Full program description

EVALUATE AND CONTROL BIOLOGICAL HAZARDS

What's In It For Me

  • Understand the basic principles in identifying and assessing biological hazards and risks
  • Learn the methods for sampling for bio-aerosols to evaluate the exposure risks
  • Learn the knowledge and skills in assessing the necessary control measures including facilitycontrol, equipment control, safe practices and procedures

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

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, participants 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)

2. Assumed Attitude, Skills and Knowledge

- Recommended to have 2 years working experience in any industry

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

1:20

Funding Information

Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Funding:

  • Participants must attend at least 75% 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 $1,900 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-0022914-OH

Price

Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$888.00 S$950.16
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$528.00 S$590.16
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$88.80 S$150.96
WTS Funding (95%) S$44.40 S$106.56
Corporate Pricing
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$888.00 S$950.16
After SDF Funding for non-SMEs Companies (50%)* S$528.00 S$590.16
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old  S$88.80  S$150.96
WTS Funding (95%) S$44.40 S$106.56
SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$888.00 S$950.16
After Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%)** S$88.80 S$150.96
WTS Funding (95%) S$44.40 S$106.56
*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

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