Confined Space - 6160-03 High Risk


Ashfield Safety Hire is an approved centre for the The City & Guilds Confined Spaces (6160) qualifications which are endorsed by Energy and Utility Skills. The aim of this course is to reflect the national occupational standard (NOS) for a high risk related confined space environment.

All learners who successfully pass their course will be certified for three years and their details will be entered on to the City & Guilds database.

Level 2 Award in Working in High Risk Confined Spaces (6160-03)

This unit covers entry into NC1, NC2, NC3 and NC4 category confined spaces. Learners will be shown how to safely enter into these category confined spaces including the different requirements of access equipment for NC2 and NC3 confined spaces. Monitoring the atmosphere and having a structured plan of action in place to deal with any anomaly, along with reporting procedures. The use of self-contained breathing apparatus for both self-rescue and under abnormal conditions.

Course overview:

  • Prepare to work safely in high risk confined spaces
  • Enter and exit high risk confined spaces safely
  • Prepare and use self-contained open circuit breathing apparatus in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications
  • Use equipment and tools safely and in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications
  • Follow working procedures and work safely
  • Deal with emergencies
  • Understand the principles of working in high risk confined spaces
  • Understand standard protocols for working in high risk confined spaces

The candidates will be assessed by:

  • Direct observation of an entry into a realistic NC4 category high risk confined space
  • Written exam

Course Prerequisites:

  • Candidates must be medically fit to undertake the training and will be asked to self-certify during the induction
  • Candidates must not exceed 140kg (22 stones) in weight as this is the current maximum user weight for the fall protection equipment that will be used during the training
  • Candidates must be clean shaven to participate in this course.

Candidates preparing to enter a confined space wearing breathing apparatus

Course Price: €628.00 Per Person

Photo ID Card: €17.50 Per Person

Course Duration: 3 days

Should you require equipment for a high risk entry please call us on 09064 21564 / 21578 and we will be happy to help.

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