This Online Working in Confined Space Training course will cover the legislation associated with working in confined spaces. What constitutes a confined space, the potential hazards, safe operating procedures, emergency procedures and rescue. it will give you a very good understanding of the dangers of working in confined Spaces and how to manage them.

Important note: This is an awareness course only, designed for people who need to be aware of the hazards and risks of confined space working but are not required to enter a confined space. If you are required to perform any work activity in, or in the proximity of, a confined space then you will also need to have an ‘approved’ standard of practical training at the ‘appropriate’ level.




While this Working in confined Spaces Training Online course focuses on UK Stats and Legislation, most importantly the requirements are all based on European Directives and European Norms and are applicable throughout Europe. Therefore the main reference documents used in the UK and Ireland are:

  • Safety Health and Welfare at Work General Application Regulations 2001 on Working in Confined Sapces – Ireland
  • Directive 92/57/EEC of 24 June 1992 – Europe
  • Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 – UK

More information and Advice on Working in Confined Space Training can be found in the following links.

Health and Safety Authority of Ireland

Health and Safety Executive UK


Features of Guardian Safety’ Working in Confined Space Training Online:

  • Our Working in Confined Space Training online courses have been developed by leading experts
  • This course is accredited by IIRSM
  • Training is entirely online with online assessments (with no time limits)
  • Online Working in Confined Space Training Online courses have a full audio voice-over
  • Most courses have Closed Captioning
  • On completion, certificates are immediately downloadable
  • Company accounts can be created for all courses
  • Group discounts are available on all training
  • Courses are suitable for all learner types as we use a combination of video, voice-over, text, quizzes and interactive activities

Benefits of Completing Working in Confined Space Training Online with Guardian Safety:

  • You can avoid crowded classrooms
  • You can learn at a pace that suits you
  • Learn where you want, when you want
  • Working in Confined Space Training Online can be completed in one sitting or as many sittings as you need.
  • If you lose your cert, don’t worry you can download from your customer account at any time, or drop us a mail and we will do it for you
  • Courses are exciting and interactive so keep you engaged


25 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

At the end of this course you’ll be able to demonstrate your understanding of the control measures to be followed when working in, or near to, confined spaces as detailed in a safe working procedure


The course consists of 4 modules with questions at the end.  You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 100%.

Module Number

Module Name

Pass % Required


The Law



Confined Space and the Dangers?



Safe Procedures



Communication, Emergencies and Paperwork


Recommended System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

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