SQA – Level 2 Qualification

This course is designed for persons who have been nominated to work in or at confined spaces where work has been assessed and classified as NC4 (High Risk) under the Water UK scheme.

Course Objective

To provide delegates with the skills and knowledge to perform their duties to the standards prescribed by City & Guilds and in-line with the Confined Space Regulations 1997, therefore safeguard themselves and others.

Course Content

The course includes a review of the requirements of the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 and the knowledge in how to:

  • Interpret the Water UK Confined Spaces classification scheme
  • Risk assess residual hazards
  • Recognise changing environments
  • Use and interpret gas monitors to verify safe atmospheres
  • Understand the nature and occurrence of problem atmospheres
  • Use ancillary safety items harness, ropes, winches and life lines
  • Prepare breathing apparatus for use, observing duration indicators and user checks, don and wear breathing apparatus correctly observing all fitting and performance checks
  • Work following a safe system of work
  • React positively in an emergency situation


At the end of the course delegates will undertake:

  • A practical and written assessment

Candidates need to bring their own safety footwear, waterproof clothing, hard hat and working gloves for the practical exercises.

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