WAM Training (RTO 22054) - Factory 1, 2 & 3 73 Dohertys Road Laverton North, VIC 3026 1800 143 343

Confined Space Entry Course

2 Days – 7:45am to 4:00pm
$500 (GST Exempt)

This course is suitable for anyone who is required to work in or supervise confined space entry on a worksite.

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Start Date
Thu 19/12 to Fri 20/12
Thu 09/01 to Fri 10/01
Mon 20/01 to Tue 21/01
Thu 06/02 to Fri 07/02
Tue 18/02 to Wed 19/02
Mon 02/03 to Tue 03/03

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  • Identifying confined spaces
  • Hazard identification and control
  • Safe systems of work
  • Atmospheric testing and monitoring
  • Entry Permits and Safe Work Method Statements
  • Breathing apparatus use (for those who hold a Nationally Accredited breathing apparatus unit)

Additional Entry Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Applicants must satisfy the Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements as outlined below
  • Experience working around confined spaces is preferred but not mandatory
Confined Space Entry Course
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Why Complete this Confined Space Entry 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. 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
Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Requirements

Trainees need to be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to work by themselves and as part of a team with some accountability of their own work areas in defined and routine tasks. Applicants must have sufficient reading, writing, verbal communication and numeracy skills in English to enable them to safely complete tasks relating to confined space entry. Refer to the descriptions below.


  • Read and correctly interpret confined space entry risk assessments, complex piping and instrumentation diagrams


  • Complete required documentation relevant to confined space entry, including completing Safe Work Method Statements, permit application and completion


  • Use calculations to determination of the available working time from a breathing apparatus set
  • Differentiate results regarding pressures, temperatures, voltages, masses and gas levels, and interpret the results as being safe/not safe, and determine the required actions

Verbal Communication:

  • Speak clearly and unambiguously in English
  • Explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues

Individuals who are concerned that they may not have adequate reading, writing, numeracy and/or verbal communication skills are advised to contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343.

What is the Confined Space Entry Course Outcome?
Once competence is achieved, trainees will receive a Statement of Achievement and Proof of Training Card (Non-accredited).
Additional Course Information

Read the information below before making a booking.

How many trainees can attend the course?
  • A maximum of 12 trainees are permitted

What should trainees wear?

  • Trainees are required to wear safety shoes and hi-visibility clothing (WAM Training can provide a hi-visibility safety vest if required)

What should trainees bring?

  • Trainees must bring a passport or an Australian driver’s licence
  • Contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343 if you do not have one of the forms of ID listed above

Do trainees need to study?

  • Yes – All trainees will be forwarded the Course Handbook upon making a booking.  WAM Training requires that all trainees study the Course Handbook prior to the commencement of face-to-face training

How is the assessment conducted?

  • 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)

Please don’t hesitate to contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343 if you have any other questions.

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Course Reviews
  • “Dave was a fantastic and knowledgeable trainer who kept the course interesting. Very happy with the course.” – Michael S, 09.11.18
  • “Steve was a brilliant trainer and made the course really enjoyable. Serious at times when he needed to be but also some fun along the way. I really did learn a lot. Thanks Steve.” – Anonymous, 21.06.18
  • “Trainer was great. Comforting and helpful with a good approach to teaching.” – Anonymous, 15.05.18
  • “Good course. Learnt a lot even though I’ve done it before several times. Would recommend to others.” – Anonymous, 13.10.17
  • “Best explanation of OHS law I have experienced – Thank you.” – Hayley, 26.09.17
  • “Very thorough understanding of course content. Excellent communications skills.” – Anonymous, 02.06.17