City & Guilds 6160-03 High Risk & C&G 6160-04 Entry Controller (Combined)Confined Space Training


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Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Course Reference

6160-03 & 6160-04


3 days


Theory and Practical


Candidates must be 16 or over, have a good understanding of the English language, and be medically fit.


Provided by City & Guilds


Qualification is for a period of 3 years from date of issue on certificate

Number of delegates

Minimum 3 – Maximum 8

Course Outline

This qualification is for those who are undertaking work in a high risk environment and will include preparing them to work safely, both carrying out safety checks on breathing apparatus and additional equipment, entering and exiting the confined space in a safe manner, using all associated equipment and tools and following all procedures including dealing with emergencies.

This qualification is for the entry controller (the person who controls arrangements and subsequent entry for the confined space,) but does not include entering themselves. Unit provides pre-entry procedures, entry and exit into the confined space, communications that must be maintained and if required the implementation and control of emergency procedures

Course Aims and Objectives

The aim of this unit is to follow the national occupational standard required for works associated within a high risk confined space environment.

The qualification is applicable for both water and non-water and may include tasks working in tunnelling, drainage and sewer systems and areas where there may be the need for breathing apparatus to be worn, or where a confined space is subject to any of the specified risks.

The aim of this unit is to follow the national occupational standard required for controlling entries and arrangements for procedures including entering, working in and exiting of the confined space.

The qualification is applicable for both water and non-water and may include tasks for control of teams working in sewer treatment processes, tunnelling, drainage and sewer systems, or where a confined space is subject to the specified risks.

Course Content

  • Carry out all required safety checks, including identifying safe working limits.
  • Prepare to work in a safe manner in a high risk confined space environment
  • Enter and exit the high risk confined space following all necessary procedures
  • Using associated tools and equipment including breathing apparatus in a safe manner
  • Following all required working procedures to work safely
  • Understanding how to deal with emergencies
  • Understanding high risk confined space workings and all associated principles and regulations
  • Communicate and implementation of procedures for teams carrying out the task
  • Control Safe entry and exit into the confined space
  • Monitor the working party and ensure that procedures are adhered to
  • If an emergency arises to control all aspects
  • Be compliant and have an understanding of health and safety protocols and legislation
  • Be confident with the processes and procedures expected for the role of entry controller
  • Ensure all necessary equipment is safe and suitable and has been checked and tested

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