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 NC2/NC3 (medium 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
  • Use open circuit (CABA) escape breathing apparatus safely
  • Work following a safe system of work
  • React positively in an emergency situation with basic emergency first aid


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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