Confined Spaces Safety Awareness

NAFC Course Code: AQ74


Rescue gantry rigged for safe entry to an
enclosed space on a salmon feed barge.


This one-day course provides an introduction to the dangers of confined spaces, and to safe working practices for entry into confined spaces, including the use of fall-arrest and recovery equipment. It is relevant to any persons who have to enter tanks, silos, shafts, pits or any other confined or enclosed spaces, whether afloat or on shore.

The course can be tailored to suit customers' particular requirements and can be delivered at their location, by arrangement.

Entry Requirements



The course covers a variety of topics, including:

  • Identifying confined spaces.
  • Hazards in confined spaces.
  • Work permits.
  • Using a gas monitor.
  • Setting up and using safety equipment (harness and retrieval winch).

The course includes both classroom and practical elements.


This is a one-day course delivered at the NAFC Marine Centre, or elsewhere by arrangement.


  • 15 May
  • 12 June
  • 11 September
  • 13 November

Courses are usually arranged to suit customers' requirements - please contact the NAFC Marine Centre.


  • £175

NOTE: For taught course delivery outside Shetland the lecturer's travel and other expenses will be charged in addition to these fees.

(Fees are subject to change without notice.)

Booking / Queries

To book a course please download an application form, or contact NAFC.

If you have any questions or need any more information please contact NAFC.