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Evaluate and Control Biological Hazards

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Evaluate and Control Biological Hazards

Course Overview

This unit covers basic principles in the identification and assessment of biological hazards and risks, and the methods for sampling of bio-aerosols to evaluate the exposure risks. The unit also includes the knowledge and skills in assessing the necessary control measures including facility control, equipment control, safe practices, and procedures and the use of personal protective equipment to help ensure biosafety at the workplace.

Who Should Attend

The target audience of this competency unit may include:

  • Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Professionals such as WSH Coordinators, Officers, and Auditors
  • Occupational Hygiene (OH) professionals such as OH technicians etc.
  • Any persons who would like to gain more knowledge and skills on the biological hazard control at the workplace

Course Duration

Total Training Hours: 24 hours

Course Outline

  • Introduction to BIOSAFETY
  • Assessing biological risks
  • BIOSAFETY LEVEL
  • Evaluating exposures to bio-aerosol
  • Facility and equipment biohazards control measures
  • Safe practices and procedures, and the use of personal protective equipment
  • Biorisk Management System

Mode of Assessment

  • Written Test
  • Oral Questioning

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Upon successful completion and assessment of each training module, you will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA).

Pre-requisites

Literacy and Numeracy

  • WSQ Employability Skills Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 6; or
  • Grade C6 in GCE O Level for English and Mathematics

Science

  • Grade C6 in GCE O Level Science (either Physics, Chemistry or Biology)

Assumed Attitude, Skills, and Knowledge

  • Recommended to have 2 years working experience in any industry

Note: All Modules will be assessed according to full qualification. You may also be required to undergo a pre-qualifying test. Applications without ALL the above required supporting documents will be considered incomplete and rejected. 

Payment is to be made after receiving an email of course acceptance from NTUC LearningHub.

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Trainer: Trainee Ratio 1: 20

Price

 

Individual Sponsored

Company Sponsored

 

Non-SME

 

SME

 

 

w/o GST

w GST

w/o GST

w GST

w/o GST

w GST

Original Course Fee

$888.00

$950.16

$888.00

$950.16

$888.00

$950.16

Singapore Citizens & PRs aged

21 years and above

$528.00

$590.16

$528.00

$590.16

$88.80

$150.96

Singapore Citizens aged 40

years and above

$88.80

$150.96

$528.00

$590.16

$88.80

$150.96

Singapore Citizens aged 35 years

and above (13 years and above for

Persons with Disabilities) who

are not earning more than $2,000

per month (WTS Scheme)

$44.40

$106.56

$44.40

$106.56

$44.40

$106.56

Remarks:

SkillsConnect Code: CRS-Q-0022914-OH

Individual Sponsored

Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding

Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their PSEA funds to offset course fee payable after funding

NTUC Union Members can use their UTAP Funding to offset course fee only after full deduction from their SkillsFuture Credit and PSEA funds (where applicable)

Company Sponsored

Absentee Payroll claimable by Non-SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hr

Absentee Payroll claimable by SMEs: Up to 90% of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr

Absentee Payroll claimable by companies (SMEs and Non-SMEs) sponsoring candidates under WTS Scheme: Up to 95% of hourly basic salary (no dollar cap)

SkillsFuture Credit

Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after SSG funding

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.

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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