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RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces, MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres & MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit

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Price: $329.00 (Inc. GST)

  1 day in class

 Nationally accredited course

 Certificate provided same day

This nationally accredited training course is suitable to those participants who are or will be working in or around confined spaces, working in accordance with work permits and needing to operate gas detectors in the mining, construction and resources industries.


Suitable for:

  • Confined Space Workers
  • Gas Technicians
  • Safety Officers
  • Construction Workers
  • Permit Holders


Please note: This course is currently run every Wednesday at our Wangara facility. Contact us at to book this course on a different day.

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This course includes the following combined three (3) units:

  • RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces
  • MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres
  • MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit

Our training includes consideration of serious safety aspects of entering and working in confined spaces, and the testing of a working atmosphere to determine if it is safe for the proposed work. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills to identify various risks, review risk assessments, conducting gas testing using detector equipment and enter confined spaces in accordance with an issued work permit.

Participants are firstly required to successfully complete:

  • An online theory training and assessment prior to attending the day course at our facility in Baretta Road, Wangara followed by;
  • The day course that includes a Power Point and audio-visual display together with a range of practical exercises wearing appropriate PPE and practical assessments.

Please consider the Construction Training Fund (CTF) link: Funding for Construction Courses & Upskilling | Claim Rebates

Course Content:

  1. Enter and work in Confined Spaces

The expected learning outcomes for the Nationally Recognised Training unit RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces are:

    • Plan and prepare for working in confined spaces
    • Work in confined spaces
    • Exit confined spaces and Clean up
  1. Gas testing atmospheres
    • Types and selection of gas detectors
    • Sampling regimes and techniques, Inspections and maintenance
    • Calibration and bump tests, Risk management when sampling
    • Gas types, Characteristics and toxicity
    • Lower and upper explosive limits
    • Permits, Gas testing procedures and applicable legislation
  2. Work in accordance with an issued work permit
    • Identifying the range and scope of work covered by the permit
    • Checking that the right type of permit has been issued for the type of work
    • Adequately preparing to undertake the work, including obtaining all necessary safety equipment and PPE
    • Undertaking the work strictly in accordance with the provisions of the permit
    • Maintaining correct housekeeping with permit activities
    • Completing work in accordance with the permit requirements
    • Querying or raising matters about the permit if the scope of work/nature of the tools to be used varies from that covered by the permit
    • Handing back the permit in accordance with procedures and obtaining appropriate sign off as required.

Course Currency:

Course Duration:

Allow one day for this face to face course including theory, practical assessments and 40 minute lunch break. It is run every Wednesday from 0745am and is dependent on minimum student numbers (At least 3).

Course Requirements:

There are no pre-requisites required for this course. Participants – For both Safe working at heights and Confined space training;

  • Must be able to enter and work in a confined space and or on top of a platform (e.g. no claustrophobia or fear of heights).
  • Must have good general health and fitness for practicals (entering and working within a confined space, ability to wear a harness and climb a ladder/work at heights).
    *Please contact Skills Force Australia for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.
  • Must wear long sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots.
  • Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number. Click here for further information: USI Website

Language Literacy and Numeracy requirement:

  • RTO’s are required to obtain evidence that you have minimum Level of English language, literacy and numeracy skills to ensure this course is right for you. Participants must complete a short LLN quiz which is automatically sent to Skills Force Australia to validate. If the quiz provides evidence that Participants have this level then they will not be contacted and may continue with theory and practical training.
  • Those who do not successfully complete this quiz will be required to access appropriate assistance.

Please view the following Participant support links:

Reading and writing hotline: Reading Writing Hotline – Information and Advice
Workskil Australia: Workskil – Reading and Writing in English


This course is conducted every Wednesday from 7:45 am to 3:00pm at our Training Centre at Unit 5, 12-14 Baretta Road, Wangara, 6065.

There is the option for us to deliver group training at your workplace.


Upon completion, participants will be presented with a statement of attainment for the following:

Licence & Regulatory Requirements:

Industry recommendations are that participants who obtain these competencies complete recertification training every 2 years.

Applicable to training at your workplace:

  • Parking area for trainers (To setup training close by)
  • For external training we require similar heights and confined space resources for practical training and assessments sessions as per training package requirements and to achieve compliance
  • Training room for PowerPoint presentation
  • Recommended maximum group size applies
  • Recommended qualification period 2 years

Reduce Costs:

You can help us keep your training costs down by:

  • Arranging for a minimum of 5 participants (Particularly for training conducted at your workplace) *Group discount will apply
  • Regional training: Participant numbers will be accepted and set on registration (our invoicing will reflect participant numbers as of registration date)
  • When you register for this training, please ensure that ALL participants arrive at our facility or are available for training (Agreed participant numbers) as your invoice will reflect this. This prevents situations where our trainers arrive in regional towns or mining sites only to find that participant numbers are lower than planned and we suffer a loss


Up to 10 free parking bays available next to our training facility.

Assessment Method

Knowledge based assessment and practical demonstration.


What to wear

All participants are required to wear the following minimum PPE to enter our training

  • Fully enclosed shoes (steel-capped boots preferred)
  • Long-sleeve shirt with high visibility (preferred)
  • Long work pants
  • Participants may bring their own quality AS helmet/gloves
  • Skills Force Australia have available harnesses, helmets, gloves, lanyards, Arrestor reel & tripod.

Morning tea & lunch (day course)

At Skills Force Australia we provide free tea, coffee & biscuits with fridge available. Nearby lunch bars only 200m away.

Construction Training Fund Discount Eligibility:

The Construction industry is the largest industry in WA employing tens of thousands of skilled workers in over 130 different occupations across civil, commercial and residential sectors. In Western Australia, the Construction Training Fund CTF allows for up to a 70% discount on course costs for eligible candidates and companies. Remember that this Training Fund is 100% industry funded through the collection of the BCITF levy which applies to all construction projects in WA.

Eligibility: The Construction Fund is dependent on a company or individuals ability to demonstrate direct involvement in Western Australia’s construction industry, specifically in on site construction, installation and fabrication activity. Eligible companies / individuals must be:

  • Directly employed in the building and construction industry in Western Australia.
  • Construction companies undertaking projects in Western Australia.
  • Self-employed and undertaking work which is directly involved in the construction process.

Where eligibility of an applicant is in question the Training Fund will seek evidence of eligibility via review of a detailed, recent work history and/or evidence of employment.

Participants need to contact the CTF for more information follow this link;

Construction Training Fund Website: CTF Construction Training Fund

Reconciliation Action Plan

At Skills Force Australia, we acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live. In addition we will respect Indigenous Elders past and present.

Our vision for reconciliation

Our vision for reconciliation is shared with many other Australian small businesses to celebrate the knowledge and cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This will be achieved through the social, economic and cultural inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in our training programs.

Our family business is committed to sustainable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander qualifications and sustainable, meaningful assistance for employment through quality training

Bookings and Reservations

Address: Unit 5, 12-14 Baretta Road, Wangara
Phone: (08) 9309 4722


Skills Force Australia
ABN: 48 156 593 690
RTO Code: 52354


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