Full program description

WSQ Advanced Certificate in WSH (CONSTRUCTION ELECTIVE)

What's In It For Me

  • Recognized qualification to register as a WSH Coordinator under the WSH Act.
  • Learn how to investigate and report Workplace Safety and Health incidents relating to the construction industry
  • Be able to coordinate the implementation of emergency preparedness and response plans related to the construction industry

ALERT - There will be funding changes for classes of this course starting w.e.f 1 Oct 2017. Click here to find out more!


Course Overview

The WSQ Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health (ACWSH) qualification is designed for individuals who keen to join the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) profession as a WSH Coordinator.
This course is a recognised qualification for registration as a WSH Coordinator under the Workplace Safety and Health Act.

Who Should Attend

This course is relevant to trainees who are currently holding position as  WSH Coordinator, SHE Coordinator,

HSE Coordinator, EHS Coordinator, Safety Coordinator or WSH Supervisor.

Course Duration

175.25 hours

Course Outline

Trainees are required to complete the following nine modules.

  • Investigate and Report WSH incidents
  • Coordinate Implementation of Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans
  • Measure, Monitor and Report WSH Performance
  • Administer WSH Policy
  • Identify WSH Hazards and Implement Control Measures
  • Coordinate WSH Management System with Legal Compliance
  • Promote WSH Culture Development
  • Facilitate Effective Communication and Engagement at the Workplace
  • Solve Problems & Make Decisions at Supervisory Level

In addition, the trainee is to complete one of the elective units below.

  • Supervise Workplace Safety and Health in Process Plant
  • Supervise WSH in Construction Industries
  • Supervise WSH in Marine Industries

Mode of Assessment

Written Assessment, Oral questioning, Written Report

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Statement of Attainment
Participants will receive a full certificate  (Advanced Certificate in WSH) and a transcript after completion of all modules.

Funding Information

Absentee Payroll apply for course start date from 31 October 2014.

The course reference code:

  • Process Plant Elective: CRS-Q-0026278-MF
  • Construction Elective: CRS-Q-0026478-MF
  • Marine Elective: CRS-Q-0026808-MF

Additional Note

Participants are recommended to have attained the following before enrolling in the course:

  • ES Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 5 OR
  • WSH AND GCE N Level English  & Mathematics Grade 5 AND
  • Possess WSH skills and knowledge equivalent to that of Certificate in WSH with at least 1 year of WSH relevant working experience

Exemptions:

Trainees who have attended any of the following Ministry of Manpower (MOM) courses will be exempted from the elective modules:

MOM - Accredited Course

Competency Unit Recognized

for Credit Exemption (Title, Code)

Elective Units

Building Construction Supervisor Safety Course - BCSS

Supervise WSH in Construction Industry

(WP02-PR-303E-1)

Building Construction Safety Supervisor (Tunneling) Course

Supervise WSH in Tunneling Construction

(WP02-PR-304E-1)

Basic Industrial Safety and Health Course for Supervisors - BISH

Supervise WSH Manufacturing Industry

(WP02-PR-305E-1)

Shipyard Supervisor Safety Course SSC

Supervise WSH in Marine Industry

(WP02-PR-306E-1)

Oil/Petrochemical Industry Safety Course for Supervisors - OPISC

Supervise Workplace Safety and Health in Process Plant

Trainee will receive exemption if they have completed the following modules:

Prior Competency Unit Recognized for Credit Exemption

Current Competency Unit Recognized for Credit Exemption

Elective Units

Administer WSH Policy (WP-PR-301C-1)

Administer WSH Policy (WP02-PR-301C-1)

Coordinate Implementation of Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans (WP-IC-302C-1)

Coordinate Implementation of Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans (WP02-IC-302C-1)

Investigate and Report WSH Incidents (WP-CA-301C-1)

Investigate and Report WSH Incidents (WP02-CA-301C-1)

Measure, Monitor and Report WSH Performance (WP-CA-302C-1)

Measure, Monitor and Report WSH Performance (WP02-CA-302C-1)

Recognise WSH Hazards and Control Measures in Service Industry (WP-PR-306E-1)

Recognise WSH Hazards and Control Measures in Service Industry (WP02-PR-307E-1)

A copy of the certificate must be submitted to be eligible for the exemption.

This exemption is only applicable if you pursue the "WSQ Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health" Qualification.

Price

Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$2,440.00 S$2,610.80
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$488.00 S$658.80
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$244.00 S$414.80
WTS Funding (95%) S$122.00 S$292.80
Corporate Pricing
w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$2,440.00 S$2,610.80
After CET Funding for  Companies (90%)* S$488.00 S$658.80
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$244.00S$414.80
WTS Funding (95%) S$122.00 S$292.80
Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $4.50 per hour. (Non- SME)
Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $7.50 per hour. (SME)

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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