equipment and PPE requirement when working in confined spaces.
  • Knowledge of Australian Standards, code of practice, and legislation related to confined spaces.
  • Practical hands-on training on how to enhance safety when working in confined spaces.


Requirement to demonstrate a level of written and spoken English to do this: Equivalent to Level 1 English communication skills.


The programme trainers are all experienced practical people. They speak everyday workplace language and have a wealth of real life examples to share with trainees. Trainees are encouraged to ‘have a go’ in a supportive, safe environment.

Note: We also offer other courses like Gas Test Atmospheres Training course, Breathing Apparatus Training course etc.

Location: 3/94 Delta Street, Geebung, Brisbane, or training may also be conducted at client's venue upon request

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