The CABWI Low Risk Confined Space course is a specialised training program designed for individuals who are required to enter and work in low-risk confined spaces.

This CABWI accredited course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to identify and control risks associated with confined spaces.

The course covers a wide range of topics related to working in confined spaces, including the identification of low-risk confined spaces, hazard identification and risk assessment, the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and safe entry and exit procedures. Participants will also learn about the importance of communication, teamwork, and emergency procedures in confined spaces.


• Legislation and legal requirements surrounding confined spaces

• Identify and learn to use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment

• Categorise the type of confined space

• Use of gas and atmosphere monitoring equipment

The course teaches participants how to identify what personal safety equipment will be required, as well as how to effectively use that equipment. Students will also be taught how to assess the risk category of a confined space, as well as the legal requirements when working in a confined or restricted space. The course also teaches the use of gas monitoring equipment and how to accurately monitor atmospheric conditions, also what type of work is safe in this type of condition. You will be instructed on how to identify the best harness and safety equipment setup, how to fit and use it, and safely enter confined space areas.

CABWI Low Risk Confined Space Course Requirements

All participants must be able to work safely in dark conditions and will be tested on their efficiency at identifying risks, working in confined spaces, and how to safely enter and withdraw from these spaces. In order to complete the course, it is assumed that the candidate has a reasonable level of physical and medical fitness. Candidates should not suffer from claustrophobia.

• No experience or qualifications are required

• Some physical exertion may be required

• Participants should not suffer from claustrophobia

• Candidates must sign a basic medical form before commencement of course

• Course duration – 1 day • Recertification period – 3 years


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