For persons working in, supervising or acting as standby operating within or on a confined space. Participants are awarded industry specific competencies and a Nationally Recognised Qualification.

This course covers the specific industry requirements for the mining and resource sector, civil and general construction industry through to the manufacturing and process industry. Constructed based on the requirements of the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011, The Confined Space Code of Practice and Australian Standard AS2865.2009, this course exceeds the minimum requirements for all persons working in, around or on Confined Spaces. This course does not include Breathing Apparatus, Atmospheric Monitoring or Rescue Qualifications in Wollongong.

Please note that IOH Penrith training does include MSAPMOHS216A – Operate Breathing Apparatus and the IOH Penrith training meets Sydney Water confined space entry requirements.

Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Emergency Management Services RTO 91763

Is confined spaces training necessary for your work?

RIIWHS202D Enter & Work in Confined Spaces – 2 Days Public Course Dates


30/03/2022, 31/03/2022

08:00 – 17:30

$550.00 per person

26/05/2022, 27/05/2022

08:00 – 17:30

$550.00 per person

RIIWHS202D; MSMPE205 and others – Enter & work in confined spaces – 2 Days – Course Details 

  • Definition of a Confined Space 
  • Standards, Codes of Practice, Acts and Regulations
  • Hazards and Risk Assessments
  • Risk Control Measures
  • Methods of Isolation
  • Issuing and Working under Permits
  • Confined Space Hazards
  • Atmospheric testing and monitoring
  • Atmospheric control measures
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Confined Space Personnel
  • Procedures for Standby Personnel
  • Entry and Exit Procedures
  • Entry and Exit Control
  • Communication
  • Use of Harnesses and CS Entry Equipment
  • Confined Space Emergencies 
  • Requirements for Rescue
  • Basic Level Confined Space Rescue


Training is delivered face to face utilising purpose built training equipment and includes both theory and multiple practical assessments. Please call for an obligation free quote for group bookings. Training can also be delivered at your work-site and can be tailored to the specific industry and orientated to the specific job requirements of the participants.

Award and Recognition

Successful participants will be awarded the following units of competency along with a Statement of Attainment and a wallet-sized card.  Qualification is issued by EMS Training.

2 Day Confined Space Course:

Includes the following Units:

RIIRIS201D Conduct Local Risk Control
RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces
MSMPER205 Enter Confined Space
MSMPER200 Work In Accordance with and Issued Permit
MSMPER202 Observe Permit Work
MSMWHS217 Gas Test Atmospheres

MSAPMOHS216A – Operate Breathing Apparatus *IOH Penrith only

The two day confined space course includes the formal Gas Testing Qualification.

We are also able to offer a 1 day option, however please note the formal Gas Testing and Observe Work Permit Qualifications are not able to be awarded in the one day option, although some information from these units is covered. Depending on your work and industry requirements, this option may be sufficient. For information on the 1 day course, please refer to the course outline Enter and Work in Confined Spaces 1 Day (RIIWHS202D) & (MSMPER205).


There is a requirement that participants have a reasonable level of literacy and numeracy skills, enabling them to read and write work permits and calculate time differences, solving simple mathematical problems and calculation of area.


Course fee includes course materials and refreshments only. Free off street parking is available.


A reasonable level of fitness is required to participate in this training. All participants are required to wear long pants, a long sleeved shirt and sturdy footwear. In case of wet weather, please bring wet weather clothing. Current driver’s licence or photo ID is required.


From 1st January 2015, when enrolling in a Nationally Recognised course you will need to obtain and provide your Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number. Certificates cannot be issued until the USI number has been provided.  

Need Assistance?
We are here to help

Quick Enquiry