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Confined Space Supervisor

  • Duration2 Days
  • Competency

    RIIWHS401E - Supervise work in confined spaces

  • Locations


Course Overview

This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required to supervise work in confined spaces and is appropriate for those working in supervisory or technical specialist roles

Performance Criteria

  • Prepare for work in the confined space
  • Provide information about working in confined spaces
  • Ensure safety and health of others entering and working in a confined space
  • Supervise entry and work in a confined space
  • Implement confined space emergency and rescue systems
  • Withdraw from confined space and facilitate return to service

Course Outline

  • Locates and applies relevant legislation, documentation, policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates completion of supervising work in confined spaces
  • Performing task analysis to carry out risk assessment, and prepare for emergency procedures
  • Preparing a written safe operating procedure and checklist for confined space work activities
  • Preparing required permits prior to work activity
  • Determining working at height requirements
  • Providing clear instruction and coordination of activity throughout working in confined space activity
  • Establishing and applying effective communication techniques to others throughout the work activity
  • Applying atmospheric contaminants measurement procedures
  • Training others to carry out first response first aid and fire fighting techniques
  • Maintaining written record of hazards, risk assessments, outcomes and controls used
  • Applying legislation, standards and code of practice
  • Performing the process of hazard identification, risk assessment and control
  • Applying confined space legislation
  • Determining the effects of atmospheric contaminants
  • Establishing control measures
  • Using methods of systems isolation
  • Examination, testing and maintenance of control measures
  • Selection, use, training and maintenance of safety and rescue equipment
  • Using communication and observer systems



327 Bayswater Road
QLD 4814


Gate 1, Building 4 – Entry 5
Construction Training Centre
460-492 Beaudesert Road
Salisbury, Brisbane
QLD 4107

Course ID: 395 - Confined Space Supervisor