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City & Guilds 6160-03 Award in Working in High Risk Confined Spaces

The City & Guilds Training Scheme 6160 is the water industry standard. All water companies participated in the formulation of this scheme to ensure that training quality is consistent and accepted nationally. Candidates who successfully complete higher-level training, up to CG6160-03, will automatically be accredited with lower risk schemes.

The course incorporates the use of self-contained breathing apparatus and is designed for persons working in NC Level 4 High Risk environments as specified below:

  • NC4 Classification: Non-standard entries involving complete operations which introduce additional risks and require specific controls and rescue arrangements, e.g. mechanical hazards, physical complexity of the system introduced hazards, enhanced specific intrinsic hazards. Full breathing apparatus (working) requested to be worn at all times.


  • Prepare to work safely in high risk confined spaces
  • Enter and exit high risk confined spaces safely
  • Use equipment and tools safely
  • Follow working procedures and work safely
  • Deal with emergencies
  • Understand the principles of working in high risk confined spaces
  • Understand standard protocols for working in high risk confined spaces


The fee per delegate is £575 plus VAT without Top Person Training. Top Person training is available as a three-day course for an additional £575 plus VAT. 

Pre-course medical questionnaires will be issued on confirmation of booking, which should be completed prior to undertaking the training.


  • IOSH Managing Safely®
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • City & Guilds 6160-04 Award in Control Entry and Arrangements for Confined Spaces
  • City & Guilds 6160-07 Level 3 Award in Direct Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces

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