RIIWHS202E - Enter and work in confined spaces - FULL COURSE

Our blended delivery course is a flexible option which reduces the amount of face to face training hours for the student,  and allows self paced online learning. The student is able to complete the course theory component online, self-paced, at a time that suits and will then attend a Civil Safety Training Centre for their practical training and assessment session. 

Civil Safety Training Centres are located: Cairns, Gold Coast, Gladstone, Mackay, Moranbah, Rockhampton, Townsville & Weipa. Onsite training for groups is offered QLD wide. 


STEP 1 – Contact your local Civil Safety Training Centre on 1300 CIVIL S to select and confirm a suitable date and time to attend for your practical session. 

STEP 2 -Click on the ENROL NOW  link below to start your course

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enter and work in confined spaces in the resources and infrastructure industries.

It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the unit.


There are no pre-requisites for this course

The online theory component can usually be achieved within 1.5 to 3 hours; timeframe is dependent on the individual students learning mode and level of prior skills and knowledge. 

Practical sessions are booked as half day sessions, students may achieve competency within shorter time frames, or alternatively require an extended session; dependent on the individual students learning mode and level of prior skills and knowledge.

  • Plan and prepare for working in a Confined Space 
  • Work in Confined Space 
  • Exit confined space 
  • Clean up

Students attending this course must be a minimum of 15 years of age. 

Students must hold a USI number (unique student identifier) number to enrol in any nationally recognised course in Australia. Students must ensure they have obtained a USI number before enroling in this course. For more information go to www.usi.gov.au

Students are required to complete a LLN (language, literacy, numeracy) questionnaire.  This process enables Civil Safety to determine if  the student requires any additional language, literacy and numeracy support to complete the course requirements, and allows our trainers to plan their delivery accordingly. Alternatively, where a need is identified, students will be advised of external LLN support service providers they can engage to assist them to gain the level of LLN required to achieve the course requirements,  prior to booking into a course. The link to the LLN questionnaire  will be provided with enrolment information.

Students must possess a level of physical fitness that allows them to complete the practical tasks required.  Any disabilities must be advised during the enrolment process. In addition, a Fitness to Participate Form will be provided at commencement of the course,  to identify any ‘current’ ailments, injuries, or disabilities that may impact the students ability to perform physical tasks required during the course.  

Due to safety requirements, students attending this course must wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) as follows: 

  • High Vis Shirt (if students do not own a high- vis shirt, a high-vis vest will be provided by Civil Safety. 
  • Steel cap boots are preferred, however closed in shoes are acceptable 

All other PPE required will be provided by Civil Safety. 

Students are required to attend a minimum of 10 minutes  prior to course start time. Arriving after course start time may result in training being refused as critical course content may have been missed. 

Our tea rooms provide tea and coffee and  fridges and microwaves are provided for students who wish to bring a packed morning tea and lunch. 

$250 : Cairns, Gold Coast, Gladstone Mackay, Moranbah, Rockhampton, Townsville Training Centres 

$350 : Weipa Training Centre