This Confined Space Entry Refresher Course is suitable for anyone who already holds Nationally Accredited Units of Competency in this area, but who need to refresh their skills and knowledge to maintain compliance with Australian Standards.

Why complete this Confined Space Refresher Course?

Section 21 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic.) requires that employers provide an adequate level of information, instruction, training and supervision to employees to enable them to work safely.

Furthermore, Australian Standard AS2865-2009 Confined spaces states the requirements for training and assessment of competency are as follows:

  • All persons with tasks associated with a confined space shall be trained and assessed as competent to conduct those tasks
  • Persons shall be reassessed at appropriate intervals to maintain their competency to conduct tasks associated with confined spaces
  • Identifying confined spaces
  • Safe Work Method Statements
  • Entry Permits
  • Atmospheric testing and monitoring
  • Breathing apparatus use (for those who already hold a breathing apparatus unit)*
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • A maximum body weight of 120kg applies due to this being the maximum capacity of our fall protection system
  • Applicants must bring evidence of having already completed a Nationally Accredited confined space entry course

Available Dates

Upcoming Workshops

Course Dates Time Available Spaces Cost Individual Bookings Business Bookings
3 July 2024 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 2 $330.00
17 July 2024 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 8 $330.00
31 July 2024 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 11 $330.00
14 August 2024 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 9 $330.00
28 August 2024 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 12 $330.00

Course Details

For the Confined Space Entry Refresher Course, trainees must have adequate English language skills to safely complete tasks relating to confined space work, such as being able to:

  • Read and correctly interpret confined space entry risk assessments, complex piping and instrumentation diagrams
  • Complete paperwork such as Safe Work Method Statements and Entry Permits
  • Differentiate results regarding pressures, temperatures, voltages, masses and gas levels, interpret the results and determine the required actions
  • Speak English clearly in order to explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues

If a trainee is concerned that they may not have the capabilities described above, please contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343 for advice.

Once competence is achieved, trainees will receive a Statement of Achievement and Proof of Training Card (Non-accredited).

  • A maximum of 12 trainees can attend this course
  • Trainees must bring evidence of having already completed a Nationally Accredited Confined Space Entry Refresher Course
  • Trainees should wear safety shoes (and hi-vis clothing if they can)
  • For identification, trainees should bring a driver’s licence or passport
  • This course is delivered over 1 day face-to-face with a blend of classroom-based and practical activities
  • Trainees are expected to have read the Course Handbook prior to attendance which will be provided upon making a booking
  • Trainees will be assessed using a short-answer written test, incorporating a Safe Work Method Statement, and a practical assessment involving the entering of a confined space according to permits, using gas testing equipment and breathing apparatus
  • Verbal assessments will not be conducted for this course (please refer to the Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements outlined above)

If you have any questions about our Confined Space Entry Refresher Course, please contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343.

Australian Standard 2865 Confined Spaces requires that individuals undergo reassessment at appropriate intervals. Essentially, your employer needs to have a policy outlining how often refresher training needs to be done (based on their risk assessment).

This is so that we can make sure that our Trainer is safe, and also so that our Trainer is familiar with the processes that your business follows. We can also flag any differences between your processes and our course content, so that contradictions can be resolved prior to course commencement.

Trainees are required to achieve a positive seal whilst wearing a breathing apparatus if they wish to refresh their breathing apparatus skills (note that Trainees who attend with facial hair which inhibits a positive seal may be turned away).

Yes – Trainees should be aware that this course is physically demanding, requiring a substantial amount of bending, crawling and lifting via the use of manual hauling systems.

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18 reviews for Confined Space Refresher Training

  1. Jasper

    Ryan is an excellent communicator and subject matter, expert, it was truly a pleasure to attend.

  2. Lee

    Ryan’s training skills are second to none.

  3. Ajmal

    Great Trainer. Very helpful and doesn’t leave anyone behind.

  4. Dave

    This is still the best course I have been on.
    Real world examples with a great practical element.

  5. Anthony

    Good learning environment and good instructor.

  6. Martin

    Excellent course led by an excellent trainer.

  7. Ibrahim

    Well delivered course, covering key aspects.

  8. Dylan

    Delivered course content in a fun environment which helped with obtaining knowledge.

  9. Tavita

    Ryan is an awesome trainer. Easy to relate to and explaining things in our tradie language.
    These type of trainers are hard to come by these days.

  10. Mariah

    Steve was great, appropriate enthusiasm, good support, answered questions.

  11. Matt

    Highly recommend Steve as a trainer, very knowledgeable, highly experienced and explains this to his students very clearly.

  12. Ross

    Ryan was an excellent Instructor. Very friendly and explained things in a very clear and concise manner.

  13. Ashleigh O

    Ryan engages wonderfully with students and creates a welcoming teaching environment. His Knowledge is obvious and passion is enjoyable.

  14. Scott C

    Came in feeling anxious – Ryan’s engagement help with feeling comfortable and also participation was easy.

  15. Shane

    Great course, great instructors

  16. Matt

    Fantastic trainers. Good attitude and have real world experience

  17. Jannelle

    The team here at WAM are amazing, friendly and super supportive. Will definitely be going back here for future tickets and courses. Would recommend WAM to anyone!!!

  18. Kane

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