ProQual Level 2 Award in Working in High Risk Confined Spaces Course in Islamabad Registration Open

ProQual Level 2 Award in Working in High Risk Confined Spaces Course in Islamabad Registration Open

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Introduction

The Level 2 Award in Working in High Risk Confined Spaces is aimed at those working in

confined space environments which have non-standard entries. It will entail the use of selfcontained open circuit breathing apparatus, specialist detection equipment and

resuscitation equipment.

The qualification has been developed using National Occupational Standards for Working in

High Risk Confined Spaces.

The awarding organisation for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the

regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). This

qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

Qualification Profile

Qualification title ProQual Level 2 Award in Working in High Risk Confined

Spaces

Ofqual qualification number 603/3698/5

Level Level 2

Total qualification time 20 hours

Guided learning hours 20

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 15/10/2018

Qualification end date

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify

any gaps and help plan the assessment.

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Qualification Structure

Candidates must complete the Mandatory unit.

Mandatory

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level GLH

H/617/2695 Working in High Risk Confined Spaces 2 20

Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved to offer this qualification. If your centre is not approved please

complete and submit form ProQual Additional Qualification Approval Application.

Staff

Staff delivering this qualification must be appropriately qualified and occupationally

competent.

Assessors/Internal Quality Assurance

For each competence-based unit centres must be able to provide at least one assessor and

one internal quality assurance verifier who are suitably qualified for the specific

occupational area. Assessors and internal quality assurance verifiers for competence-based

units or qualifications will normally need to hold appropriate assessor or verifier

qualifications, such as:

  • Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
  • Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
  • Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
  • Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices
  • Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and

Practices

Support for Candidates

Materials produced by centres to support candidates should:

  • enable them to track their achievements as they progress through the learning

outcomes and assessment criteria;

  • provide information on where ProQual’s policies and procedures can be viewed;
  • provide a means of enabling Internal and External Quality Assurance staff to

authenticate evidence

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Assessment

Candidates must demonstrate the level of knowledge described in the unit. Assessment is

the process of measuring a candidate’s knowledge and understanding against the standards

set in the qualification.

Assessment guidance is included to assure consistency.

Each candidate is required to produce evidence which demonstrates their achievement of

all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Evidence can include: – assignments/projects/reports

– worksheets

– portfolio of evidence

– record of oral and/or written questioning

– candidate test papers

Learning outcomes set out what a candidate is expected to know, understand or be able to

do.

Assessment criteria specify the standard a candidate must meet to show the learning

outcome has been achieved.

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria for this qualification can be found from page 7

onwards.

Internal Quality Assurance

An internal quality assurance verifier confirms that assessment decisions made in centres

are made by competent and qualified assessors, that they are the result of sound and fair

assessment practice and that they are recorded accurately and appropriately.

Adjustments to Assessment

Adjustments to standard assessment arrangements are made on the individual needs of

candidates. ProQual’s Reasonable Adjustments Policy and Special Consideration Policy sets

out the steps to follow when implementing reasonable adjustments and special

considerations and the service that ProQual provides for some of these arrangements.

Centres should contact ProQual for further information or queries about the contents of the

policy.

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Results Enquiries and Appeals

All enquiries relating to assessment or other decisions should be dealt with by centres, with

reference to ProQual’s Enquiries and Appeals Procedures.

Certification

Candidates who achieve the requirements for qualifications will be awarded:

  • A certificate listing the unit achieved, and
  • A certificate giving the full qualification title –

ProQual Level 2 Award in Working in High Risk Confined Spaces

Claiming certificates

Centres may claim certificates for candidates who have been registered with ProQual and

who have successfully achieved the requirements for a qualification. All certificates will be

issued to the centre for successful candidates.

Replacement certificates

If a replacement certificate is required a request must be made to ProQual in writing.

Replacement certificates are labelled as such and are only provided when the claim has

been authenticated. Refer to the Fee Schedule for details of charges for replacement

certificates.

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Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

Unit H/617/2695

Working in High Risk Confined Spaces

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Understand how to work

safely in confined spaces

1.1 Identify the main principles of health and safety

and environmental legislation and regulations

1.2 Demonstrate a working knowledge of approved

codes of practice and guidance for working safety

in confined spaces

1.3 Define the term confined spaces and describe their

nature and characteristics

1.4 Describe the nature and characteristics of confined

spaces

1.5 Define a range of different hazardous situations,

including different types and categories of hazards

1.6 Identify how emergency situations can arise in a

confined space

1.7 Demonstrate knowledge of how to deal with

emergency situations in confined spaces in terms

of:

  • roles and responsibilities
  • injuries to personnel and the general public
  • dealing with irregularities and abnormal

situations

  • types of emergency situations

1.8 Demonstrate knowledge of working safely in

confined spaces in terms of:

