Project Description

Confined Space, Permits, Rescue and Breathing Apparatus

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RIIWHS202E – Enter and work in confined space

MSMPER200 – Work in accordance with an issued permit

PUASAR025 – Undertake confined space rescue

MSMWHS216 – Operate breathing apparatus

A confined space may be an area of restricted entry and exit, may have an atmosphere which contains potentially harmful levels of a contaminant, unsafe levels of oxygen or may cause engulfment. This Confined Space Entry Training course in Melbourne is designed for persons working within or around limited spaces (e.g. utility vault, pipes, sewers etcetera), or who engage in related outdoor recreational activities such as caving.

This confined space course is designed to meet the training/certification requirements of South East Water. Four units forming part of this course are clustered (grouped, taught and assessed together).

Construction Training Group’s Confined Space training will provide you with the essential knowledge of equipment and procedures outlined in the OH&S Regulations / compliance codes. The training will give you detailed knowledge on the operation and maintenance of associated safety equipment; and to perform confined space rescue.

South East Water requires that a refresher course be completed every 12 months.

At the time of booking this Confined Space Entry Training course, students will be eligible to book in for our complementary CPR training.


There are no prerequisite requirements for the units MSMPER200, MSMWHS216 and RIIWHS202E. However, the following prerequisites apply to the unit PUASAR025 in relation to the fire sector.The fire sector is those sections of government departments, statutory authorities or organisations that have responsibility under jurisdictional arrangements for the delivery of firefighting and fire management services.It is essential that the prerequisite units listed below are obtained by individuals working within the fire sector or the units contributing to the attainment of a fire qualification prior to attending our course.

  • PUAFIR306 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident
  • PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation.
  • PUAFIR306 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident
  • PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation.

Selection Criteria

We run two courses for Confined Spaces (i.e. Confined Space Entry Training):We facilitate one course for students who already hold a Construction Induction/White Card (completion of the unit CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry or equivalent) and a second course for students who do not hold a Construction Induction Card.

(Please note the course dates advertised are for students who currently hold a Construction Induction/White Card (completion of the unit CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry or equivalent), If you do not hold a Construction Induction card please call our office to book in for this course).

Participants will also need to satisfactorily complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment to assess their capacity to meet unit requirements.

Applicants must also have the physical capacity to meet the manual work requirements of the units.

In order to avoid common issues experienced around Breathing Apparatus ‘Fit Check’, students are required to make any adjustments to their facial hair prior to attending the training session at CTG. This can be achieved by clean shaving or only having facial hair which will not interfere with the fitting surfaces and parts of the breathing apparatus face mask. Correct fit of a mask requires contact with smooth skin. This makes masks unsuitable for men with beards or moustaches.

Please contact us for more information.

Key course information

  • Compliance documentation including entry and work permits
  • OHS, hazards, controls and safety requirements
  • Rescue equipment and techniques
  • Environmental protection requirements
  • Tools and equipment
  • Distress units
  • Communication techniques
  • Breathing apparatus equipment and its functions

Each confined space cluster course is facilitated by a member of our highly experienced training team in Melbourne and includes trainer presentations and practical activities – so your participation will be required! Assessment activities include a knowledge test and satisfactory demonstration of practical skills in a simulated environment. At successful completion of the course, you’ll be awarded a national Statement of Attainment with the above units of competency listed as proof of training and assessment.

Course Duration

The formal duration of the course is 2 days. (Please note that the complementary CPR is an additional 4 hour course).

The course can be conducted at our Rowville training facility in Melbourne or onsite.

You are required to wear suitable clothing (shirt and pants/jeans) and enclosed footwear (closed toe shoes). CTG will provide you with hi-vis vests and other PPE and equipment required for training and assessment.

Pre learning may apply, contact the office for more information.

Course Cost

Price: $500.00 per person
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Get your confined space ticket and upskill your work potential. Book online to join our confined space training in Melbourne or get in touch with our team on (03) 9763 5449 with any questions.
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