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Level 2 Award in Tunnel Entry and Emergency Procedures (6151-02)


To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of confined space working in tunnels to BS6164 ACOP the confined space regulation 1997.

Course Outline
  • Current Confined Space Regulations and BS6164 ACOP.  
  • Methods of risk control. 
  • Atmospheric monitoring.  
  • Health hazards and controls. 
  • Safety equipment and pre-use checks.  
  • Escape breathing apparatus.  
  • Practical exercise and assessment.
Course Programme

By the end of the training course delegates will be able to: 

  • Summarise the requirements of the Confined Space legislation and the BS6164 ACOP.  
  • Identify a confined space and its reasonably foreseeable risks.  
  • Select appropriate methods of risk control.
  • Select appropriate safety equipment that may be used when entering a confined space and carry out appropriate pre-use checks.  
  • Conduct an entry into a confined space and exit using escape breathing apparatus and appropriate safety equipment, in a safe and efficient manner. 
On Completion

This course qualifies candidates to enter confined space environment with escape re-breather and associated equipment.

  • City and Guilds accredited 6151-02.
  • Certification and ID card.
  • Valid for 3 years.
Who Should Attend

This qualification is suitable for operatives and supervisors alike and covers the fundamental principles of confined space work in tunnel environments. Although primarily aimed at operatives it is a necessary foundation for all persons looking to progress their understanding of confined space entry.

Course Duration

1 day with guided learning hours outline of 7 hours.

Why Citrus?

Citrus Training is one of the UK's largest and most trusted training providers of CITB accredited courses. Our name is synonymous with quality and the customer experience as we work tirelessly to provide exemplary service to our clients and produce excellent results from our delegates. As a result, we are the leading UK-based provider of health, safety, and technical training and assessment services to the Built Environment and Utility sectors. 

With close to 20-years of practical experience in delivering Site Safety Plus courses, Citrus Training has over 50,000 successfully trained workers in the market to date. We train delegates in our industry-leading facilities nationwide, helping to bring together the optimum mix of solutions, ensuring you apply the hierarchy of risk control most effectively.  Our in-house and employed Site Safety Plus trainers deliver premium training standards, consistency, and quality, resulting in unrivalled training practices and processes. 

And with some courses available virtually, we can keep industry standards high, no matter where they train from.

Clients can take advantage of our fully-managed delivery, offering regional engagement, skills and competency management, CITB levy and grants, skills cards and test management services, ensuring all bases are covered. The result is market-leading training practices and services, serving businesses and customers across the country.

Things You Need to Know

Delegates 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. 
The content of this course includes awareness of periodic examinations of equipment. The course does not provide full training in maintenance of equipment. Additional training relating to this subject may be of benefit to delegates (further information available upon request). 

A high proportion of hands-on demonstrations and practical exercises will be supplemented with classroom-based tutorials and end of course multiple-choice assessment paper.

Popular FAQ's

It is for candidates who work or want to work in the tunnelling industry during tunnel and or shaft construction activities. The qualification covers safe entry and emergency procedures in tunnels and shafts under construction.

There are no pre-requites.


Both, a certificate and card.

City and Guilds 6151-02 level 2

3 years

No – you would need to sit the same one day course again.

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