Confined Space Rescue Training

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Confined Space Rescue Training Overview


This confined space rescue training is a continuation course from our 2 day Confined Space Entry and Standby course. It is a premium course designed for those wanting to get involved in standby rescue, become a rescue technician or develop existing rescue skills as a dedicated team member of an Emergency Response Team (ERT).

We MAX the course at 8 students so we can give individual attention as needed, to enable you or your team to be confident and proficient as members of a rescue team.

If you’re serious about rescue, this is the course for you. It will be hard, intense, make you think on your feet or on your belly.

You know what they say good training isn’t cheap and cheap training isn’t good.

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Our confined space rescue training is designed for workers and rescue technicians requiring training within a variety of industries including the following:

  • Civil construction
  • Mining
  • Drilling
  • Oil and Gas
  • Geotechnical
  • Engineering
  • Naval
  • Aviation
  • Military
  • Public service

What you will learn

  • Breathing apparatus training covers the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain breathing apparatus and equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere, as defined by the Australian Standard AS/NZS 1715:2009 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment, which includes SCBA.
  • The names and functions of equipment, components and materials
  • Safe shifting and handling of tools and materials
  • The nature of rescue work.
  • A wide range of rescue and environmental situations, which may include industrial, rural, bush and extreme environmental conditions.
  • Supervisor and employee responsibilities for rescue.
  • Team rescue (entry method).
  • Rescue from outside the space.
  • Self rescue (escape)
  • Writing a rescue plan

Where can it take your career?

This training course is designed for those that may be required to do roles undertaking work in confined spaces. This is suitable for individuals who are looking:

  • To be able to work under breathing apparatus
  • To be part of a Confined Space Rescue Team
  • To gain employment in the resources and infrastructure industry
  • To formalise their qualifications to meet workplace and legislative requirements
  • To upgrade or refresh their skills to advance their careers
  • To use this unit of competency to complete a qualification

What are the Physical/Personal Requirements?

  • Physically, medically and mentally fit.
  • Able to lift and drag an 80kg dead weight approx 20 meters, conduct 5 heaves/pull ups, 30 push ups and able to operate at heights. Not be more than 120kg. Not have any medical conditions or phobias that may endanger yourself or other students including fear of heights or physical injury.
  • Clean shaven on the days of training (breathing apparatus requirement)

What are the Entry Requirements?

There are no prerequisites, however before making a booking students must:

  • Be 18 years or older (unless prior arrangements have been made).
  • Be able to clearly communicate (speak), read and write in English to a high standard.
  • Have proficient computer skills with internet access. Preferably access to a Laptop/Desktop with a good WiFi connection to download the pre-course Learner Guide/s.

What are the Assessment Requirements?

During the course students must complete both theory and practical assessments under the following conditions in order to be deemed competent:

  • Theory Assessment/s- Individual theory assessment (written and/or verbal) , which the student must get 100% in allotted time and attempts.
  • Practical Assessment/s- Individual practical assessment based on scenarios given by the assessor in which the student must complete in order to prove their understanding of the subject and overall competency.
  • Have a good attitude towards their training and overall safety.

NOTE: If a student is not successful in achieving a competent result for whatever reason, a re-booking or re-assessment fee will be applied depending on their short comings of their assessment/s.


Although there are no pre-requisites for this course it is highly recommended that you have completed the following units of competency before booking this course. If you or your team does not have the recommended training or experience additional day/s of training and costs associated will be required.

  • RIIWHS202E Enter and Work in Confined Spaces
  • MSMPER200 Work in Accordance with an Issued permit
  • MSMPER217 Gas Test Atmospheres
  • MSMPER202 Observe Permit Work
  • MSMWHS201 Conduct Hazard Analysis
  • MSMPER300 Issue Work Permits


Minimum 2 days approx 8 hours per day face to face (with pre-course reading and study)


$600 per person

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Courses are run at our St Peters NSW facility.

Address: Unit 14/2 Burrows Road South, St Peters, NSW 2044

Start time 7:30am (everyday)

All day street parking available. But limited so try to arrive 15-20 mins early as street parking fills up quick in the area.

Easy access via public transport, bus and train.

Competencies Awarded

  • MSMWHS216 Operate Breathing Apparatus
  • PUASAR025 Undertake Confined Space Rescue

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All courses are delivered in English

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