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(English) Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Metal Work

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(English) Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Metal Work

What's In It For Me

  • To Identify their own roles and responsibilities in metalworking.
  • To follow safe work procedures.
  • To respond to fire emergencies.

Course Overview

(previously known as Safety Orientation Course - Metalworking)

WSQ Apply Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) in Metal Work is a mandatory WSH training course for all workers working in metalworking. Metal-working workers are required to go through the course before they start work.

Who Should Attend

Workers from the metalworking industry.

Course Duration

Training / Lecture Hours: 8 Hours
Assessment / Exam Hours: 1 Hour and 15 Minutes (1 hour: MCQ, 15 minutes: Practical)

Course Outline

Part 1 Identify own roles and responsibilities in metalworking 

  • Identify legal obligations in 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 metalworking

  • Identify safety signs in a factory
  • Identify common workplace hazards in a factory
  • 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 Respond to fire emergencies

  • Follow fire evacuation procedures based on an incident at the site in accordance with organisational firefighting procedures.
  • Identify the 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 metalworking
  • Follow safe work procedures
  • 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.
  • 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-0030661-PI

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP):

  • NTUC members enjoy UTAP benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC LearningHub. 

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply. 

 

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 work in a factory engaged in the manufacture of basic metals, fabricated metal products, machinery or equipment and electrical machinery and apparatus
  • 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

Please leave an enquiry with us for bulk corporate orders for customization and bulk pricing.

Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$80.00 S$85.60
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$16.00 S$21.60
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$8.00 S$13.60
WTS Funding (95%) S$4.00 S$9.60
     
Corporate Pricing    
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$80.00 S$85.60
After SDF Funding for non-SMEs Companies (80%)* S$16.00 S$21.60
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old   S$8.00   S$13.60
WTS Funding (95%) S$4.00 S$9.60
     
SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$80.00 S$85.60
After Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%)** S$8.00 S$13.60
WTS Funding (95%) S$4.00 S$9.60
     
*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