Full program description

Construction Safety Orientation Course for Workers - Tunneling

Course Overview

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the common safety and health hazards.
  • Take precautions to avoid injuries and diseases in the tunnels.

Who Should Attend

Workers who need to work in tunnels within a construction site.

Course Duration

4 hours (including 15 minutes of assessment)

Course Outline

  • Accident case studies
  • General safety in tunneling works
  • Fire and explosion
  • Toxic vapours and gases
  • Working in compressed air
  • Procedures for safe work
  • Other safety precautions

Mode of Assessment

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Upon completion of the course and passing the examination, a safety pass which is valid for 2 years will be issued to all participants.


All construction work permit holders must have attended and passed the Construction Safety Orientation Course for Workers (General Trade) before they attend this course.

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

  • Lectures
  • Discussion on case studies
  • English

Funding Information

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP):

NTUC members enjoy UTAP* (Union Training Assistance Programme) 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 an union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply.


Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$26.17 S$28.00
Corporate Pricing
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$26.17 S$28.00
Original Course Fee S$26.17 S$28.00

Please note that prices are subject to changes

Prices are inclusive of GST and subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees