Confined Space Entry Specialist (CSS)

Confined Space Entry Specialist (CSS): $395.00

Our Confined Space Entry Specialist certification covers:

  • Definition of Confined Space (three elements)
  • Examples & Assessment Procedures
  • Concept of Isolation
  • Hazardous Atmospheres
  • Monitoring Equipment
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Engulfment Hazards
  • Confined Space Configurations
  • Elements of a Permit
  • Entrant & Attendant
  • Supervisor Responsibilities
  • Rescue Service Members
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Non-entry Rescue Equipment and Procedures


Confined Space Entry Specialist (CSS)

Course Objectives:

This course provides an understanding of the concept of a confined space and the various elements that may require a permit to be issued. The course focuses on assessing the hazards that may be present in a confined space and the proper means of the elimination. It delves into the proper implementation of a comprehensive confined space entry program with emphasis on hazard identification and the elements of an effective confined space permit. Roles, responsibilities and training requirements of all CSE personnel will be thoroughly covered. The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety, but we find that the average completion time is approximately 16 hours. You have up to six months to complete the course.

Learning Outcome:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to determine what a confined space is, determine if it is a permit required confined space, assess and mitigate the hazards, fill out a permit, and implement an effective confined space program. Student will also understand and be able to train the four types of personnel who are required to be present during a confined space entry. They will understand the role and limitations of entrants, attendants and supervisors and the duty of rescue service members. Please note, there is no practical training in this course

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive certification. You have three opportunities to pass the exam.


A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $150.