Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

This program offers the participant the fundamental processes, skills, and knowledge enabling them to conduct work safely in a confined space environment. Not only is a confined space a hazardous work environment but the work which is often performed in these locations often intensifies the potential for even greater danger.

Location188 East Street, Rockhampton 4700 QLD

Course Schedule1 day Weekly - Thursday

Delivery ModeFace to Face (max 16 students)

Course Times7:45am - 4:00pm (approx 8 hours)

Course Outcomes

Course Outcomes
On successful completion of this training course, candidates will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment with the unit of competency RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces by New Horizons Safety & Training Services RTO 31372.

Refresher Details: Candidates may be required to complete refresher training every 2-5 years from date of course completion, if working on a coal mine or civil construction site. Though not legislated, you will need to discuss with your employer on their internal quality management requirement for refreshing. 

Please visit www.training.gov.au/RIIWHS202E for more information on the training package

New Horizons Safety & Training Services recognises that whilst there is a standard set of learning outcomes for this course, the context and environment in which the learning is applied is varied. We will always customise the course to suit your unique workplace requirements. Please ask our staff about alternate training and assessment strategies that can be designed should you have prior experience or knowledge including but not limited to change in course days, disability options, LLN support where applicable, credit transfer/RPL and in house one on one where possible.



For workers that often venture into confined spaces, a lack of knowledge and awareness often leads to unfortunate unplanned mishaps which can often be fatal.

It’s an essential requirement that all entry persons are trained to the Australian Standard: 2865 Safe Working in Confined Space which is outlined in the above course qualification providing the participant with the fundamental processes, skills, and knowledge enabling them to conduct work safely in a confined space environment.

What to expect?

  • Training conducted by experienced trainer and assessor who has worked in various areas of industry and experience with working in confined spaces
  • One day of training.
  • Knowledge on relevant legislation and Australian Standards for entering and working in a confined space.
  • Plenty of practical hands on training to ensure workers can be safe.
  • A Theory Assessment and Practical Assessment will be conducted to deem competence.

Topics that will be discussed include:

  • Definitions
  • Current Legislation
  • Duty of care in relation to confined space entry
  • Risk management
  • Duties of the standby person
  • Confined space equipment
  • Gas level stratification
  • Gas detector operations
  • PPE Requirements
  • Rescue plans and equipment

Course Pre-Requisites

  • Photo Identification is required on the day your program commences

Language, Literacy and Numeracy
This training program requires basic reading, writing and numeracy skills.
Prior to enrolling please contact New Horizons Safety and Training Services to discuss our support services if required. We ask where you haven’t completed an LLN with New Horizons previously that you please complete on enrol. This will allow us to determine if any further support is required.

To complete this course successfully, participants need to have reasonably well developed skills in areas such as reading, writing and communication. Examples of LLN requirements that participants will need to demonstrate are:

  • Read permits
  • Develop Risk Assessment
  • Identify and implement signage
  • Numeracy skills for has monitoring

Your Rights and Responsibilities
It is a requirement of the Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) that students be made aware of their rights and responsibilities prior to enrolling into any of our training courses at New Horizons Safety and Training Services. Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Participant Information Handbook.

Learners will be required to provide their Unique Student Identifier prior to the commencement of the course (usi.gov.au to register)

Recognised Prior Learning
If you feel you have the required skills, past experience or qualifications that should be recognised as part of this program, then please mention this to our friendly staff to discuss your options

Credit Transfer
Credit Transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for units/qualifications that can be identified as equivalent in content. Please discuss this option upon enrolment if you feel your learning outcome can be matched with a current unit or qualification you may already hold.


Full Program – $170

Refresher – $140

Payment Method:

  1. Direct Debit/Cash/Credit Card/ EFTPOS
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Get in touch

188 East Street, Rockhampton Qld 4700
PO Box 9938, Frenchville Qld 4701

Ph: (07) 4927 0666 | Fax: (07) 4927 0699

RTO Services

Provider of Nationally Recognised Training and RTO Services. Specialising in training courses for the mining & construction industries. RTO No. 31372