Confined Space Safety Assessors Course

 

Structured Activities under RSO (SDUs) Scheme - (w.e.f. 1 Janurary 2013, there will be changes for Confined Space Safety Assessors)
Introduction
Under the WSH (Confined Spaces) Regulations 2009, “confined space” means any chamber, tank, manhole, vat, silo, pit, pipe, flue or other enclosed space, in which – dangerous gases, vapours or fumes are liable to be present to such an extent as to involve a risk of fire or explosion,…”
At the end of the course, the participant who passed the assessment would be competent and qualified to perform gas checks and tests in confined spaces before certifying safe entry for personnel to enter and work safely in confined spaces and manholes.
He will be known as a “Confined Space Safety Assessor” who is also competent to check and test manholes and any other confined spaces such as chamber, tank, manhole, vat, silo, pit, pipe, flue or other enclosed space, in which —
(a) dangerous gases, vapours or fumes are liable to be present to such an extent as to involve a risk of fire or  explosion, or persons being overcome thereby;
(b) the supply of air is inadequate, or is likely to be reduced to be inadequate, for sustaining life; or
(c) there is a risk of engulfment by material.
 
 
 
The journey continues…
 
Individual can opt to undertake the WSQ Specialist Diploma in Occupational Hygiene (SDOH) or choose selected units as modular training in accordance to needs.
The OH Professionals WSQ Framework consists of a single qualification, ie; the WSQ Specialist Diploma in Occupational Hygiene (OH).
Individuals must fulfil the followings in order to be awarded the WSQ Specialist Diploma in OH.
·         All 8 Core Units;
·         2 Electives Units from Group 1; and
·         1 Elective Unit from Group 2.


Please refer to www.wda.gov.sg/OHProfessionals for details of training providers and course info.
Upon award of the SDOH, individuals will be recognised as competent to discharge the duties and responsibilities of an OH Officer.
 
Target Audience
Any company who is engaged to perform any works in confined spaces (including manholes) and require site personnel to check, test and certify entry into confined spaces (including manholes) will need their staff who meet the course entry requirements to attend and pass the “Confined Space Safety Assessors Course”.
 
Duration
• 36 Hours Lectures (Theory + Practical) + 3 Hours Assessment
(Notes:   Participants must bring along safety shoes for the practical lesson throughout the duration of the course. Participants are also encouraged (but not compulsory) to bring their own gas meter for the practical lesson throught the duration of the course.)
 
Minimum Entry Qualification
Participants must have the followings:
(i) At least GCE 'O' Level Grade C6 & above for English, Maths & Science
OR
(ii) ESS WPLN 5 OR 'N’ Level English and Maths Grade 5 WITH WSH Skills & Knowledge equivalent to Certificate in WSH 
OR
(iii) ESS WPLN 5 OR 'N’ Level English and Maths Grade 5 WITH 3 years of relevant working experience in operations and co-ordination of safety work (Proof of experience must be submitted together with application)
OR
(iv) NTC2 in Chemical Processing
OR
(v) Attended Bridging Course for CSSA

If you do not have WPLN Level 5 qualification, pls call Centre for Employability Skills at Tel: 6883 5885 or visit their website at www.ces.gov.sg to enroll yourself for the WPLN test.
(Please clickhere for more information on WPLN)
 
Certification
Only participants with 75% or higher attendance will be eligible to sit for the examination. Certificate will be awarded to participants who successfully complete the course and pass the examination.

However, ID passes can also be issued at $10.00 each (OPTIONAL) after collection of results. ID Pass will be ready in 2 weeks time upon submission of ID pass application form.
 
Skills Development Fund (SDF)
Company sponsored trainees who are Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident are eligible for SDF funding. To be eligible for the funding, companies are required to enroll their trainees through the SkillsConnect system.

"Upon completion of the course, please submit your claim(s) within 120 days from the course end date. The training grant and/or absentee payroll will be disbursed to your GIRO account (by WDA) as stated under your organisation's Profile in the SkillsConnect."

For assistance, please call WDA at 6883 5885 or log-on to
www.skillsconnect.gov.sg for more information. All applications are subject to WDA's requirements and consideration.

All SDF funding applicant can only make payment via cheque or Giro to Training Provider.
 
Training Organisation Name: The Singapore Contractors Association Limited
Course Code: CRS-N-0021172
Payment Type: Full Fee (Companies are required to make full course fee to Training Provider)
 
 
Important:
All relevant documents must be submitted to us immediately upon online application.  Please click here to attach the documents.
 
NOTE:
(1) SCAL Academy is offering a 30% discount off our fee to those who failed and re-take the course again (within 3 months from the exam date). 

                                Retake Course Fees (Member / Non-member): $585 *70%: $409.50
 
 
 
TimeTable
Title Start Time End Time
5 Full Days 09:00 AM 06:00 PM
10 Evenings 06:00 PM 09:15 PM
Course Information
Fees:
SCAL Member/s
( Slots / Associate / Ordinary )
$ 650.00
Non-Member $ 695.00
Venue: SCAL ACADEMY, No. 5 Jurong West Avenue 5 Singapore 649485
Medium of Instruction:
English
Certification: Participants with at least 75% or higher attendance will be eligible to sit for the examination. Certificates will be awarded to participants who successfully complete the course and pass the examination.
Replacement/Postponement: A notice of replacement / postponement together with the full particulars of the new participant (for replacement) must be given to us AT LEAST 3 working days before the course commencement. A charge of S$10 (replacement) or S$30 (postponement) will be imposed on such changes.
Class Size: Minimum 15, Maximum 30
Cancellation: A notice of cancellation must be given at least 3 working days before commencement of the course and 50% of course fee will be refunded. If notice is given less than 3 working days before the first day of the course, there will be no refund / course fees will be charged accordingly.
Special Class: Available upon request, subject to a minimum of 15 participants.
More Information: For more information on the above course, please contact us at Tel: 6793 9020.