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Enter Confined Spaces

MSMPER205 Enter confined Space

MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit

This is a nationally recognised training course through Forktime


MSMPER205 Enter confined Space - This unit of competency is required by persons who are required to enter a confined space, as defined by the Australian Standard AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces, or its authorised update or replacement.

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required for safe entry to confined spaces under a work permit and for maintaining safety while working in the confined space. The term ‘work permit’ (or ‘permit’) includes all written authorities as defined by AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces . It applies to persons required to enter confined spaces for any purpose, including maintenance, cleaning, inspection or other reasons. Work in/entry to confined spaces shall conform to relevant legislation and AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces, or its authorised update or replacement

Pre-requisite Unit included - MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit - This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to work in accordance with an issued permit. It aims to ensure that people working under a permit to work understand the system, know the limitations of the permit under which they are working and comply with all the requirements of the permit. The people to whom this unit applies may be called 'permit recipients' or 'permit holders' by some organisations. Some organisations call 'permits' 'clearances'.

This unit of competency applies to persons who are required to conduct work activities under the authority of an issued permit to work and within the context and requirements of that permit. This typically applies to all work done by maintenance staff and contractors and also to any other non-process work performed on the plant.


AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces defines a confined space as: 'An enclosed or partially enclosed space that is not intended or designed primarily for human occupancy, within which there is a risk of one or more of the following:

Entry to a confined space is defined by AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces as: 'when a person's head or upper body is within the boundary of the confined space’.

Working in Confined spaces course from Forktime

This unit includes:

This course provides students the essential skills they require to work within a confined space. Students will learn the skills and knowledge to correctly identify and inspect safety equipment, correctly use a harness, belts and anchor points, fall arrest devices, tripods and their component parts and become familiar with and understand the legislation and relevant Australian Standards. This course is essential for clients who perform any type of work within a confined space. On completion of this course students will be able to identify work area requirements, access the work area, conduct work tasks and clean-up the site in relation to a confined space.


Working in Confined spaces course from Forktime

This course is for any person who requires or wishes to learn the skills and knowledge required to perform tasks and activities to be able to work within a confined space on construction sites. Clients are typically construction, warehousing staff with some level of experience within confined spaces that require certification or ongoing refresher training. Typically they will have already been working within the construction industry, having a good understanding of the requirements of working within a confined space and general work requirements, site rules and hazards expected.

Qualification gained

Statement of attainment – MSMPER205 Enter confined space & MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit, Photo card Issued.

Required Skills

Competence includes the ability to:

The course uses both theory and practical training to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills required to undertake work within a confined space.

Unit 1. Assess confined space for entry.

Working in a variety of Confined spaces course from Forktime

Unit 2. Use safety equipment and PPE.

Unit 3. Work in accordance with confined space requirements.

Unit 4. Conclude confined space operations in accordance with procedures.

The entire course uses an animated visual PowerPoint displayed on LCD TV or projector together with a student workbook, handouts for written tasks & self-assessment, course videos and demonstrations with practical exercises.

Student USI Numbers

Note: – All students will require a Unique Student Identifier Number USI.

From 1 January 2015 if you are undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by a registered training organisation you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes studying at TAFE or with a private training organisation, completing an apprenticeship or skill set, certificate or diploma course.

A USI gives you access to your online USI account which is made up of ten numbers and letters. It will look something like this: 3AW88YH9U5. A USI account will contain all your nationally recognised training records and results from 1 January 2015 onwards. Your results from 2015 will be available in your USI account in 2016. When applying for a job or enrolling in further study, you will often need to provide your training records and results. One of the main benefits of the USI is that you will have easy access to your training records and results throughout your life. You can access your USI account online from a computer, tablet or smart phone anywhere and anytime from this link

Course Details

We practice Equal Opportunity Training.

Our learning environment is free of any racial discrimination or harassment. We encourage learning from any ethnic or religious background respect for social and cultural backgrounds, treating all students with respect and dignity.

Course Portability.

This course is fully portable, NSW, Sydney and country areas with prior arrangements.

Course Location

Weekly courses held in my training room & Workplace at 5 / 21 Groves Ave Mulgrave NSW.

Course Provider Information

Registered RTO ID: 91583

Supervising RTO
Savsply Pty Ltd ABN: 74 108 788 843 t/as – ForkTime
Address: 5 / 21 Groves Ave Mulgrave NSW

Booking Requirements

To place a booking please use our Book Now page. Please complete all the relevant information and we will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible. If you have any questions about any of the courses on offer please use our contact us page and we will contact you.

Contacting Us

ForkTime are happy to conduct on site courses and testing at our Mulgrave training centre. Alternatively you can arrange for training on site (conditions apply). Please contact us to discuss your needs via our Contact Form

For general information please use our Contact Form and we will be happy to reply to your questions or comments. Alternatively you can phone us on 02 4577 9577 to discuss any questions you may have.

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