Construction/Plumbing/Allied Trades

RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

The Confined Space Entry training is designed for those who work in, on or around confined spaces. This course provides participants with the knowledge and practical skills to operate safely within these confines.

Participants will learn:

  • How to identify WHS hazards, assess risks and apply the appropriate control measures.
  • To identify the limitations of permits under which work is to be conducted.
  • To understand the importance of the (stand-by) observer role when operating as a member of a confined space work team.
  • To assess risk prior to commencing any task associated with confined spaces.
  • To select, fit and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and monitor equipment necessary for the safe execution of the task.
  • About the respective state or territory legislation relevant to confined spaces including the Work Health & Safety Act 2012, Confined Space Codes of Practice, Confined Space Codes of Compliance and the current AS 2865: 2009 Confined Spaces.

This course also can be delivered in conjunction with Issue Work Permit and/or Breathing Apparatus at your request.

Location, dates and times

Register early as places are limited. Maximum number in a group is 10.

Bender Drive 
1 day course – 8am to 4.30pm
Bender Drive Campus, 8 Bender Drive, Derwent Park

  • 2020 Dates to be advised

Alanvale Campus
1 day course – 8am to 4.30pm
I Block, Alanvale Campus, Alanvale Road, Newnham

  • 26 February 2020
  • 8 April 2020
  • 27 May 2020
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Devonport Campus
1 day course – 8am to 4.30pm
A Block, 20 Valley Road, Devonport

  • 10 March 2020
  • 5 May 2020
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

2020:  $276 per person.  A concession rate is not available for this course.

This does not include the licence fee payable upon successful completion at Service Tasmania.
Course prices for single employer groups are negotiable.

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

What will I need to bring?

Participants will need to wear appropriate personal protective clothing and footwear (steel capped footwear and safety glasses).

Work Placements, Licensing and Other Requirements

This course does not require a High Risk Licence but TasTAFE issue a Competency Card.  There is no expiration date and at present no requirement for a refresher, but a recommendation of every two years is made by most organisations for their workforce.


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


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