Confined Space Refresher

Course codes:

MSMPER205 Enter confined space

MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit

MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres

MSMWHS201 Conduct hazard analysis

MSMPER300 Issue work permits

RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces


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1 day


Onsite or at our training facility. Mobile training trailer available in some states.




$345 *

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Why Choose This Course

This course has been designed to reduce the amount of time previously educated and skilled participants spend in a classroom, whilst offering the ability to reissue nationally recognised confined space competencies in one day.

Building on participants’ previously attained competencies, FSA will confirm retention of knowledge and skills on hazard identifications, risk assessments and work permits for confined space operations and how to operate various confined space safety equipment through minimal theory and lots of practical-based learning and activities.

FSA recommends refresher programmes for confined spaced entry be done every 2 years.


  • MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit *
  • MSMWHS201 Conduct hazard analysis *

* included in the programme

FSA Entry Requirements:

  • USI that can be verified by Fire and Safety Australia
  • Fitness to participate
  • Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
  • Long sleeves and long pants and appropriate safety footwear
  • Meet the Eligibility Criteria, as listed below

This is a refresher course. To be eligible to enrol into this course you must provide evidence that you have attained the following competencies ideally within the last 24 month period:

  • MSMPER205 Enter confined space
  • RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces
  • MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit
  • MSMWHS201 Conduct hazard analysis
  • MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres
  • MSMPER300 Issue work permits

Or equivalent units to the above as per

Statements of Attainment will be requested prior to the day of your training course. If cards are provided they must state the units of competence, date attained and identify the training provider that issued the card.

Participants who book for the course and arrive but do not meet the eligibility criteria (e.g do not hold correct units and within the timeframe identified in the eligibility criteria) will have no recourse. These participants will be refused entry to the classroom and will not eligible for a refund.

If you are unsure if you hold appropriate units of competence or it’s been more than 2 years between refresher courses, please call FSA on 1300 885 530 for further information. If you do not hold these, see our Confined Space 2 Day program.

Course Content:

  • Australian Standards & relevant legislation updates
  • Roles & responsibilities of management & employees
  • Identifying confined spaces and hazards
  • Risk assessments & hierarchy of hazard controls
  • Confined space work permits & entry procedures
  • Safety procedures
  • Atmospheric monitoring and gas detection
  • Practical entry into a confined space
  • Emergency procedures
  • Practical rescue from a confined space

Group Size:



1 day


Onsite or at our training facility. Mobile training trailer available in some states.


Corporate courses and Public courses available in some states.

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More Information

Read answers to some commonly asked questions about this course below. Alternatively, you can visit our general FAQs page, our Resources page or email us via the form below..

Before enrolling into this training course, please download and read the Course Participant Handbook.

Access to FSA’s dedicated customer support.

Qualified and experience trainers.

On successful completion of the training you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency listed above or a Certificate of Attendance for non-accredited training.

This course will benefit various careers including:

  • Work Health and Safety Manager
  • Workplace Manager
  • Floor Manager
  • Department Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Safety Practitioner
  • Supervisor or management position in certain industries
  • Security Officers
  • Building Managers
  • Office Managers
  • Hotel or Restaurant Managers
  • Safety & Emergency Managers
  • Education Professionals
  • Team Leaders
Here are 4 reasons why you should choose Fire & Safety Australia for all of your safety training and safety consultancy requirements:

  1. National Accreditation and ISO9001-2015 Quality Accreditation
  2. Our Experience
  3. Flexibility and Clients First
  4. We Deliver What We Say We Will

Find out more on our Why Choose FSA page.

  • Parking is available on site
  • Tea & coffee is provided
  • What to wear: Closed toe shoes and clothing that may get dirty
  • What to bring: Pen and paper


Course Pricing: $345

Payment Methods: All credit cards, direct deposit, cheque or cash are accepted. We also offer payment instalments.

Can we combine various courses or multiple staff members into a training package? Yes companies can add other FSA courses into a training package, or enrol multiple attendees to save money.

Contact us via the enquiry form below for more information.


Public courses

  • 2 business day “cooling off period” 
  • More than 5 business days - no charge
  • 5 business days or less - 50% of course fee
  • 24 hours from start time - no refund     


Corporate group

  • 2 business day “cooling off period”
  • Transferred / cancelled more than 5 business days prior to course date - no charge
  • Transferred / cancelled 5 business days or less prior to course date - 50% of course fee
  • Transferred / cancelled 24 hours from start time - no refund / full course charge


When transferring an enrolment from one course date to another the following charges will apply:

  • Transferred 5 business days prior to course date - no charge
  • Transferred 5 business days or less prior to course date - 50% of course fee
  • Transferred 24 hours from start time - no refund / full course charge
  • Name changes to the booked course - 5 business days or less prior to the course date will incur a $50.00 + GST fee per name change

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