  • manufacturers’ instructions relating to use of

equipment and tools

  • manufacturers’ instructions relating to the use

of self-contained open circuit breathing

apparatus

  • legislation and approved codes of practice and

guidelines for the safe use of breathing

apparatus

  • understanding the roles when working as part

of a team

  • classification schemes and how to identify the

confined space classification

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

  • hazards, substances and situations associated

with high risk confined spaces

  • entry procedures for high risk confined spaces
  • using work authorisations and permits
  • procedures and methods of working suitable to

high risk environments and local conditions

  • minimising the risks for the work to be and

hazards for the work carried out

  • using ventilation systems
  • reducing risk and injury
  • understand and using local site procedures
  • monitoring of conditions and work activity
  • communication methods which are suitable for

use in high risk confined spaces

  • resolving problems speedily and with the

designated personnel

1.7 Prepare and check tools, equipment and Personal

Protective Equipment (PPE)

1.8 Describe reporting systems for routine work

activities and resolving problems

1.9 Identify procedures for dealing with emergencies,

including communications and reporting systems

for emergency situations

2 Be able to prepare to enter

and work safely in high risk

confined spaces

2.1 Prepare and check all equipment is in good order

and electrical equipment is fully charged before

entering the work site

2.2 Obtain authorisation for entry and relevant health

and safety information from designated personnel

2.3 Carry out a real-time risk assessment before

starting work

2.4 Put in place and confirm isolation of any

connecting services

2.5 Set up and put monitoring equipment in place

2.6 Set up, test and confirm communications systems

are working before moving away from the entry

point

2.7 Set up and maintain a safety zone around the work

site

2.8 Confirm all team members know and understand

their roles

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

2.9 Check all team members are in place before entry

begins

2.10 Enter and exit confined spaces safely

3 Be able to enter and exit

confined spaces safely

3.1 Check atmospheric conditions are safe

3.2 Set up and inspect access equipment to make sure

it is safe

3.3 Resolve any problems of work or team member

with the designated personnel

3.4 Use special hoists and safety lines as set down in

procedures

3.5 Enter and exit the space in line with procedures for

working in high risk confined spaces

4 Be able to use self-contained

open circuit (SCOC) breathing

apparatus in accordance with

manufacturers’ specifications

4.1 Adhere to all procedures regarding the carrying

and use of SCOC breathing apparatus

4.2 Confirm the suitability of the SCOC breathing

apparatus for the job

4.3 Carry out pre-use safety and user tests to confirm

the SCOC breathing apparatus and its fit comply

with current legislation, manufacturers

specifications and approved codes of practice

4.4 Examine the SCOC breathing apparatus prior to

fitting and starting work

4.5 Resolve any problems with the SCOC breathing

apparatus and report non-conformities

4.6 Fit and adjust the designated SCOC breathing

apparatus

4.7 Wear the designated SCOC breathing apparatus to

carry out the work

4.8 Continuously monitor the SCOC breathing

apparatus during operation and use

4.9 Carry out after use checks on the SCOC breathing

apparatus after a safe exit

4.10 Take steps to maintain or repair faulty SCOC

breathing apparatus

4.11 Return the SCOC breathing apparatus after use to

the supplier or manufacturer for specialist cleaning

and restoration

4.12 Store SCOC breathing apparatus in designated

storage

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5 Be able to use equipment

and tools safely and in

accordance with

manufacturers’ specifications

5.1 Check all equipment and tools are suitable for the

job before using them

5.2 Check all personal protective equipment (PPE) is

suitable and compatible with the SCOC breathing

apparatus to be worn before using it

5.3 Resolve any problems with equipment and tools

before and during their use

5.4 Use the specified method to introduce equipment

and tools into the confined space

5.5 Recover and remove equipment and tools when

work is finished

5.6 Follow manufacturers and employers instructions

for after-use checks and storage

6 Be able to follow procedures

and work safely

6.1 Use different methods of communication which

suit the work situation

6.2 Control access of people and vehicles around the

entry point

6.3 Resolve any problems connected to the work with

the designated personnel

6.4 Follow employer’s safe working procedures and

equipment manufacturers’ instructions

6.5 Act immediately to remedy any unsafe activity,

equipment and environmental conditions

6.6 Regularly monitor atmospheric conditions within

the confined space

6.7 Control risks adequately which arise during working

6.8 Use PPE specified for the job

6.9 Respond to information from monitoring

equipment

6.10 Communicate regularly with the work team at all

stages of the work

6.11 Close down and make the work area safe when

work is finished

6.12 Make reports and complete all documentation and

deposit them with the designated personnel

7 Be able to deal with

emergencies

7.1 Start emergency exit procedures immediately a

dangerous situation arises

7.2 Exit self safely

7.3 Follow and maintain emergency procedures

throughout the incident

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.4 Record and report the emergency incident and its

circumstances

7.5 Arrange for basic first aid to be available for

recovered surface casualties

7.6 Maintain emergency communications

Assessment

All learning outcomes in this unit must be assessed using appropriate methods. There must

be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria. However, one piece of

evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning outcome or

assessment criterion.

 

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