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Highfield Level 1 International Award in Working in Confined Spaces

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This qualification has been developed for learners working in any environment who will have a job role involving work in confined space activities. Topics within this qualification include; responsibilities of individuals, requirements for the use of safe system of work in confined spaces, selecting and following correct and safe techniques for work in confined spaces.

Qualification Awarding Body

  • Highfield Qualifications - UK

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Standard English

Course Duration

  • 4 Hours​

Course Fees

  • INR 4500 / GBP 45 / USD 57

​Modes of Study

  • Online

  • Classroom

  • In-House

  • Blended

Mode of Exam

  • Online

Guidance on Assessment

  • ​Assessment Method : Multiple Choice Question [MCQ]

  • No. of Questions : 15

  • Pass mark : 9/15 (60%)

  • Distinction : 12/15 (80%)

  • Exam Duration : 30 Minutes

​Course Content

Understand Health and safety hazards associated with working in confined spaces

  • State what is classified as a confined space

  • State the main dangers of a confined space 

  • State the requirements for a safe system of work for confined spaces 

  • Identify the key points of planning a safe system of work 

  • List the documentation that supports a safe system of work for confined spaces

  • Know when to cease work if risks change

Understand duties of employers, entrants, attendants and entry supervisors

  • Describe the responsibilities of each party with regards to confined spaces

Understand the requirements for Confined space rescue

  • List the considerations to be made for confined space rescue


  • The exam is conducted via Highfield E-assessment and is remotely invigilated online at your home or your workplace.​​

Exam Requirements

  • Photographic ID [ Passport / Driving Licence / National ID ]

  • PC/Laptop - PC or Laptop running Windows 7 or higher, or a Mac running iOS X or higher

  • Webcam

  • Smartphone running Android 4.1 or IOS 8.0 with camera / video functionality.

  • Good internet connection

  • Personal email address


  • Successful candidates receive a certificate from the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance.

Qualification Documents

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