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WSQ Specialist Diploma in Occupational Hygiene

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WSQ Specialist Diploma in Occupational Hygiene

Course Overview

The WSQ Specialist Diploma in Occupational Hygiene is a competency-based training programme that aims to equip individuals with the competencies of an Occupational Hygiene (OH) officer.

Who Should Attend

  • Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) professionals such as WSH Coordinators, Officers, and Auditors
  • Occupational Health Professionals such as nurses and physicians
  • Professionals in OH-related fields such as ergonomics, human factors, occupational psychology, biosafety, noise monitoring and control, acoustics, engineering, analytical chemistry, facility management, or human resources, etc
  • Professionals who would like to gain knowledge and a broad appreciation of the Occupational Hygiene matters at the workplace

Course Duration

Total Training Hours: 344 hours

Course Outline

Core Modules (complete ALL 8 Modules)

  • Interpret Basic Workplace Health Practices
  • Monitor Noise and Vibration
  • Control Noise and Vibration
  • Measure Exposure and Assess the Risks due to Hazardous Substances
  • Evaluate Health Effects due to Hazardous Substances
  • Manage Hazardous Substances
  • Evaluate Ergonomics Related Hazards
  • Compose Technical Report

Elective Modules - Group 1 (complete 2 Modules)

  • Assess and Control Thermal Stressors
  • Assess Confined Space for Safe Entry and Work

Elective Modules - Group 2 (complete 1 Module)

  • Solve Problem and Make Decision at Managerial  Level

Individuals may seek credit exemptions for the following elective modules by submitting documentary evidence: 

(Group 1)

  • Manage Radioactive Materials and Irradiating Apparatus
  • Control Hazards in Handling Laser Devices 
  • Manage Asbestos and Other Fibres Risks (Not offered in NTUC LearningHub)
  • Manage Skin Exposure Risks (Not offered in NTUC LearningHub)
  • Manage Indoor Air Quality (Not offered in NTUC LearningHub)
  • Evaluate and Control Biological Hazards

(Group 2)

  • Lead Workplace Communication and Engagement

Mode of Assessment

Individuals will be assessed for each unit through various methodologies such as written questioning, written assignment, case studies, practicals, and oral questioning, etc.

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

A Statement of Attainment (SOA) will be awarded upon completion of the course.

Pre-requisites

The minimum criteria for admission for the WSQ Specialist Diploma in Occupational Hygiene are:

(i) ES WPLN Level 6, OR Grade C6 in GCE 'O' Level for English and Mathematics; AND

(ii) Grade C6 in GCE 'O' Level Science (Chemistry and Physics)

^^ Trainees with Specialist Diploma in WSH can be exempted from the Maths and Physics GCE 'O' Level requirements for the Occupational Hygiene Courses

Preference will be given to candidates who have at least 2 years of working experience in any industry. 

Credit Exemption

Selected units under the OH Professionals WSQ framework have been closely referenced to the existing Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and National Environmental Agency (NEA) courses.

Recognition Arrangement

Individuals who have undertaken the MOM/NEA accredited courses will need to submit documentary evidence to seek exemption for corresponding units in the OH Professionals WSQ framework.

Additional Note

  • SDU Points: 303

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

$9,500.00

$10,165.00

$9,500.00

$10,165.00

$9,500.00

$10,165.00

Singapore Citizens & PRs aged 21 years and above

$4,750.00

$5,415.00

$4,750.00

$5,415.00

$3,500.00

$4,165.00

Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above
(Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy)

$3,500.00

$4,165.00

$3,500.00

$4,165.00

$3,500.00

$4,165.00

Remarks:

SkillsConnect Code: CRS-Q-0022942-MF

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

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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