Confined Space Entry including Gas Test

RIIWHS202D – Enter and Work in Confined Spaces
MSMPER205 – Enter Confined Space
MSMPER200 – Work in Accordance with an Issued Permit
MSMWHS217 – Gas Test Atmospheres



This course is aimed at those who are required to enter or work in confined spaces and carry out atmospheric testing throughout the work task.

Students will attain the practical application and understanding required to test confined spaces for atmospheric contaminants prior to entry and will be able to:

  • Define and identify different types of confined spaces
  • Apply the entry requirements as per AS 2865
  • Carry out hazard identification, risk assessment and controls
  • Understand relevant legislation, regulations and standards
  • Follow and apply isolation procedures
  • Carry out purging, ventilation and cleaning requirements
  • Accurately identify, apply and follow entry permits
  • Correctly use PPE including respiratory protective equipment, lifelines and harnesses
  • Understand and apply the roles and responsibilities of standby personnel
  • Determine the type of gas/atmosphere to be tested
  • Use gas testing equipment and interpret and report the readings
  • Monitor the atmosphere throughout the work task
  • Clean and maintain testing equipment


1 Day


  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Present photo I.D. on arrival
  • Complete a ‘Fitness to Complete Training’ form. The student is required to declare any medical issue that may exclude them from full participation
  • Wear normal work clothing, enclosed footwear and remove all jewellery prior to commencement


On successful completion of this course students will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces, MSMWHS217 Gas Test Atmospheres, MSMPER205 Enter Confined Space and MSMPER200 Work in Accordance with an Issued Permit and a wallet sized card.

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) must be supplied and verified prior to issuance.


Your Statement of Attainment does not have an expiry date, however, industry standards recommend retraining every two years.


  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment


Students will be provided with morning tea and refreshments for all courses run at Saferight.
Saferight has kitchen facilities for people who wish to bring their own lunch or alternatively, there are cafes and lunch bars within close proximity.


On completion of the course, students working in the construction industry may be eligible to apply for a subsidy of up to 80% from the Construction Training Fund. Click here for more information.