RIIWHS202D - Enter and work in confined spaces
This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to enter and work in confined spaces in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.
This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles undertaking work in confined spaces.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.
Note: The terms Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.
This assessment is the theory component (only) of the RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces unit.
Depending on your existing skills and knowledge, this unit may take up to a day to deliver in a face-to-face classroom environment. It can take between 1.5 hours and 3 hours to complete the theory assessment depending on your skills and knowledge of the subject matter.
The purpose of this course is to develop and assess the skills and knowledge of new and existing workers in:
Working in a confined space
Exiting a confined space
This unit is delivered by Civil Safety, either by online or face-to-face mode. The theory assessment component of this unit is delivered in the online mode. The practical assessment component is delivered face-to-face at a Civil Safety High Risk Training Facility or at an agreed location that has the physical resources for assessment of this unit.