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E L014

Confined Space Hazards

Duration E-Learn
Price $150.00 ex GST per person
Unit Standard 18426



This course is to prepare workers to work safely in or around confined spaces. Trainees will gain knowledge of how to identify different types of confined spaces, their hazards and the risk control measures required to eliminate or minimise risks to their health and safety. They will also develop their understanding of the responsibilities of people entering confined spaces or conducting observation duties, as well as the requirements for atmospheric testing and monitoring.

Course Objectives

On completion of this e-learning course trainees will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of confined spaces, and their permit notification and implementation requirements.
  • Identify control measures to eliminate, isolate, and minimise the risk of hazards in confined spaces.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of monitoring and confined space testing requirements.
  • Describe the responsibilities and duties of people entering confined spaces or conducting observation duties for confined spaces.

Our Teaching Method

Delivery via e-learning with support from an experienced trainer.

For the best e-learning experience, we recommend using a laptop or tablet with a strong internet connection. While smartphones can be used, please note that the course content and assessment format may work optimally on larger screens. 

If you opt for using your smartphone, consider downloading the Moodle App for a more user-friendly interface. 
When configuring the app, set the website to

Who Should Attend

This unit standard is intended for employees intending to work in or around confined spaces under direct supervision.

Special Notes

Those qualified with unit standard 18426 (Confined Space Hazards) MUST be under direct supervision by someone qualified with unit standard 17599 (2 day Confined Space) at all times.

Completion of this Unit Standard provides credits towards the VHNZ New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety (Level 3)

Unit standards

Demonstrate knowledge of hazards associated with confined spaces

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