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City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Direct Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces (6160-07)

Duration: 1 day

Who Should Attend City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Direct Emergency Rescue & Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces?

Those who lead rescue teams in confined spaces, with roles like team leader, coordinator, entry controller, or supervisor. Their responsibilities include planning for emergencies, mobilizing teams, overseeing rescue activities, reporting, and site security post-incidents.


This City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Direct Emergency Rescue & Recovery adheres to the national standard for overseeing emergency rescue and recovery of individuals from confined spaces in both water and non-water industries


By the end of the course candidates will be assessed on their ability to:

  1. Plan and prepare emergency operations for a rescue team.
  2. Mobilise a rescue team and direct entry and exit to the confined space
  3. Monitor a rescue team to ensure procedures are followed.
  4. Understand the principles of working as rescue team leader.
  5. Understand rescue team leader duties and responsibilities.

Training Methods

Presentations, classroom work, practical sessions and scenarios.

Assessment Methods

Practical observation, short answer question paper.

Training Locations

Confined Space training courses can be delivered at the following locations:

  • ITS Training Centre, Portadown (Head Office): 7B Derryneskan Road Portadown Co Armagh BT62 1UH
  • ITS Dublin Office: Unit 17, Cherry Orchard Industrial Estate, Dublin, D10 VX93
  • Confined Spaces Mobile Training Unit at a venue chosen by the client (e.g., office carpark or worksite).


POA. Discounts available for group bookings. 

Contact us for a quote for mobile unit training (note: maximum of 8 participants for practical training elements).

For further information on this course refer to pages 75-82 of the qualifications handbook

City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Direct

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