top of page
HWSETA_Logo
SAQA_Logo
female-worker-working-in-warehouse-2022-03-29-23-49-23-utc.jpg

Course Overview:

 

This course is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to work safely in confined spaces on construction sites. The course is specifically tailored for the South African audience and complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (85 of 1993) regulations.

Course Objectives:

 

  • To provide learners with an understanding of the legal requirements and responsibilities for working in confined spaces on construction sites.

  • To equip learners with the knowledge and skills required to identify and evaluate confined space hazards and implement appropriate control measures.

  • To enable learners to develop and implement confined space entry procedures and emergency procedures.

  • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to use personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilation equipment when working in confined spaces.

Course Duration: 1 days

The course will be delivered over 1 days, with a total of 8 hours of training.

Course Content:

 

  • Introduction to working in confined spaces on construction sites

  • Legal requirements and responsibilities for working in confined spaces

  • Identification and evaluation of confined space hazards

  • Risk assessment and hazard control measures

  • Confined space entry procedures

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilation equipment for working in confined spaces

  • Emergency procedures for working in confined spaces

  • Communication and documentation in confined space work

Assessment:

  • A written test to assess learners' knowledge of excavation management principles and procedures

  • A practical assessment to evaluate learners' ability to develop excavation management plans and implement excavation procedures

Certification:

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion. The certificate is valid for 12 months.

Prerequisites:

  • Learners must be at least 18 years of age

  • Learners should have a basic understanding of workplace health and safety

Course information

Unit Standard Title: Work in confined spaces on construction sites 
 
Classroom Price: R 950 (Ex VAT)

Classroom Duration: 1 Day
 
Credits: 2

SAQA ID: 25034

CPD Points: 5

NQF Level: 2

Prerequisites: N/A
 
Target Groups:  OHS Officers,           
                            Supervisors, 
                            Foreman

bottom of page