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SQA Level 2 Award – Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces

A confined space is a place which is substantially enclosed (though not always entirely), and where injury can occur from hazardous substances or conditions within the space or nearby.  A low risk confined space is an area that has adequate natural or mechanical ventilation, simple and unobstructed access with no likely risk of flooding.

We offer certification on Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces from the following awarding body: SQA.


SQA Level 2 Award – Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces

The aim of this course is to provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills needed to safely work in a Low Risk Confined Space environment.  This course includes theory and practical elements, with tests being conducted on each.


The duration of the course depends on the experience level of the delegates attending.  Typically, these are:

  • 1 Day – Novice Course
  • 1 Day – Refresher Course (proof of previous certification is required).

Attendee Numbers

A maximum of 8 delegates can attend the novice or refresher course.


Upon successful completion of the tests, delegates will be registered on the SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) database and issued with an SQC (Scottish Qualifications Certificate).  A 1 Day Refresher Course is recommended every 3 years.


This course can take place at our training centre in Kirkintilloch, or at a location of your choice, subject to onsite requirements.