Confined Space Rescue (3 days)

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This course is designed to equip the students with the knowledge and skills, necessary to safely perform confined space rescue, supervise and work in confined spaces. Our expert trainers will guide you through the various hazards associated with confined spaces, how to effectively manage them, the role and responsibilities of a Confined Space Standby Person and how to deploy and perform effective and safe confined space rescue.

Learning Objectives

The objectives of this course are to learn and develop necessary skills in the following:

- What constitutes a confined space?

- Learn about legislation and regulation requirements, when working in confines spaces (Confined Space Code of Practice).

- The required equipment and setup to safely work in confined spaces.

- Skills to identify the hazards, associated risk and control measures, required for safe confined space entry.

- The ability to read, understand, work with and issue permits.

- Standby procedures, including the issue and implementation of entry permits, gas testing, and the role and responsibilities of the Confined Space Standby Person.

- Develop the skills to respond to fires and the use of firefighting equipment.

- All skills necessary to undertake confined space rescue, operate breathing apparatus and provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

- Comprehensive knowledge to safely enter and work, perform standby duties and confined space rescue in confined spaces.


Pre-requisite Unit for - MSMPER205 Enter confined space is MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit.
(Both units covered in this course)

Pre-requisite Unit for - MSMPER300 Issue work permits is MSMWHS201 Conduct hazard analysis.
(Both units covered in this course)

Pre-requisite for - PUASAR025 Undertake confined space rescue
- The fire sector is those sections of government departments, statutory authorities or organisations
that have responsibility under jurisdictional arrangements for the delivery of firefighting and fire
management services.

It is essential that the prerequisite units listed below are obtained prior to the issuance of this unit
to individuals within the fire sector or the units contributing to the attainment of a fire

PUAFIR306 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident
PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation

Course Details

Delivery Mode
Face to face (3 days)
Pre-learning resources are accessible via the online student portal, and it is expected that it will be completed before the course commences. Pre-learning is completed outside of the face-to-face session.

Qualification Issued
Student who are deemed competent will received a statement of attainment in the following units of competencies:

RIIWHS202E - Enter and work in confined spaces
MSMPER205 - Enter confined space
MSMWHS201 - Conduct hazard analysis
MSMPER200 - Work in accordance with an issued permit
MSMWHS217 - Gas test atmospheres
MSMPER300 - Issue work permits
MSMPER202 - Observe permit work
CPPFES2005 - Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment
PUASAR025 - Undertake Confined Space Rescue.
MSMWHS216 - Operate breathing apparatus.
HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

This certification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. The statement of attainment is issued by Certified Training Resources Australia (CTRA) - RTO no. 45826

Certificate Validity
Recommended refresher within 12 months from the date issued

More About This Course
- Our course structure is meticulously crafted to offer hands-on training through an interactive learning environment. Our students are provided with ample time and opportunities to test, experiment, and utilize equipment and paperwork in various scenarios repeatedly throughout the training day.

- Our equipment is carefully selected to be fit for purpose, representing the most used brands in the industry, such as MSA, LINQ, 3M, BAUER, SKYLOTEC, and others. This allows our students to acquire real-time skills that can be effortlessly deployed and replicated in their working environment.

- Our purpose-built and engineer-certified training simulators enable our students to learn in a simulated real-life work environment, while also providing our trainers with a platform to effectively simulate the training.

- Our trainers are industry experts with extensive hands-on experience in their respective fields.

- They possess years of experience in performing the job themselves and possess a vast skill set that allows them to impart the appropriate type and specific knowledge to our students.

- Our training programs are nationally accredited and recognized throughout Australia.

- Our training facility is conveniently situated in the heart of South-Western Sydney, providing easy accessibility to the main motorways and public transport.

- Our sophisticated student management system grants our students and corporate partners real-time access to their training records, expiry dates, future courses, recommended refresher dates, and other relevant information.

- At CTRA, we maintain a steadfast commitment to maintaining high standards and quality in our training programs. We never compromise on the quality of our training to save time, finish early, or for any other reason. Our values of integrity, honour, and commitment compel us to set the bar exceptionally high and ensure that we always deliver on our goals and promises. Above all, worker health and safe.

Entry Requirements into the Course:

While there are no specific entry requirements for this training product, CTR Australia has requirements that must be met by all students to enter into this course.

At the time of enrolment students must:

  • be 18 years or older.
  • must have sound language and literacy skills (at least Year 12 English, or equivalent) * 

* Students who fail the LL&N assessment may still be enrolled to the course if endorsed by the trainer/assessor, and corresponding additional support strategies are in place.

The course also includes a CPR unit which requires:

Physical attributes requirements

Students must, among other things, be able to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor, in order to be deemed as competent. They also must be able to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface.

Students must also be able to perform manual handling tasks safely.

Therefore, prospective students need to have the physical attributes to be able to:

  • Bring themselves to floor level in order to perform the above task.
  • Perform each of the above tasks uninterrupted for two minutes.
  • Have the physical capacity to perform manual handling tasks safely.

Payment and Refund


  • Fee Administration: CTR Australia adheres to fair and reasonable fee administration practices, charging fees only for accredited training as per the published fee information. Accurate records of course fee payments, waivers, exemptions, or refunds will be maintained for each student.
  • Fee Payment Arrangements: Students are required to pay fees in full before the commencement of training. Failure to pay fees may result in the suspension of learning or assessments until all fee payments are up to date.
  • Outstanding Student Fees: Non-payment of fees may lead to the suspension of training until payment is finalized. In such cases, CTR Australia reserves the right to charge a recommencement fee for suspended training and will withhold the issuance of Statements of Attainment until all outstanding fees are settled.


  • Accessibility: CTR Australia’s refund policy is publicly available to all stakeholders, including prospective and existing students and employers. Students will be made aware of the refund policy before enrolment to ensure transparency and informed decision-making.
  • Refund Request Process: Refund requests must be submitted in writing via email to CTR Australia evaluates requests based on the provided information and may consider exemptions for mitigating circumstances with supporting evidence.
  • Refund Period: Refund requests must be lodged within 7 calendar days of the enrolment application date to be considered for processing.
  • Refund Calculation: Refunds are subject to a non-refundable administration fee of 25% of the full course fee payable (non-discounted). Refunds are granted for withdrawals within the refund period, subject to administrative deductions.
  • Refund Processing: CTR Australia processes refund requests within 1 week of receipt and reimburses approved refunds within 4 weeks. Refunds are paid to the original fee payer.
  • Non-Refundable Scenarios: Refunds will not be issued for commenced courses, changes to work hours, relocation, or incomplete qualifications after assessment. However, consideration for refunds may be provided at the discretion of the CEO/Administration Manager.
  • Course Cancellation: In the event of course cancellation by CTR Australia, full refunds will be provided, and alternative options for attendance will be offered where possible.
  • Continuous Improvement: CTR Australia’s Administration Manager ensures compliance with the policy and implements continuous improvement processes to enhance fee administration and refund procedures.

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