Course Aims

This two day course aims to provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to operate and control a medium risk confined space environment.

City & Guilds - Entrant and Entry Controller for Confined Spaces (Medium Risk)

Who Attends

The Confined Space Medium Risk Course is for any delegate who must enter confined spaces that are not intended for continuous human occupancy. This could be to carry out work or perform maintenance in a confined space which has limited or restricted means of entry or exit. The course also covers the candidates to understand the entry controller’s duties and responsibilities including, equipment checks and monitoring work teams to ensure correct health & safety procedures are followed.

Course Content

The Confined Space Medium Risk Course content includes:

Health and safety overview
The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 & Approved Code of Practice
Identification of risks and their control
Workplace safety
Weil’s Disease 
Hazardous atmospheres and gas monitoring
The risk assessment process
Operation of safe systems of work
Use of permit to work control measures
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), pre-use inspection and safe operation (IP rated, intrinsically safe and ATEX approved)
Fall arrest systems
Safe entry/exit
Emergency procedures
Theoretical and practical training on escape breathing apparatus
Implement procedures for teams working in confined space
Control safe entry and exit to the confined space
Control emergency procedures
Understand standard protocols for work in confined space
Understand environmental and health and safety legislation


By the end of the Confined Space Medium Risk Course the training delegates will have gained sufficient knowledge and understanding to control, monitor, implement procedures, enter, work and exit medium risk confined spaces in a safe and hazard free manner.


Teaching Methods
The Confined Space Medium Risk Course course has a high proportion of discussions, best practice sharing, syndicate exercises and case studies will be supplemented with both classroom based and practical confined space entry and egress tutorials.

Assessment Methods
Delegates will be continuously assessed during the Confined Space Medium Risk Course in preparation for both a theoretical and practical assessment. Delegates will need to achieve 65% in the final exam, in order to successfully complete the course.

Qualifications Obtained

Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded a City and Guilds (6160-09) Certificate. City and Guilds Level 2 Working in and controlling a Medium Risk Confined Spaces.

Entry Requirements

Pre-Requisites:  The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English as no additional help can be given during the exam.

Additional Information

Bespoke Courses
Courses can be arranged to suit your need, they must be carried out at our accredited confined space centre.

If you are an approved CITB levy paying organisation then this course is eligible for a grant of £30.00 when a course is successfully completed.

Sibbald Training are an Approved Training Organisation with CITB, and will make the claim on your behalf if your company levy number is provided at the time of booking (or you can make the claim later direct if this information is not available).

Arrange your course with Sibbald

If pre-scheduled dates are not listed on this page, or if the dates published do not fit your requirement, please contact us as arrangements can be made to suit your needs. 

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  • Duration

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