City & Guilds 6160-07 Emergency Rescue and Recovery from Confined Spaces

Confined Space work must have a Rescue Plan

6160-07 City & Guilds (C&G) Award In Direct Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces. The aim of this unit is to reflect the national occupational standard for directing emergency rescue and recovery of casualties from confined spaces. PGL Midlands are pleased to offer this course in Birmingham using a state-of-the-art mobile unit giving the one of the best learning experiences the industry has to offer. This unit covers both water and non-water industry areas.


Any person who requires accredited training for Rescue across a range of Confined Space environments.


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

Water: this may include working with potable water, sewage treatment processes, drain and sewer cleaning operations, or where the operative is working in or near water, or where a confined space is subject to surface water flooding.

Non-water: this may include pharmaceutical, petrochemical, asbestos removal, vehicle manufacture and servicing, electrical and mechanical engineering and some elements of work operations in mines, quarries and tunnelling. This unit is for anyone who directs the activities of a team for rescue or recovery in confined spaces. This may include rescue team leader, coordinator, entry controller/top person or supervisor in relation to
rescue and recovery of casualties, planning and preparing for emergency operations, mobilising rescue teams, directing and monitoring rescue activities, reporting and securing sites after incidents or emergencies.


DURATION: 1 day course.

DELIVERY METHODS: Open Course in Birmingham | On Site can be arranged using the fully approved mobile unit. Ask our friendly team for more details.

ASSESSMENT: Candidates will be assessed throughout the course.

CERTIFICATION: 6160-07 City & Guilds (C&G) Award In Direct Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces certificate.


  • Ofqual no: 603/7278/3
  • Endorsement by a sector or regulatory body: This unit is endorsed by Energy and Utility Skills
  • Unit: 307 Level: Level 3
  • GLH: 8hrs
  • Relationship to NOS: EUSCS07
  • Max delegates: 10 people
  • Delivered in partnership with Sunbelt Rentals providing state of the art equipment.


Short Course Grant: This course is eligible for the following short course grant via CITB:-

  • Grant rate/tier: £60 (Tier 1) | Grant code: GET1945

Skills & Training Fund: Are you a CITB-Registered employer, up to date with your Levy return and employ between 1-250 direct staff or CIS (No PAYE). If you answered yes, this training MAY be offset with funding as part of an application for between £2,500 up to £25,000 for training your workforce. Click our link for more information and/or contact the PGL team for our dedicated application support service: Skills and Training fund – CITB


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  • Course name
    City & Guilds 6160-07 Emergency Rescue and Recovery from Confined Spaces
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    Join our City & Guilds 6160-07 Confined Space Rescue and Recovery course at PGL Midlands. Learn to direct emergency rescue and recovery in confined spaces, with training applicable to water and non-water industries. Experience top-notch learning in Birmingham with our advanced mobile unit.

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    Call us at 0121 240 0375

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