RIIWHS202E – Enter and work in confined spaces

Course Description

This unit covers the entering and working in confined spaces in resources and infrastructure industries. It includes planning and preparing for entry of confined spaces; entry and working in confined spaces, exiting confined spaces and cleaning up.


  • Work Health & Safety Act and associated Regulations
  • Model Code of Practice for Working in confined spaces
  • Identification of work procedures and instructions, risks and regulations
  • Identification of contaminants
  • Correct access, location of safety data sheets, installation & use of tools and equipment including breathing apparatus
  •  Performing work in confined spaces
  • Personal protective equipment, including breathing apparatus
  • Clean-up of work area, including dismantling, cleaning and checking equipment

Entry Requirements

  • While there are no prerequisites for this unit, applicants must be able to use and understand basic English and be confident with working confined spaces.
  • Applicants aged 16-18 years should hold a current White card.
  • All applicants must provide photo ID (e.g. Australian Driver’s Licence)

Delivery & Assesment

Training and assessment is conducted on site and is structured on a flexible basis to meet the needs of the organisation and students and includes classroom theory and practical on-job training.


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Successful assessment outcomes from this training will result in a Statement of Attainment; that may be used for recognition in a relevant qualification. Completion of this unit is a requirement for issue of OHS White Card.

Materials & Equipment

Students will be provided with all written and physical materials required to complete the assessment. Students must wear long trousers, a long sleave top and steel-capped boots.


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  • Work, health and safety
  • Fees and charges
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  • Grievances and disputes