SPA – Confined Space

SPA Module – Confined Space

Course Aim

To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks specifically associated with a confined space.

To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the business, job security, environment not properly considered.

Learning Objectives

To ensure delegates know what is a confined space, and to be aware of the associated hazards.

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

Understand what is a confined space

Identify the associated hazards and specific risks

Understand the need for a safe system of work

Understand the need for an emergency plan


  • Definition of a confined space
  • Hazards
  • Risks
  • Control measures
  • Safe systems of work
  • Emergency arrangements
  • Equipment

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show an acceptable theoretical understanding and an increase in the awareness of a confined space and the control measures put in place.