Working In & Control Entry Arrangements for Medium-Risk Confined Spaces – SQA Accredited


The Working In & Control Entry Arrangements for Medium-Risk Confined Space Course is an SQA-accredited training course designed to equip individuals in top man roles with the knowledge and skills necessary to proficiently manage confined space teams while ensuring safety. The program places a strong emphasis on the medium-risk confined space environment, addressing the critical aspects of risk assessment, classification, communication, and emergency response. By the end of this training, participants will have the skills and knowledge required to effectively manage medium-risk confined spaces, reduce potential hazards, and respond to emergencies with confidence. 

Course Objectives: 

  • Understanding Confined Spaces
  • Top Man Responsibilities
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Communication and Coordination
  • Gas Monitoring and Risk Assessment
  • Safe Entry and Exit Procedures


This course is tailored for individuals occupying top-man roles in various industries. It is relevant for anyone responsible for managing confined space operations within their organisation.


Upon completing the course and passing the assessments, participants will be awarded the prestigious SQA Accredited Award for Working in and Control Entry Arrangements for Medium-Risk Confined Spaces at Level 2.


It is recommended that participants possess prior experience in confined space work or related fields.

Note & Disclaimer:

The course content and structure are subject to continuous refinement to meet evolving SQA accreditation requirements and the latest industry standards. This course outline serves as a general guide and may be tailored to address specific regional requirements or regulations about medium-risk confined spaces.

Upon a successful completion you will gain the knowledge of:

Current Confined Space Legislation
Recognition of Confined Spaces
The Dangers associated with the areas
Hazardous atmospheres
Use of multi gas monitors
Human Respiratory System
Risk Assessments
Permits to work
Safe systems to work for entry into confined space
Methods of communication
Disease and Personal hygiene associated with confined spaces
Use of open circuit, Self-contained breathing apparatus
Use of self—contained escape breathing apparatus
Emergency procedures

Course content

Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded a certificate.

Your days will include a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon, you will also be allowed a 30 minute break for lunch.

Ensure your bring your own lunch.

You must bring ID & provide your national insurance number.

You will need to bring, Overalls, Safety Boots and correct PPE.

You MUST be clean shaven or the candidate will not be able to attend.


Glanville Training Academy Ltd - Plympton

Plympton Recycling and Transfer Station
Galileo Close, Newnham Industrial Estate
Plympton, Plymouth
Devon, PL7 4JW

Please contact us at least 48 hours before the day of training to advise us on any additional requirements that we may need to consider for the training to successfully take place.

Course cancellations made within 5 working days prior of the course date, or, where delegates fail to attend the training course on the course date, will be charged in full. All cancellations must be made in writing. Delegate substitutions may be made prior to the course start date giving written notice. (If any further information required please refer to T&Cs).

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