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Authorised Person Confined Spaces (MOD) (CSMOD)

£1,355 + VAT
5 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course has been developed to comply with JSP375, Volume 3 Chapter 6 and Procedures for Confined Spaces regulations.

Delegates will gain hands-on experience through practical training methods, involving scenarios where Escape Breathing Apparatus (EBA) and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), as well as other appropriate items of PPE are required.
Who is This Course For?
This is aimed at those who have been selected for training to become an Authorised Person (Confined Spaces) and are expected to work to JSP375, volume 3 chapter 6 specifications at Ministry of Defence sites. This person will have responsibilities to implement, manage and control all aspects of confined space operations ensuring that a safe system of work is in place prior to any confined space activities being permitted.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 27th February 2023 Fri, 3rd March 2023 Slough £1355
Mon, 17th April 2023 Fri, 21st April 2023 York £1355

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Introductions
  • Health and Safety Legislation & Confined Spaces Regulations L101
  • Regulation 1: Identifying Confined Spaces, Hazards Associated with Confined Spaces
  • Regulation 2: Exemptions
  • Regulation 3: Duty Holder
  • Regulation 4: Safe Work in Confined Spaces
  • Regulation 5: Emergency Arrangements
  • Risk Assessment
  • Introduction to Confined Space PPE, Plant & Equipment
  • Practical Confined Space Vertical Entry Exercise using Tripod, Winch and Escape Breathing Apparatus (EBA)
  • Overview of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Practical Confined Space Vertical Entry Exercise using Tripod, Winch and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Introduction to JSP 375, Part 2, Volume 3, Chapter 6
  • Application of Safety Rules including Roles & Duties of Appointed Personnel
  • Management Arrangements
  • Entry Procedures, Standing Instruction, Worked Example
  • Entry Procedures, Safety Programme and PTW, Worked Example
  • Training Requirements
  • Health Requirements
  • SRP Familiarisation Exercise
  • Safety Programme Practice Scenario
  • Safety Programme Practice Scenario
  • Technical & Procedural Question paper
  • Assessment & Appointment of AP’s
  • Auditing & Monitoring
  • Safety Programme Assessment Scenario
  • APCS Feedback & Dispersal
  • Safety Programme Assessment Scenario Continued
  • The current Health & Safety legislation in respect to confined spaces
  • Gain an understanding of safe systems of work and complete safety documentation including Permits to Work
  • Understand the minimum safety equipment requirements and procedures utilised for safe entry and egress
  • Have an awareness for the responsibilities for individuals within the work team, training and fitness requirements
  • Understand the actions and reporting procedures needed in respect to response to emergencies
  • You will carry out a practical entry into confined spaces using escape breathing apparatus (EBA) and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
There are no additional requirements prior to attending this course.
Course Training Team


Ashley Morpeth

Senior CS/WaH Training Consultant

Ashley is a highly experienced Senior Confined Space/Working at Height Training Consultant. Prior to joining the company in January 2020, Ashley gained his experience through a wide variety of positions within the industry, initially taking on a role as an Air Conditioning Engineer; for which he covered the installation and maintenance of these systems, before moving on to working around Europe as a Rope Access Technician and then through to the training and Authorising Engineer positions which he now holds. Ashley qualified as a Rope Access Technician through an IRATA Technician level 1 course in 2009, and from here he began to work on a self-employed basis for a range of large companies through until to 2015. In this role Ashley provided rescue cover, risk assessments, rigging and hands on working, all in a Working at Height capacity. He has since obtained the IRATA level 2 and Supervisor Technician qualifications and has progressed into teaching. Since 2015 Ashley has been involved in the training industry, and during his previous job he progressed through from a Senior Training Consultant to a Training Manager. He also spent some time providing Authorising Engineer and Authorised Person duties to clients, as well as developing and auditing Safe Systems of Work. Ashley taught a wide range of courses within his previous role; however, he was predominantly responsible for the Working at Height and Confined Space training courses.

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