Confined Spaces Training Melbourne

Complete the 4 core units of competency required to carry out work in a confined space with this advanced confined spaces training course at CFMEU Education & Training, Melbourne. We offer nationally recognised confined space training delivered by industry experts. Enquire today!


Incolink Members: FREE

Non-Members: $680


Melbourne Metro


4 Days Face-to-Face

Safe Working in Confined Spaces

Units of competency covered in this confined spaces course:

MSMPER205 enter confined space;

MSMPER200 work in accordance with an issued permit;

MSMWHS217 gas test atmospheres;

MSMWHS216 operate breathing apparatus

This course is required by persons who are required to enter a confined space, as defined by the Australian Standard AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces, or its authorised update or replacement.

These units of competency cover the skills and knowledge required for safe entry to confined spaces under a work permit and for maintaining safety while working in a confined space. The term ‘work permit’ (or ‘permit’) includes all written authorities as defined by AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces. It applies to persons required to enter confined spaces for any purpose, including maintenance, cleaning, inspection or other reasons.

Work in/entry to confined spaces shall conform to relevant legislation and AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces, or its authorised update or replacement. AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces defines a confined space as: ‘An enclosed or partially enclosed space that is not intended or designed primarily for human occupancy, within which there is a risk of one or more of the following:

(a) An oxygen concentration outside the safe oxygen range.

(b) A concentration of airborne contaminant that may cause impairment, loss of consciousness or asphyxiation.

(c) A concentration of flammable airborne contaminant that may cause injury from fire or explosion.

(d) Engulfment in a stored free-flowing solid or a rising level of liquid that may cause suffocation or drowning.’

Confined Space Course Information

Licensing/Regulatory Information
4 days
Pre-requisite Unit
MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit
Entry Requirements
Completed formal education

White Card – (CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry)
What to bring to class?
White Card – (CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry)
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Confined Spaces Refresher Course

Learn to Work in a Confined Space Safely


Who should attend?

This confined spaces course is recommended for:

  • Workers who will be performing confined space work, but are not required to issue a permit, conduct gas testing, or wear breathing apparatus
  • Electrical engineers
  • Safety inspectors
  • Safety & injury prevention personnel
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Emergency services personnel (fire, ambulance, police)
  • WHS officers
  • Risk managers
  • Mine managers
  • Telecommunications and cable installation personnel
  • Transport industry workers
  • Lift operators and installers

What will you learn?

This confined spaces course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify confined spaces and associated hazards
  • Abide with WHS legislation, codes of practice and Australian Standards
  • Understand roles and responsibilities and the hierarchy of controls
  • Conduct risk assessments, isolation and emergency procedures
  • Be familiar with worksite policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with a confined space permit
  • Carry out atmospheric monitoring
  • Apply and use appropriate PPE
  • Effectively and safely enter and exit confined spaces

Nationally accepted training

This confined space training course is delivered by CFMEU Education & Training in Melbourne, but is accepted Australia-wide.

This nationally recognised training course meets the 4 required units of competency for working in a confined space. It is advanced confined spaces training designed for people who work in or around confined spaces and involves a combination of practical and theoretical learning.

Australian Standard AS2865 recommends refreshing confined space training every 12-24 months.

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