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Tunnel Entry and Emergency Procedures


This qualification is for candidates who work or want to work in the tunnelling industry during tunnel construction activities. You will learn how to safely enter, exit and work in a tunnel, esp. during construction activities. The course also covers both theoretical as well as practical safe emergency procedures. The course also helps delegates to understand the general hazards of working in a confined tunnel environment – including the safe use of self-rescue devices.

This qualification is a requirement for contractors wanting to work on major tunnelling contracts.

Course Content

Amongst other things the course covers:

  • Hazards and risks associated with confined space and tunnel entry
  • Oxygen re-breathers
  • Personal and area gas detection equipment
  • Access and egress equipment including fall protection equipment
  • Practical use of the above equipment in a realistic but safe training environment

The course covers essential Health and Safety knowledge and practice for safe tunnel entry and associated emergency situations.

Candidates will experience entering a tunnel and what to do in case of an emergency situation. Amongst other things, candidates will be trained in the basic use of a breathing apparatus for self-rescue situations.


A good understanding of oral and written English.


One multiple choice test paper

One practical exercise/observation

Delivery Mode

One day, from 8.45am – 4pm

Course Fee

£220 plus VAT per person

A course for up to 10 candidates costs £1850 plus VAT.

Please call for a bespoke quote for larger volumes.

What is Included?

Registration, Examination and Assessment Fees
Course materials and tools
PROCAT Pad and Pen
Certification upon successful completion


C&G 6151-02 Level 2 Award in Tunnel Entry and Associated Emergency Procedures Progression


Tunnel Safety Training Scheme (TSTS)


To discuss your requirements, please call the training department on 0203 9601420 or e-mail