Star Training

Confined Spaces Package (4 Units)

ON-SITE AT YOUR WORKPLACE

$495

RIIWHS202E – Enter and work in confined spaces
MSMPER205 – Enter confined space
MSMPER200 – Work in accordance with an issued permit
MSMWHS217 – Gas test atmospheres
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On-site at your workplace 1 day $495
Rowville 1 day $495

Location

On-site at your workplace, or alternatively at our Rowville Training facility.
16 Laser Drive, Rowville VIC 3178
Face to face delivery. To obtain accreditation in this course a practical and written assessment will be given to participants.
There are no pre-requisites, however participants must be able to converse and comprehend basic English.
  • Government issued photo identification
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Closed toe shoes
Upon successful completion, participants receive a wallet card and an electronic copy of Statement of Attainment with all 4 units of competency.
These Nationally Recognised Units of Competencies describe the skills and knowledge required to enter and work in confined spaces in the resources and infrastructure industries and also cover the skills and knowledge required for safe entry to confined spaces under a work permit and for maintaining safety while working in the confined space. It covers the skills and knowledge required to work in accordance with an issued permit. It aims to ensure that people working under a permit to work understand the system, know the limitations of the permit under which they are working and comply with all the requirements of the permit and covers the skills and knowledge required to test the working atmosphere, using electronic test apparatus, to find out if it is safe for the proposed work.

RIIWHS202E – Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

Planning and preparing to work in confined spaces
  • Accessing, interpreting and applying procedures for confined space entry
  • Obtaining, confirming, clarifying and applying work instructions and safety requirements
  • Obtaining and confirming entry permits
  • Confirming and applying emergency response procedure with the stand-by person
  • Identifying, obtaining and implementing signage and barrier requirements
  • Selecting and checking tools and equipment for the tasks
  • Identifying, confirmation and applying environmental protection requirements
  • Positioning rescue equipment by the entry permit.
Working in confined space
  • Gaining access to confined space
  • Testing and monitoring atmosphere for hazardous elements
  • Correctly applying tagging and lock-out procedures
  • Entering confined space correctly
  • Maintaining ongoing communication with the stand-by person
  • Complying with the entry permit including monitoring and adhering to allocated entry time.
Exiting confined space
  • Exiting confined space correctly
  • Recovering tools, equipment and materials
  • Conducting inspections of the confined space
  • Securing access to the confined space
  • Removing tagging and lock-outs
  • Accurately completing confined space entry permit
Cleaning up
  • Clearing work area and disposing or recycling materials
  • Cleaning, checking, maintaining and storing tools and equipment
  • Removing, cleaning and storing barriers and signs.

MSMPER205 – Enter Confined Space

Accessing confined space for entry
  • Confirming the purpose of the required entry
  • Checking the documented risk assessment associated with the entry to the confined space
  • Identifying and assessing hazards within/around the confined space
  • Identifying hazard controls and checking they are functional and appropriate.
  • Checking the incident/emergency response plan is appropriate to the job
  • Rehearsing own role in an incident/emergency response
  • Confirming and verifying that the conditions of the permit reflect the risk assessment
  • Ensuring the confined space is ready for entry
Using safety equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Securing the worksite
  • Selecting, fitting and wearing designated PPE
  • Selecting, testing and using required instruments and monitors
  • Challenge testing atmosphere/atmospheric monitoring instrument if required before entry
  • Confirming test/monitoring results show entry is safe
Work in accordance with confined space requirements
  • Entering confined space safely
  • Working in compliance with permit requirements
  • Arranging re-authorisation/reissue of permits as required
  • Completing confined space working documentation
  • Maintaining communications with all relevant personnel
  • Monitoring atmosphere within the confined space as required by the permit
  • Monitoring environment around the confined space for relevant changes
  • Taking appropriate action if there is a change in risk/work environment
Conclude confined space operations in accordance with procedures
  • Recovering, cleaning, servicing and storing equipment
  • Completing required final documentation
  • Reporting any issues

MSMPER200 – Work in Accordance with an Issued Permit

Applying for permit
  • Confirming the scope and location of the work to be done
  • Identifying the need for a work permit for the work to be carried out
  • Identifying the type of work permit required
  • Collating information required for the issue of the permit
  • Applying for the permit following the organisation’s requirements
Identifying the scope of the permit
  • Checking that work to be done complies with the permit type
  • Checking that the scope and location of work comply with the permit issued
  • Identifying hazards and checking that the hazard controls specified on the permit are consistent with the hazard analysis
  • Checking that preparations specified on the permit have been completed
  • Signing onto/receive the permit
Preparing for permitted work
  • Maintaining safe working conditions and environment by using available isolation procedures and safety equipment
  • Monitoring plant conditions and hazards to ensure work under the permit remains safe
  • Ensuring that appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected and worn, and emergency equipment is available, as required by the permit and relevant procedures
  • Inspecting work area to ensure safety and compliance with permit requirements and procedures
Working in accordance with an issued permit
  • Using required hazard reduction/control measures
  • Complying with requirements of the permit, including safety observer if required
  • Displaying issued permit on work site as required
  • Ensuring compliance with scope, location and timeframe specified in the permit.
  • Seeking variation to permit/new permit if job or work environment vary from that specified in the permit
  • Suspending job and making the worksite safe before leaving job
  • Formally seeking and receiving authorised extensions to the permit when required
  • Giving end-of-day status report to permit issuer
Completing permit to work
  • Obtaining new permit or having existing permit revalidated before work is recommenced
  • Checking the work conducted against the issued permit to ensure that all the nominated work requirements have been satisfied
  • Monitoring general housekeeping to ensure that the site has been left in a clean and safe condition
  • Ensuring personal lock outs/tag outs/isolations are removed in accordance with procedures
  • Communicating status of the work conducted and the results of the permit to relevant personnel
  • Completing documentation as required and having permit signed off when job is completed

MSMWHS217 – Gas Test Atmospheres

Preparing for gas testing
  • Finding out type of gas/atmosphere to be tested
  • Selecting and calibrating equipment in accordance with procedures
  • Finding out gas testing regime/sampling pattern required
  • Identifying hazards from possible atmosphere contaminants
  • Implementing hazard control measures and use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
Testing gas
  • Using gas testing equipment to test gas as required
  • Interpreting and reporting readings
  • Monitoring gas on an ongoing basis as required
  • Taking required action if readings are unacceptable
  • Communicating required actions to be taken to appropriate personnel
Maintaining equipment
  • Cleaning and maintaining gas testing equipment in accordance with procedures
  • Inspecting and fault-finding monitoring equipment in accordance with procedures
  • Returning gas testing equipment to required location and in required condition
  • Maintaining records of tests and results in accordance with procedures