Confined Space Entry

Price (per person): $550.00 + GST

Company Price: $4,990.00 + GST

NZQA Unit Standards: 18426, 25510 and 17599

Entry into a confined space is one of the most dangerous workplace activities. According to WorkSafe NZ confined space work  is up to 150 times more hazardous than the same work being conducted in the open.

Statistics show more people  die trying to rescue people from confined spaces than are ever pulled out alive.

It is imperative that all personnel required to enter confined spaces understand the hazards and associated risks of this environment.

Trainees will learn how to assess a  confined space, assess hazards and risk associated with entering a confined space, how to conduct gas monitoring, planning a confined space entry  and confined space rescue. They will then complete a confined space entry.

Where possible, we will apply your company procedures during training. 

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Topics Covered:



  • Defining confined spaces
  • Permit to work
  • Hazard identification/Risk assessment
  • Atmospheric testing
  • Safety observer/communication
  • Planning confined space entry


  • Using gas monitors
  • Taking/interpreting gas readings
  • Entering confined spaces
  • Completing documentation
  • Confined Space Rescue (optional)

Group Size: Maximum 12 trainees

Location: Either our training facility, your workplace or other suitable location

Duration: Two days

Relevant NZQA Unit Standards Available (if required):

18426     Demonstrate knowledge of hazards associated with confined spaces

25510     Operate a suitable atmospheric testing device to determine if a  suitable atmosphere exists to                  work safely

17599     Plan a confined space entry

Course Provisions:


  • Venue and travel can be arranged
  • Morning tea provided on request

If training is onsite, a site examination can be carried out by FETS prior to your training course to ensure course content is tailored for your unique working environment.

Contact Us to enquire about this course or call 0800 FETS 4 U.

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