Water UK City & Guilds 6150-05


On completion of this course the candidate will have obtained the skills and knowledge required to carryout safe rescue procedures within the Water UK categories Low, Medium and High risk confined spaces including using compressed air self contained breathing apparatus as a planned means of assisted rescue.

 Who should attend?

This course is designed for all people who have already completed the 6150-02 and the 6150-03 and have been nominated to be part of a planned rescue team within the Water UK categorisation low, medium and high risk confined spaces

Course Content

A review of the requirements of the confined space regulations 1997 which leads to an understanding of how to:

  • Interpret the Water UK confined space classification scheme.
  • Write and understand risk assessments for safe entry and retrieval of casualties from a confined space.
  • Recognise changing environments.
  • Use and interpret gas monitors to to verify safe atmospheres.
  • Correct fitting and how to check ancillary safety equipment - harness, winches etc.
  • How to build don and doff self contained breathin apparatus.
  • Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Work within a safe system of work.
  • React positively as a team in a potentially dangerous situation.


1 day including assessment.


Delegates who complete this course will receive a City and Guilds of London institute certificated competency based on training and assessment (City & Guilds Utilities Operation Scheme 6150 unit 05)