6150-02 Level 2 Award in Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces: Water

Course

6150-02 Level 2 Award in Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces: Water

Aim

The aim of this unit is to assess learners against the national standard in a realistic medium risk environment preparing to work safely; entering and exiting confined spaces safely; preparing and using appropriate respiratory protective equipment (RPE); using equipment and tools safely; following procedures and dealing with emergencies.

There is also a behavioural emphasis on the candidate undertaking the assessment in an efficient and safe manner.

Learning outcomes

Prepare to work safely in medium risk confined spaces

Enter and exit confined spaces safely

Prepare and use escape breathing apparatus in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications

Use equipment and tools safely and in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions

Follow procedures and work safely

Deal with emergencies

Use appropriate behaviour for working in medium risk confined spaces

Use appropriate water industry knowledge for working in medium risk confined spaces

Apply relevant water industry standards for working in medium risk confined spaces

Assessment

This unit will be assessed by:

Direct observation of an entry into a medium risk confined space

A written test

Validity

3 years