Level 3 Award in Working as a Member of a Rescue Team in Confined Spaces (6160-08)

  • Who Attends

    Persons wanting to be part of a rescue and recovery team in confined spaces.

    Course pre-requisite candidates must have completed the 6160-03 course.

    The course can only be taken in English. Translators are not allowed under the C&G exam condition rules.

  • The Aim

    The aim of this unit is to reflect the national occupational standard for working as a rescue and recovery team member in confined spaces.

  • Course Content

    At the end of the training course delegates should know:

    • The dangers associated with confined space working and rescue work.
    • The types of escape breathing apparatus and self-contained breathing apparatus.
    • Types of rescue equipment.
    • How to undertake pre-entry and pre-wearer checks on equipment.
    • Why there is a need for periodic examinations of equipment.
    • The emergency procedures when working in a confined space.
    • Rescue plans.
    • Reporting.
  • Knowledge

    At the end of the training course candidates should be able to:

    • The dangers associated with confined space working.
    • How to risk assess a confined space.
    • How to classify a confined space.
    • The types of escape breathing apparatus and self-contained breathing apparatus.
    • How to undertake pre-entry and pre-wearer checks on equipment.
    • The necessary manning levels.
    • Why there is a need for periodic examinations of equipment.
    • The emergency procedures when working in a confined space.
    • Perform an entry using self-contained breathing apparatus.
  • Methods

    A large proportion of practical exercises and tutorials.

    Assessment:

    Practical observation and a short answer question paper.

    Additional Information:

    Candidates should inform their trainer if they have any serious health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication, which may create difficulties in undertaking elements of this training course.

    This course is of a physical nature

  • Additional Info

    City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Working as a Member of a Rescue Team in Confined Spaces: (6160-08)

    Working as part of a rescue and recovery team in confined spaces.

    It includes preparing to carry out emergency activities, entering and exiting confined spaces safely, using emergency equipment, casualty recovery and handling devices in accordance with manufacturers' specifications, rescuing and recovering casualties, following procedures, and working safely.

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