Zokal Safety Australia

Manage a Confined Space

Manage a Confined Space – 1/2 Day

National units of competency

  • MSMPER300 – Issue work permit
  • MSMWHS201 – Conduct hazard analysis
  • MSMWHS200 – Work Safely

Application and Relevance

This course ensures that people working under a permit to work understand the system, know the limitations of the permit under which they are working and comply with all the requirements of the permit. The people to whom this unit applies may be called “permit recipients” or “permit holders” by some organisations. The unit covers the basic competency of working under a permit where entry to a confined space is required.

Course Content

Topics include and are not limited to:
  • Identifying the range and scope of work covered by the permit
  • Checking the right type of permit has been issued
  • Preparing to undertake the work
  • Obtaining all necessary safety equipment and PPE
  • Working in accord
  • Variations in the scope of work as covered by the permit
  • Permit sign off and documentation
  • Plan and Prepare for risk control
  • Risk identification and assessment
  • Identify unacceptable risk
  • Procedures for hazard control
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Records and reports


Training conducted by experienced confined space and rescue specialists
Course documentation
Up to 5 hours classroom, practical training and assessment


There are no prerequisite units. Industry Skills Councils have mapped this course to level 2 of the Australian Core Skills Framework. It is recommended that participants provide evidence of their Foundation Skill Level prior to the commencement of the course.

Use the Link provided to assess your Foundation Skill level. http://lln.safework.com.au/

See Student handbook for additional information.

Course Logistics

Number of Participants: 10
Requirement: Provide Unique Student Identifier (USI number) and ID
Equipment: All training materials are supplied by Zokal Safety Training
Meals: Full Day Courses – Lunch will be provided and light refreshments will be provided at morning break (only on our premises). Half Day Courses – Light refreshments will be provided at morning break (only on our premises)
Dress: Participants are required to wear clothing appropriate for the workplace. Students to bring own Gloves if they require them All other equipment used will be supplied by Zokal Safety Training.


Assessment Methods

This is a competency based programme with progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge. Please let us know if there are any issues that your Zokal trainer should be aware of. These may include:

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Physical limitations, such as hearing, vision or mobility concerns
  • Anything that may affect your experience in the training course

Award Issued

Nationally – recognised accreditation such as a wallet card and Statement of Attainment Certificate as outlined above will be issued on satisfactory completion of all assessments, to successful participants

Course Enquiries and Registration

For all course enquiries or to obtain a price to hold this training at your site, please contact our Training Team on (02) 4960 9611. If participants require additional or more specific information please contact us as we are happy to customise the content or the duration to suit the needs of you and your staff. You may register online or alternatively you can fax your registration form to (02) 4960 9622. Please refer to the Student Handbook for additional information.


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