Confined Space Entry/Gas Test Combo

Get a certificate for working in confined spaces & gas testing on the same course

Enter and Work in Confined Spaces – RIIWHS202D


1 Day (10 hours)


Public training is delivered at MSTS training facilities in Mandurah and Port Hedland.

Training can also be scheduled on client’s sites, subject to equipment requirements

Delivery and assessments:

  • Face-to-face Delivery (PowerPoint presentation)
  • Theory Assessment (closed book) and Practical Assessment

Certificate gained:

All successful applicants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment:

Enter and Work in Confined Spaces – RIIWHS202D.

Gas Test Atmospheres – MSMWHS217


  • All learners must be able to read and comprehend English to a level that will enable them to safely perform duties as specified in the competency standard.
  • MSTS recognises that some learners may require more support to meet the requirements of the training course.
  • We will endeavour to meet these needs with regards to; language, literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Learners are encouraged, prior to commencing the course and where applicable, to complete an MSTS LLN analysis, which will assist the Trainer/Assessor to interpret individual skill level and manage this from the onset.

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Learning outcomes

After successfully completing this course, applicants will have completed off-the-job training during which the following key theoretical and practical competencies were covered in relation to the Safe Entry and working in Confined Spaces and Gas Testing:

  • The requirements of AS 2865-2009
  • Definitions of a confined space
  • Roles of personnel involved in working in a confined space
  • What defines a person as having entered a confined space
  • Duties of a stand-by person
  • Duties of a confined space permit issuer
  • Duties of a Permit Holder
  • Gas testing requirements, when and by whom
  • Common gases found in confined spaces and the physical properties these gases
  • Effects of these gasses on the body and treatment of persons that have been exposed to them
  • Types of asphyxiates and effects of oxygen depletion
  • NOSHC Exposure limits, STEL and TWA
  • Pre-entry requirements, isolations, emergency plans, ventilation, communication
  • Demonstrating of gas testing of a confined space
  • Determine gas testing regime/sampling pattern required
  • Identify hazards from possible atmosphere containments
  • Use gas testing equipment to test gas as required
  • Intepret and report readings
  • Monitor gas on an ongoing basis as required
  • Take required actions if readings are unacceptable
  • Maintain equipment
  • Knowledge of common chemical asphyxiants
  • Knowledge of explosive range, upper and lower explosive limits
  • Knowledge of conditions under which atmospheres become hazardous
  • Practical isolation of energy sources and placing locks and tags on a confined space
  • Completing a confined space entry permit and standby / entrant log
  • Two or three separate entries of a confined space
  • Completion of a risk assessment/JSA/JHA for a confined space
  • Practical training for the role of a standby person
  • Use of rescue systems for a confined space