Confined Space Train-the-Trainer

Course Overview

* Prerequisite is MSA's 2-day Confined Space Entry and Operations Course

MSA's Confined Space Train-the-Trainer course is designed to prepare employees who must lead select confined space courses and material at your facility. The class provides the necessary skills to develop, deliver and evaluate students on basic confined space knowledge and technical understanding.

The 1-day course is comprised of the following:

  • Regulatory discussion and implications, including a discussion of OSHA 1910 General Industry and 1926 Construction regulations as well as ANSI standards on the topic
  • Assessment and identification of confined spaces and their hazards based on governmental analysis criteria
  • Discussion of confined space entry program development based on the needs of the specific site, including
  • recommended safety measures to follow for routine entries as well as equipment needed and basic technical knowledge needed to teach it
  • Adult education methodology with teach back requirements specific to the topic of confined space entry
    • Includes points of stress, questions to ask and demonstrations to perform to drive home important concepts for adult learners
    • Involves techniques to use for analyzing student comprehension and for best helping them to remember company procedural mandates for PRCS entry

  • Confined space training program educational material development and lesson plans
  • Guidance on performing practice exercises related to confined space entry at the site, including regular entry exercises as well as non-entry rescue practice utilizing common entry / rescue equipment
  • Review, assessment and guidance of student instructors for proficiency in teaching core content related to the topic of confined space entry