Low Risk Confined Spaces (One Day) Course


This Low Risk Confined Spaces course will teach delegates how to enter and work in a confined space safely to conduct their work.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the training course, the delegate will:

  • Understand general knowledge of working in Low Risk confined spaces
  • Prepare to work safely in a Low Risk confined space
  • Safely use tools and equipment safely
  • Follow work and procedures safely
  • Safely entering and exiting confined spaces
  • Learn how to deal with an emergency
  • Appropriately behave in a Low Risk confined space
  • Consider how to apply your knowledge to your work

Course Content

This course will cover the following topics:

  • What is a confined space?
  • What are Water UK NC1- NC4 classifications?
  • The definition of a Low, Medium and High-Risk environment
  • Regulations surrounding entering a confined space
  • Hazard identification and Risk Assessments
  • Use and principles of gas detectors
  • Permits to work and Safe systems to work
  • Topman/bottom man duties
  • Adjusting, pre-use checking and correct donning a safety harness
  • Fall arrest equipment, tripods and winches


Written Exam and Observation

Who should attend this course?

If you are working in a confined space with suitable or mechanical ventilation and the environment is a low risk; this is a suitable level for you.

Low risk – simple and unobstructed access and egress with no risk of flooding (valve chambers, meter pits, stairwells).


Accredited and Valid for 3 years

Course format options

Available Online and Classroom

CALL 03450 578 160 or email: training@builders.org.uk

  • To book this training course
  • To discuss your training requirements with a member of the NFB Training Team
  • To deliver this course in your organisation