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C&G 6160-01 Level 2 Award - Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces

City & Guilds course covering low risk confined spaces where there is easy entry / exit and adequate natural ventilation.


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Product number: CG_CS_LOW|SW10311

This course reflects the national occupational standard for a low risk confined space environment where access is simple and unobstructed. It covers both water and non-water industry areas.


This may include working with potable water, sewage treatment processes, drain and sewer cleaning operations or where the operative is working in or near water or where a confined space is subject to surface water flooding.


This may include pharmaceutical, petrochemical, asbestos removal, vehicle manufacture and servicing, aeronautical, construction, communications, power, utilities, gas, electrical and mechanical engineering and some elements of work operations in mines, quarries and tunnelling.

  • Confined Spaces Regulations 1997& Approved Code of Practice
  • Identification of a confined space
  • Confined space classifications:
    • Water industry national classifications
    • National occupational standard
  • Risk assessment & workplace safety
  • Operation of a safe system of work
  • Following and preparing a method statement
  • Use of permit to work control measures
  • Emergency planning
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Gas detection and ventilation
  • Hygiene and first aid


  • Practical observation - side entry and top entry no deeper than 3 metres
  • Undertaking risk assessments throughout the exercise to identify hazards
  • Responding to risks and hazards
  • Dealing promptly with emergencies
  • Written assessment

This course is aimed at anyone working in a low risk environment and includes preparing to work safely, entering and exiting low risk confined spaces safely, safe use of equipment and tools, following procedures and dealing with emergencies.

Delegates successfully completing the course will be issued with a Certification by City & Guilds, which is valid for 3 years.

Due to the Internal Quality Assurance process, as stipulated by City and Guilds, which much be conducted for the paperwork on all courses, certification for this qualification can take up to 3 months at our busiest times. We always aim to provide certificates as quickly as possible, for updates on when your certificate will be available, please call 0345 766 7799 or send an email to for updates.

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