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(Chinese) Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Construction Sites

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  • To Identify their own roles and responsibilities in a construction job.
  • To follow safe work procedures.
  • To adopt relevant risk control measures when working at height and respond to fire emergencies.

Course Overview

(previously known as Construction Safety Orientation Course for Workers - General Trade)

WSQ Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Construction Sites is a mandatory Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) training course for all workers working in the construction industry. Construction workers are required to go through the course before they start work.

Who Should Attend

Construction workers or any other workers who need to enter a construction worksite.

Course Duration

Training / Lecture Hours: 16 Hours
Assessment / Exam Hours: 2 Hours (1 hour: MCQ, 1hour: Practical)

Course Outline

Part 1 Identify own roles and responsibilities as an employee in a construction job

  • Identify legal obligations in Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) requirements
  • Identify own rights and responsibilities under WSH legal requirements
  • Identify own rights and responsibilities under the Employment Act and Workplace Injury Compensation Act

Part 2  Follow safe work procedures in construction work

  • Identify safety signs in a construction site
  • Identify common workplace hazards in a construction site
  • Identify relevant risk control measures to be implemented according to organisational procedure
  • Follow Permit-to-Work (PTW) procedure according to organisational procedures
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) according to organisational procedures

Part 3 Follow safe Work-at-Height procedures

  • Identify hazards when Working-at-Height.
  • Identify relevant risk control measures implemented to mitigate the hazards when working-at-Height according to safe work procedures
  • Check Work-at-Height (WAH) equipment and safety devices according to safe work procedures.
  • Wear the appropriate PPE correctly for Working-at-Height according to safe work procedures
  • Identify designated work access at scaffold structure in accordance with industrial guidelines
  • Demonstrate correct method of ascending and descending scaffold structure using appropriate vertical lifelines according to approved Work-at-Height Code of Practice
  • Demonstrate correct method of 100% tie off according to approved Work-at-Height Code of Practice
  • Demonstrate correct method of traversing across the scaffold work platforms using horizontal lifeline or equivalent according to approved Work-at-Height Code of Practice

Part 4 Respond to fire emergencies

  • Follow fire evacuation procedures based on incident at site in accordance with organisational firefighting procedures.
  • Identify correct types of fire extinguishers to use in the event of a fire.
  • Apply the correct techniques to extinguish a fire according to established organisational firefighting procedures

Mode of Assessment

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Practical Performance

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Upon successful completion and passing of the exam, trainees will receive a safety pass which is valid for a period of 2 or 4 years, depending on the years of their working experience in the related industry in Singapore.

Note: Participants with less than 6 years of working experience in Singapore will get a safety pass that is valid for 2 years. Those with more than 6 years of working experience in Singapore, will get a safety pass that is valid for 4 years.

Course Objectives

At the end of the programme, participants will be able to:
  • Identify their own roles and responsibilities in a construction job
  • Follow safe work procedures
  • Adopt relevant risk control measures when working at height and respond to fire emergencies

Funding Information

Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Funding:

  • Participants must attend 100% of the course, complete the exam with a pass or competent result.
  • Online applications are not applicable for companies applying funding with Absentee Payroll.
  • Workforce Training Support (WTS) funding only applies to trainee who is 35 years old and above with a monthly income of $2,000 and below.

For Company Registration:

  • Customers who are applying funding for trainee(s), please submit Training Grant applications in SkillsConnect website before registration.
  • Training Grant number is to be submitted together with the registrations.
  • Payment for the course must be using company cheque or via GIRO.
  • For more information on SDF Training Grant application, please click here

Course reference code in SkillsConnect:
CRS-Q-0030732-PI

Additional Note

Assume Skills and Knowledge

Learners must be above 18 years of age and are assumed to:

  • Have employment status as manual labour to carry out construction work in building and engineering construction worksites
  • Be medically fit.
  • Be able to listen, read, speak and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills (ES) level 2
  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to Employability Skills (ES) level 2
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Be able to follow written and oral work instructions

Price

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Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$150.00 S$160.50
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$30.00 S$40.50
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$15.00 S$25.50
WTS Funding (95%) S$7.50 S$18.00
Corporate Pricing
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$150.00 S$160.50
After SDF Funding for non-SMEs Companies (80%)* S$30.00 S$40.50
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old  S$15.00  S$25.50
WTS Funding (95%) S$7.50 S$18.00
SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$150.00 S$160.50
After Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%)** S$15.00 S$25.50
WTS Funding (95%) S$7.50 S$18.00
*Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $4.50 per hour.
** Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $7.50 per hour.

Note: SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR 

  SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY

Please note that prices are subject to changes