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Authorised Person Confined Spaces Refresher (APCSR)

£855 + VAT
3 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
Where applicable this course follows the advice given in the Safe Work in Confined Spaces; Confined Spaces Regulations 1997, Approved Code of Practice, Regulations and Guidance L101, JSP375 Volume 3 Chapter 6 and Procedures for Confined Spaces.
Who is This Course For?
This course is aimed at those who have previously been trained and appointed as an Authorised Person (Confined Spaces) and has or currently has responsibilities to implement, manage and control all aspects of confined space operations, ensuring that a safe system of work is in place prior to any confined space.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 22nd August 2022 Wed, 24th August 2022 York £855
Mon, 19th September 2022 Wed, 21st September 2022 Slough £855
Mon, 17th October 2022 Wed, 19th October 2022 York £855
Mon, 21st November 2022 Wed, 23rd November 2022 Slough £855
Mon, 19th December 2022 Wed, 21st December 2022 York £855
Mon, 9th January 2023 Wed, 11th January 2023 Slough £870
Mon, 6th February 2023 Wed, 8th February 2023 York £870
Mon, 6th March 2023 Wed, 8th March 2023 Slough £870
Tue, 11th April 2023 Thu, 13th April 2023 York £870
Mon, 8th May 2023 Wed, 10th May 2023 Slough £870
Mon, 5th June 2023 Wed, 7th June 2023 York £870

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Introduction
  • Health and Safety Legislation and Confined Spaces Regulations
  • Hazards Associated with Confined Spaces
  • Identifying Confined Spaces
  • Work in Confined Spaces
  • Emergency Arrangements
  • Introduction to JSP375 Chapter 6
  • Application of Chapter 6 including Roles and Duties of Appointed Personnel
  • Management Arrangements
  • Training Requirements
  • Risk Assessment Exercise
  • Entry Procedures
  • Standing Instruction
  • Worked Example
  • Introduction to Confined Space
  • PPE, Plant and Equipment
  • Overview of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Practical Confined Space Vertical Entry Exercise using Tripod, Winch and Harness
  • Technical and Procedural Questions
  • Safety Programme Assessment Scenario
  • The current health and safety legislation in respect to confined spaces
  • Hazards and risks associated with confined spaces and implementation of appropriate control measures
  • Categories of confined spaces, records and registers
  • Safe systems of work associated with confined space entry and complete safety documentation including Permits to Work
  • The minimum safety equipment requirements and procedures to be utilised for safe entry and egress
  • The responsibilities for individuals within the work team, training and fitness requirements
  • Activities are permitted
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Authorised Person Confined Spaces (Commercial)
You will require PPE including boots, overalls and hard hat
Self-certification for entry into confined spaces and wearing breathing apparatus will need to be completed on the course
Course Training Team


Ashley Morpeth

Senior CS/WaH Training Consultant

Ashley is a highly experienced Senior Confined Space/Working at Height Training Consultant. Prior to joining the company in January 2020, Ashley gained his experience through a wide variety of positions within the industry, initially taking on a role as an Air Conditioning Engineer; for which he covered the installation and maintenance of these systems, before moving on to working around Europe as a Rope Access Technician and then through to the training and Authorising Engineer positions which he now holds. Ashley qualified as a Rope Access Technician through an IRATA Technician level 1 course in 2009, and from here he began to work on a self-employed basis for a range of large companies through until to 2015. In this role Ashley provided rescue cover, risk assessments, rigging and hands on working, all in a Working at Height capacity. He has since obtained the IRATA level 2 and Supervisor Technician qualifications and has progressed into teaching. Since 2015 Ashley has been involved in the training industry, and during his previous job he progressed through from a Senior Training Consultant to a Training Manager. He also spent some time providing Authorising Engineer and Authorised Person duties to clients, as well as developing and auditing Safe Systems of Work. Ashley taught a wide range of courses within his previous role; however, he was predominantly responsible for the Working at Height and Confined Space training courses.

Customer Questions

Q: What are RAMS?
A: RAMS covers Risk Assessments Method Statements
Q: What is an Authorised Person?
A: An Authorised Person is defined as someone who has been formally authorised in writing to undertake a role.
Q: Do I need to be clean-shaven for this course?
A: This course is not an entrants course and you won’t be entering an actual confined space. Your practical exercise is for familiarisation only.
Q: Do I need a medical certification to join this course?
A: This course is not an entrants course and you won’t be entering an actual confined space. Your practical exercise is for familiarisation only.
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