Working with Confined Spaces - Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualities

Course Code: OE1EC262

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Start DateLocationDuration / Fee
AnytimeFleetwood Nautical Campus2 Days / £340.00Enquire

Course Overview

Qualify to carry out emergency rescue and recovery of casualties from confined spaces with this two-day industry-accredited course. Fully trained rescue and recovery teams are essential within high-risk sectors such as deep drainage ground works, utilities, construction, specialist scaffolding and inspection. You will be a new or experienced professional employed in one of these industries, already competent working in high risk confined space environments and looking to widen your skill set. At Fleetwood Offshore Survival Centre, we benefit from 30 years’ experience of delivering world-class fire, safety and survival training. Through expert instruction in our realistic training gallery, you will learn about all aspects of rescuing casualties - safely, effectively and to the required national standard.

Entry Requirements

You are likely to be an experienced professional employed in one of the high-risk industries, looking to widen your skill set. New employees are also ideal candidates for this course, but they must be at least 16 and medically fit.

You will need to be competent working in high risk confined space environments and have appropriate first aid skills (Emergency First Aid at Work or equivalent).

A health and safety requirement of this course is that you are cleanly shaven, since facial hair renders close-fitting face masks ineffective.

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

This two-day course is delivered over 14 hours and weighted as follows:

  • 30% theory
  • 70% practical

If you have completed the Working in Confined Spaces - High Risk course within the last 12 months, the course duration is reduced to just one day.

The course duration is also reduced to just one day if you complete it alongside the Working in Confined Spaces - High Risk and Rescue/Recovery course.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of offshore training within the College are appropriately qualified to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. Our teaching staff have considerable experience of the offshore, maritime and safety industries, with knowledge relevant to the courses we offer.

Tuition Fees

Fees, Cancellation & Transfer Policy

Private delegate - tuition fees are to be paid in full at the time of booking.

All fees are strictly non-refundable except when the College cancels the course.

Company sponsored delegate

  • Companies who hold credit accounts with the College will be invoiced following delivery of the Course
  • New companies are required to pay at the time of booking for their first course; credit facilities may be available on request, following successful credit checks.

Off-Premises and Distance Contracts Only

Please refer to College Terms & Conditions.

Course Transfers

If you are unable to attend your course you may be able to transfer to another available date. All transfer requests must be received in writing by FOSC no later than 5 working days prior to the commencement date of the course. Email cancellations during the weekend period are strictly not acceptable for courses that commence on a Monday or Tuesday. Company delegates that fail to attend on the commencement date of the course and have not provided 5 working days written notice will be invoiced the full course fee. Private delegates that fail to attend and have not provided 5 working days written notice will be charged the full course fee, no course transfer date will be processed and their payment will be lost. All second transfer requests incur a £55.00 administration fee. Delegates who have made multiple transfers (3+) and fail to attend without the required prior notice in writing will be charged a relevant fee at the discretion of FOSC.

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