Skill Set - MSMWHS201, MSMPER300 & MSMWHS217

Information about the course:

These units address the need for personnel who issue work permits to understand the permit system, know the limitations of each permit and make decisions regarding the need for and correct use of each permit. This competency unit includes the issue of any and all permits.

These units are also about testing the working atmosphere to determine if it is safe for the proposed work. Testing involves the use of electronic test apparatus.

Target Audience

The target group will be construction workers requiring training in safely working in confined space at worksites within:
  • Civil construction
  • Coal mining
  • Drilling
  • Extractive industries
  • Metalliferous mining
People who supervise but do not necessary enter confined spaces need to be aware of the risks and equipment checks that need to be in place to adequately protect people under their control.


There are no prerequisites for this unit.

Award Issue

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment:

  • MSMWHS201 Conduct hazard analysis
  • MSMPER300 Issue work permits
  • MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres

Course Duration:

  • Full course: 14 hours face-to-face training

Course times may vary depending on a range of circumstances.  Course times will be provided upon enrolment.


Pre course study options:

There is no pre course study required for this course.

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