confined space training

In this course you will learn the skills to enter confined spaces, for maintenance, servicing of vessels or other necessary reasons. You will also learn skills to understand permits and their limitations for confined space as well as the observer role for permits requiring a safety observer.

Confined spaces are commonly found in vats, tanks, pits, pipes, ducts, flues, chimneys, silos, containers, pressure vessels, underground sewers, wet or dry wells, shafts, trenches, tunnels or other similar enclosed or partially enclosed structures A space become a defined confined space if work carried out in it could generate harmful concentrations of airborne contaminants.

This course will teach you the skills to

  • Enter confined spaces safely
  • Understand information relevant to the job
  • Understand, access and apply hazard controls
  • Understand risk assessment and risk control measures
  • Understand a variety of work permits
  • Types of tests required for the issue of work permits
  • Emergency procedures

Once participants have completed the Enter and work in confined spaces course, they will receive the nationally recognised unit of competency RIIWHS202E – Enter and work in confined spaces.

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MultiSkills’ Enter and work in confined spaces course is specifically designed so that personnel will gain a clear familiarity with how to access and work in a confined space as a part of their usual routine with minimal risk to safety.

Upon completing the confined space training course, students will also have an understanding of the work permit system and will know exactly what certain work permits entitle them to and what their limitations are, plus they’ll gain an understanding how to comply with regulations while working in confined spaces.

If you’re interested in finding out more, get in touch with our expert team via our contact page or give us a call on 1800SKILLS.

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Important Information

Units of Competency

  • RIIWHS202E – Enter and work in confined spaces

Accreditation & Currency 


  • Minimum 17 years


  • 1 day

Flexible Delivery

  • Factory 6/43-47 Riverside Avenue, Werribee 3030
  • 351-359 Portarlington Road, Moolap 3224
  • This course can be delivered to accommodate learning styles and employment arrangements.

Class Sizes

  • Low student to trainer ratio

Assessment Method

  • Written activities, verbal questions, observation and practical demonstration.


  • As MultiSkills Training is not CRICOS approved we are unable to enrol any students that are on a student VISA, if you are on a student VISA you will need to go to a TAFE or RTO that is CRICOS approved.

Entry Requirements

  • Ability to comprehend the English language
  • A USI Number (Unique Student Identifier) Visit:
  • Safety footwear

Additional Information

  • Upon successful completion of this course, you will be issued with a nationally accredited statement of attainment


Fee for service

  • $300 per person
  • Government funding is available to eligible individuals who enrol in the qualification CPC30720 – Certificate III in Rigging
  • MultiSkills can also offer V.O.C. (Verification of Competency) options, either on or offsite. Contact us for details.

Reassessment Fees

Theory Re-Assessment – $150
Practical & Theory Re-Assessment – 80% of the total course fee

Card reprint fee – To issue a replacement card, there will be a fee of $30

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Contact Us

If you require further information or would like to book, please contact our friendly administration team on 1800SKILLS or email us at

A valuable addition to your skillset

Training to work in confined spaces is a valuable addition to your skillset that can be applied across a range of industries. It’s a great way to make yourself more appealing to employers and to stand out with this essential ticket.

MultiSkills training delivers the nationally recognised training course that you need to work safely and effectively in confined spaces. Training is delivered at our Melbourne facility or at client locations.

Deciding to undertake training with MultiSkills means training at an organisation that’s a proven industry leader. Every course that we deliver is run by industry experts. Their goal is to will leave you with a thorough understanding of working in confined spaces, along with the practical skills to succeed.

MultiSkills also offers dogman training, along with courses for elevated work platforms and rigging.

Providing exceptional care and support to everyone who trains with MultiSkills is key to who we are. Students can expect assistance with any problems that they may face throughout the course. We proudly offer state of the art facilities and a team committed to getting the desired outcomes for students.

Our goal is to support your work-related needs and to get you up and running. We provide high-quality learning experiences to equip Victorian students with the skills that they need to succeed in their chosen industry. To take a positive step towards your future, get in touch with our team today and let’s chat about what we can bring to the table

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