APCS Authorised Persons (MOD) Training Course

Edinburgh / Scottish Region | Mon 16th Nov 2020
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Edinburgh Venue
  • £1095 Per Person
  • 8 Places Available
  • 4 days

  • Rated 4.6 / 5 By Our Clients

Why Book With Us?

All Confined Spaces Training courses offered benefit from our unique Lowest Price Guarantee. Bookings are protected by our Service Charter which provides security and peace of mind in the unlikely event that the training doesn't meet your expectations.

In order to receive a quote for this APCS Authorised Persons training course please start by completing our enquiry form. A personalised quote and ways in which to book will then be supplied.

To avoid disappointment, we'll confirm that the course is going ahead as scheduled and that there is still space remaining for your required number of delegates before accepting your booking. We aim to respond to all enquiries the same day.

Course Information

This course delivers 28 hours Accredited *CPD classroom and practical instruction and is designed to introduce delegates who have been selected for appointment as an Authorised Person (Confined Spaces) to the requirements of working in confined spaces ensuring that a Safe Systems of Work is implemented, managed and controlled by competent persons. This course meets the main requirements of MoD JSP 375, Chapter 6, SNHS/NHS, EMCOR, Babcock, Carillion and many other similar safety rules and procedures. On completion of the...

Who Should Attend?

Those who have been selected for appointment as an Authorised Person (Confined Spaces).

Joining Instructions

Delegates must have a good command of written and spoken English; Delegates will require suitable PPE (footwear, gloves and clothing); Delegates must be medically & physically fit to work in confined spaces and carry out manual handling (a self-certification questionnaire is to be completed on the course) if the practical element of the course is participated in.

Course Agenda

Overview of Health & Safety and statutory regulations; Hazards Associated with Confined Spaces; Defining Confined Spaces Problem Atmospheres (Gases & Gas Monitoring); Risk Assessment & Generic Safe Systems of Work (ACOP L101); Introduction to Safety Rules & Procedures & Management arrangements; Roles & duties; First aid, medical & training requirements; Typical confined space equipment; User checks and assembly of Escape Breathing Apparatus (EBA); User checks and assembly of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA); Practical entry exercise with gas monitor, harness, tripod, winch and EBA; Assessing, appointing, auditing & monitoring; Safety Documentation worked examples and scenarios & multiple choice question paper..

9am to 5pm

Training Venue

Free parking available. Lunches / hot beverages / water will be provided

Training venue location and streetview links can be found here.


Delegates should provide a passport photograph on the day of training for production of ID Cards. Delegates attending this course should be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training..

Assessment is by multiple choice test paper and scenario based assessment..

More Information

XYZ Training Group has the largest selection of APCS Authorised Persons (MOD) training courses across the UK. Together with our accredited training partner centres we are proud to offer all clients our unique Lowest Price Guarantee.

Group Bookings

If you have an enquiry or a need to train 4 or more persons, then why not ask us to deliver you a private 4 Day Authorised Person (Confined Spaces) course either on your premises or at one of our nearby training centres on any date that's convenient to you?

The price per person is always comparible if not better than joining one of our open course events and you will benefit from the added convenience of not only selecting the date and venue, but we'll also tailor certain elements of the training to your specific application..

In addition to that, if your delegate numbers are low and you don't have an urgent need to have the training in the next few weeks, then talk to us about setting up an open event near to you on a date of your choosing. The course will definitely go ahead as scheduled and you won't need to travel. Minimum 2 delegates.

Whatever your general requirement, make an enquiry here.


Real Customer Reviews

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Mark H – Sun 21st Jun 2020:

Review of the training course held at the Edinburgh training centre was exceptionally good. Tutor was excellent. . Andi Petrov thanks..!

Ben P – Tue 16th Jun 2020:

From start to finish the APCS Authorised Persons training course held at our premises recently was of the highest quality. Thankful of the customer service charter. . Cheers Andi.

Emma M – Sun 14th Jun 2020:

Good system. Having Kim Bridgen manage my training the best part....!

Lynn J – Sun 14th Jun 2020:

Good system....!

Daniel T – Tue 9th Jun 2020:

Xyz.co.uk Course was cool, compliments to the chef. haha. Thanks a lot :) . Karen thanks..!

Lee S – Fri 5th Jun 2020:

No pass for non English

Adrian S – Sat 30th May 2020:

Training held at our premises recently was fun and useful. :-D :-D.

Hannah A – Mon 25th May 2020:

Training course which took place at the Edinburgh venue recently was brimming with decent content.

L G – Mon 25th May 2020:

Edinburgh venue not very well sign posted

Scott T – Sat 23rd May 2020:

Very useful...