Module 1

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Introduction
  • Legislation
  • Prepare for confined space rescue
  • Primary duty of care
  • Entry personnel
  • What is a confined space?
  • Controls for a confined space
  • Standards
  • Summary

 

Module 2

 

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Working in accordance with procedures
  • Confined space situations
  • Workers entering confined spaces
  • Duty of care
  • Entry requirements
  • Permit spaces
  • Why have a permit?
  • Employers duties
  • Rescue teams positions and roles
  • Recommended training requirements

 

Module 3

 

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Confined space rescue equipment
  • Types of ventilation
  • Factors to consider
  • Purging and ventilation
  • Types of ducting
  • Purge time
  • Exhaust location
  • LEV suitability
  • Push/pull systems
  • Other different systems

 

Module 4

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Chemistry of fire
  • Fire classifications
  • Fire  extinguishers
  • Flammable range
  • LEL and UEL
  • Dust explosions

 

Module 5

 

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Prepare for confined space rescue
  • Sources of information
  • Phases of rescue
  • Safety equipment
  • Elements of fall prevention systems
  • Retrieval systems and methods
  • Inspections of equipment
  • Ropes and lines
  • Tying knots

 

Module 6

 

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Equipment for the rescue of the casualty
  • Stretchers
  • Extrication methods
  • Extrication device
  • Back boards
  • Head immobilisers
  • Cervical collars
  • Splints
  • Defibrulator

 

Module 7

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Communication equipment
  • Ideal requirements for a confined space entry communication system
  • Maintaining communication
  • Intrinsically safe equipment
  • The Hot Stick
  • Atmospheric monitoring equipment
  • Flammable gas detectors
  • Chemical tubes
  • Gas badges

 

Module 8

 

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Respiratory equipment
  • Selection, use and maintenance
  • Types of equipment
  • Self contained BA
  • Categories of equipment
  • Open circuit systems
  • Closed circuit systems
  • Limitations of equipment

 

Module 9

 

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Reasons for BA protection
  • Judgement to use equipment
  • Radioactive equipment
  • Employers responsibility
  • Employees responsibility
  • Health and safety standards
  • Respiration
  • Composition of air
  • Toxic and poisonous substances
  • How do BA sets work?
  • Aim of the BA board
  • Branclines
  • DUCOT

 

Module 10

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Duration of SCBA
  • Turnaround pressure
  • Calculating time of whistle
  • Operation checks
  • BA donning checks
  • Start up checks
  • Limitations of BA sets

 

Module 11

 

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Purpose of a guideline
  • Controls when using guidelines
  • Using tallies
  • Searching with a guideline

 

Module 12

 

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Safety and operational procedures
  • Safe working practices
  • Emergency procedures
  • Entrapped procedures
  • Searching

Module 13

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Introduction
  • Legislation
  • Prepare for confined space rescue
  • Primary duty of care
  • Entry personnel
  • What is a confined space?
  • Controls for a confined space
  • Standards
  • Summary

 

Module 14

 

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Working in accordance with procedures
  • Confined space situations
  • Workers entering confined spaces
  • Duty of care
  • Entry requirements
  • Permit spaces
  • Why have a permit?
  • Employers duties
  • Rescue teams positions and roles
  • Recommended training requirements

 

Module 15

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • PPE and thermal protection
  • Personal capabilities and limitations
  • Hierarchy of controls
  • Isolation
  • Lock-out and tag-out procedures
  • Organisation and response requirements
  • Hazard controls in confined spaces
  • Receiving the call
  • Size up
  • Primary and secondary information
  • Abiding by traffic laws
  • Audible and visual alarms

 

Module 16

 

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Securing and preserving the scene
  • Evidence at the scene
  • Pre-incident planning
  • Physical injury
  • Liaising during confined space incident
  • Initial planning
  • Procedures
  • Written procedures
  • Confined space goals and phases
  • Obtain information
  • The three Cs
  • Scene assessment
  • Grading casualties

 

Module 17

 

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Phase 2 assessment
  • Pre-entry operations
  • Atmospheric monitoring equipment
  • Establish communications
  • Clarify verbal instructions
  • Locate casualties
  • Casualty situation
  • Thermal image camera
  • Testing
  • Layering of gases
  • Confined space plan
  • Crew responsibilities

 

Module 18

 

This module will cover the following areas;

  • Chemistry of fire
  • Fire classifications
  • Fire  extinguishers
  • Flammable range
  • LEL and UEL
  • Dust explosions