EWICS – Enter and Work in Confined Space
Confined Space – Entry & Work Skills
ERGT’s Enter and Work in Confined Space (EWICS) course is designed for individuals entering and working in confined spaces (enclosed or partially enclosed) to enable them to perform tasks such as maintenance and servicing.
The expected learning outcomes for the Nationally Recognised Training unit RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined space are:
- Plan and prepare for working in confined space
- Work in confined space
- Exit confined space
- Clean up
Training Standard Pre-requisites
There are no training standard pre-requisites for this course.
ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
There are no ERGT required skills and knowledge applicable for this course.
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
This course is aimed at experienced workers who are in fulltime or part time employment and have completed a vocational level 2 certificate or higher qualification. The trainee should be familiar with writing routine reports, such as handover notes and maintenance reports, clarifying work instructions, communicating with team members about routine operations, working in accordance with workplace safety standards, reporting hazards and obtaining permits.
Medical and Health Standards
A health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.
A government issued photo identification and valid USI is required for course registration.
Structure & Assessment
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, activities and participant discussion as well as practical components within a simulated workplace environment using specialised equipment. Trainees will demonstrate their competence through direct observation, oral &/or written assessment & practical exercises.
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.
Authority / Regulator
Nationally Recognised Training is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), which is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.