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Confined Space Training

Confined Space

We have a range of Confined Space courses available;

  • 1 Day Confined Space – BTS Certification
  • ½ Day Supervisors Confined Space – BTS Certification
  • 2 Day Medium Risk Confined Space – City & Guilds Certification
  • High Risk Confined Space – City & Guilds Certification
City & Guilds Approved Training Centre

Confined Space Awareness

Duration: 1 day for a maximum of 10 operators

Course Overview

  • Understand the relevant legislation covering Confined Spaces
  • Understand the importance of & set up the correct systems for safe access & egress from Confined Space
  • Be aware of the signs & symptoms of health risks & how to mitigate their effects
  • Environmental testing & control – to include gas testing & ventilation
  • Emergency procedures & basic first aid procedures
  • Safety equipment to include breathing apparatus, its use, testing & maintenance
  • The responsibility & actions to be taken by the safety person (top man)

Who should attend
Those persons nominated to work in or at confined spaces.

Assessment of Training
Multiple choice questions at the end of the course.

Pre training requirements
Delegates attending this course should be physically and mentally fit.

Operators who successfully pass the course will receive a BTS Certificate & ID Card.

Open courses are run at regular intervals, please find dates below;

Course Dates

If you have a group of at least 3, or want a particular date, get in touch and we can run a course specifically for you.

Confined Space Supervisor

Confined Space Supervisor Course Content – ½ Day

In addition to the outline above, delegates will be trained on;

  • Greater knowledge of the legislation & legal requirement
  • Permits to enter Confined Spaces
  • Risk assessment of the environment
  • Record keeping of the tasks undertaking

    Please contact us for more information.

City & Guilds Medium Risk

City & Guilds Level 2 Qualification in Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces (6150-02)

Duration: 2 days for a maximum of 10 operators

Course Overview
Along with gaining a sound understanding of the Confined Space Regulations 1997, learners will be able to:

  • Prepare to work safely in medium risk confined spaces
  • Enter and exit confined spaces safely
  • Prepare and use appropriate respiratory protective equipment (RPE) for escape purposes in accordance with
    manufacturers’ specifications
  • Use equipment and tools safely and in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions
  • Follow procedures and work safely
  • Deal with emergencies
  • Use appropriate behaviour for working in medium risk confined spaces
  • Use appropriate industry knowledge for working in medium risk confined spaces
  • Apply relevant industry standards for working in medium risk confined spaces

Who should attend
For persons nominated to work in or at confined spaces where work has been assessed and classified as NC2 or NC3 (Medium Risk) who require pre-assessment training to prepare them for assessment in City & Guilds

Assessment of Training
City & Guilds question papers and practical assessment observation checklists will be submitted upon assessment completion

Pre training requirements
Candidates should bring their own safety footwear, waterproof clothing, hard hat and working gloves for the practical exercises. Course tuition will include a high proportion of hands-on demonstrations and practical exercises, supplemented with classroom based tutorials and pre and post course assessments. The learner will be given the opportunity to show they can resolve problems through evidence gained during practical exercises.

Delegates attending this course should be physically and mentally fit.

Certificates by City & Guilds will be issued subject to final verification.

Courses are held on a regular basis, please contact us for dates.


There are no upcoming events at this time.

City & Guilds High Risk

Other Courses
BTS can also arrange the following courses;

• City & Guilds 6150-03 Working in High Risk Confined Spaces
• City & Guilds 6150-05 Emergency Rescue & Recovery in Confined Spaces

Please contact us for more information.

Training Location
We deliver the course at both of our offices, Barry & Baglan, Port Talbot. We are also licensed to deliver the training at customers’ sites & have travelled around the United Kingdom & Europe to deliver this training.

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How to Book
If you would like to book a place on one of the above courses and you meet the required criteria you can Contact Us through the number at the top of the page, fill in the enquiry form on this page:

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