Full program description

Supervise Tunneling Work for Workplace Safety and Health

What's In It For Me

  • Explain and interpret WSH legislation and other requirements for deep excavation and tunneling works

Course Overview

The course is to enable the WSH Coordinator or Supervisor to acquire the knowledge and be equipped with the application skills to supervise WSH in tunneling construction. 

Who Should Attend

WSH Coordinator or Supervisor in deep excavation and tunneling construction works

Course Duration

Training / Lecture Hours: 21 Hours
Assessment / Exam Hours: 3 Hours 

Course Outline

  • WSH legal and other requirements relevant to deep excavation and tunnelling works
  • Hazards associated with deep excavation and tunnelling works
  • Unsafe work conditions and practices in a deep excavation and tunnelling worksite
  • Safety planning and organization for deep excavation and tunnelling works
  • Implement WSH control measures in accordance with organizational Risk Management Plan
  • Gaps in the existing control measures
  • Appropriate corrective actions and preventive actions to address the root causes of the incident
  • Health considerations in tunnelling and deep excavation works
  • Types and characteristics of Decompression Illnesses (DCI)
  • Monitor the health condition of workers in a compressed air (CA) environment
  • Evacuation and rescue procedures
  • Communication system in excavation and tunnelling works

Mode of Assessment

  • Oral Questioning
  • Written Test
  • Case Study

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Upon completion of the course and passing the examination, a Statement of Attainment (SOA) from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and a Safety Pass from NTUC LearningHub will be awarded to the trainee.

Course Objectives

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

  • Explain and interpret WSH legislations and other requirements relevant to deep excavation and tunnelling works
  • Identify WSH hazards including unsafe work conditions and practices in a deep excavation and tunnelling work-site
  • Evaluate and control risks in accordance with the organisational Risk Management Plan
  • Identify gaps in the existing control measures and report to management on appropriate corrective actions and preventive actions
  • Monitor and review the health condition of workers in a compressed air environment
  • Assist in the evacuation of workers in an emergency situation

Pre-requisites

Trainee must have completed the Building Construction Supervisor Safety Course (BCSS) or the module on Supervise WSH in Construction Industry from WSQ Advance Certificate in WSH.

Funding Information

Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Funding:

  • Participants must attend 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 $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-0030716-WP02

Price

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Individual Pricingw/o GSTw GST
Original Course FeeS$290.00S$310.30
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs oldS$58.00S$78.30
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs oldS$29.00S$49.30
WTS Funding (95%)S$14.50S$34.80
Corporate Pricing
Non-SMEw/o GSTw GST
Original Course FeeS$290.00S$310.30
After SDF Funding for non-SMEs Companies (80%)*S$58.00S$78.30
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old  S$29.00  S$49.30
WTS Funding (95%)S$14.50S$34.80
SMEw/o GSTw GST
Original Course FeeS$290.00S$310.30
After Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%)**S$29.00S$49.30
WTS Funding (95%)S$14.50S$34.80
*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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