ProQual Level 2 Award in Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces Course in Pakistan || Registration Open

ProQual Level 2 Award in Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces Course in Pakistan || Registration Open

Registration Open= +92-3315999937, +92- 3215056755 (WhatsApp Only)


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

environment with low risk entry with adequate natural or mechanical ventilation.

Candidates will develop the necessary skills and competencies to assess risks, control

hazards to work safely.

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

Low 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 Low Risk Confined


Ofqual qualification number 603/3696/1

Level Level 2

Total qualification time 10 hours

Guided learning hours 7


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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Level 2 Award in Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces


Qualification Structure

Candidates must complete the Mandatory unit.


Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level GLH

Y/617/2693 Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces 2 7

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 delivering this qualification must be appropriately qualified and occupationally


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


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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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


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


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


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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.


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 Low 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


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Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

Unit Y/617/2693

Working in Low 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 Use guidance relating to identifying a confined

space and assessing risk for working safety in

confined spaces

1.3 Identify the types of spaces that could become

confined due to the presence of a hazard

1.4 Identify hazards which can produced a confined


1.5 Demonstrate knowledge of how to deal with

emergency situations in confined spaces in terms


  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Injuries to personnel and the general public
  • Dealing with irregularities and abnormal


  • Types of emergency situations

1.6 Demonstrate knowledge of working safely in

confined spaces in term of:

  • manufacturers instructions relating to use of


  • Understanding the roles when working as part

of a team

  • classification schemes and how to identify the

confined space classification

  • entry procedures for low risk confined spaces
  • carrying out real-time assessment of risks and


  • Procedures and methods of working suitable to

the confined space classification and local


  • Reducing the risk to an acceptable level for the

work to be carried out

  • Understand and using local site procedures
  • Monitoring of conditions and work activity

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

  • Resolving problems speedily and with the

designated personnel where other people or

organisations are involved

  • Precautions to take when working alone
  • Communications methods for keeping in

contact with other people

1.7 Prepare and check tools and equipment

1.8 Describe reporting systems for routine and nonroutine 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 low 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 where there are designated

personnel for supervising the work

2.3 Arrange adequate communication for lone-working


2.4 Maintain a safety zone in situations where other

people need to be kept clear

2.5 Carry out a real-time risk assessment before

starting work

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 before using it

3.3 Enter and exit the space in line with procedures for

working in low risk confined spaces

3.4 Resolve any problems of work or team member

with the designated personnel

4 Be able to use equipment

and tools safely and in

accordance with

manufacturers’ specifications

4.1 Check all equipment and tools are suitable for the

job before using them

4.2 Check all personal protective equipment (PPE) is

suitable before using it

4.3 Use the specified method to introduce equipment

and tools into the confined space

4.4 Ensure equipment and tools are recovered from

site when work is finished

5 Be able to follow procedures

and work safely

5.1 Set up and use communication methods which are

suitable for the job

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.2 Inform at least one other person in advance of

starting work where it involves lone-working

5.3 Control access of people and vehicles around the

entry point

5.4 Resolve any problems connected to the work with

the designated personnel

5.5 Follow employer’s safe working procedures and

equipment manufacturers’ instructions

5.6 Act immediately to remedy any unsafe activity,

equipment and environmental conditions

5.7 Regularly monitor atmospheric conditions within

the confined space

5.8 Control risks adequately which arise during working

5.9 Use PPE specified for the job

5.10 Respond to information from monitoring


5.11 Close down and make the work area safe when

work is finished

5.12 Complete all documentation and reports before

filing them in the designated place or passing them

to designated personnel

6 Be able to deal with


6.1 Start emergency exit procedures immediately a

dangerous situation arises

6.2 Exit self safely

6.3 Record and report the emergency incident and its



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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