WSQ Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health (Level B)


What is this course about?

This course aims to train personnel to be competent Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) coordinator under the WSH Qualifications framework.

The competency-based course covers comprehensively the WSH policy, WSH management system, implementation of emergency preparedness and response plans, accident investigation techniques, monitoring of WSH performance and WSH culture development.


Suitable for

Personnel whose job responsibility involves supervising, coordinating WSH matters or implementing WSH programmes.




Assumed Skills and Knowledge


Applicants are expected to possess the following:

1. ES Workplace Literacy (Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking) and Numeracy Level  5;  OR

2. GCE “N” Level English & Mathematics grade 5;  AND

3. WSH skills and knowledge equivalent to that of Certificate in WSH;  AND

4. Have at least 1 year of WSH relevant working experience

Note: Participants who are certified competent for Level B should obtain at least 2 years of post-qualification work experience or equivalent before they are able to register for Level C


Course Outline


1. Administer WSH Policy
2. Identify WSH Hazards and Implement Control Measures
3. Coordinate WSH Management System with Legal Compliance
4. Investigate and Report WSH Incident
5. Coordinate Implementation of Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan
6. Measure, Monitor & Report WSH Performance
7. Promote WSH Culture Development

8. Facilitate Effective Communication & Engagement at the Workplace

Two electives which will be offered to participants (subject to changes):
- Supervise WSH in Construction Industry
- Solve Problems and Make Decisions at Supervisory Level (ES WSQ)

Note: Participants are required to undertake continuous assessments, assignments and written test.


Mode of Assessment


Continuous assessments and project.



 Funding Incentive


1. WDA Funding

Eligibility Criteria:
a) Singaporean or Permanent Residents (Company or Self Sponsored)
b) Sponsoring companies must be registered and/or incorporated in Singapore and must fully sponsor the course fee
c) Participants must:
i.  achieve at least 75% attendance
ii.  Complete and certified competent through all required assessments
iii. Complete post-training surveys conducted between 3-6 months after course end

Participants who have been granted the WDA funding but fail to meet the above requirements would be liable for the subsidised course fee.

2. Enhanced Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme
With effect from 1 July 2013, if you are a Singapore citizen aged 35 years or over, have a monthly income of not more than $1,900, you can enjoy 95% subsidy of your course fee for a wider range of courses covering all Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) courses, Academic Continuing Education and Training (CET) courses approved by the Ministry of Education (MOE), as well as Certifiable Skills Training courses accredited or supported by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA). You may also be eligible for a training allowance* if you sign up for any WTS qualifying courses on your own without the support of your employer and successfully complete it. In addition, you may receive cash awards* for completing training.

For more information, please visit or or contact the WTS Hotline at 1800-5368-333.

* Terms and conditions apply.

3. Absentee Payroll Funding

Companies can claim absentee payroll funding when they sponsor their employees for the academic CET programmes.
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4. Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

For more information please refer to Programmes & Initiatives.

5. Absentee Payroll Funding

Companies can claim absentee payroll funding when they sponsor their employees for the academic CET programmes.
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NTUC union members enjoy 50% (unfunded) course fee support for up to $250 each year when you enrol for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Conditions apply.

For more information, please call NTUC Membership hotline at 6213 8008 or email [email protected] Website:





Participants will be awarded the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health if they achieved 75% attendance rate as well as certified competent through all assessments required by the course.


Additional Notes

Please ensure you have the following documents with you during online application as documents are to be uploaded to complete the application:

1. Photocopy (back and front) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, or “Employment”/ “S” Pass for foreign applicants

2. Copies of your academic certificate/result slip/ transcript (GCE ‘N’,‘O’ Certificate, Diploma, Degree, WPLN SOA)

3. Copies of certificates of training in WSH or other related areas attended

4. Letter from current employer with designation, duration of employment and job description relating to WSH

5. Completed CV including current and all past jobs with designation, name of employer, duration of employment and job description

IMPORTANT: Applications without ALL of the above required supporting documents will be considered incomplete and rejected. Singapore Polytechnic regrets that we will not be able to inform individual applicants of the incomplete documentation nor disclose the reasons for selection/non-selection of applicants.

Note: PACE Academy course schedules, course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change without prior notice.


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8.30am - 5.30pm (Fri)

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8.30am - 12.30pm (Sat)


The Office is closed on Sun and Public Holiday.


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Intake 12

Date of Course:

Start Date: 06 December 2016

(Remarks: Start date may change to 01 or 05 Dec 2016)

End Date: 13 June 2017

Expiry Date: 25 July 2017

Registration End Date:
15 November 2016


Kindly take note that your registration will be placed under "Waitlist". We will notify here if the "Class is full".

Please click on "Waitlist" button to proceed for registration.




200 hours conducted over 50 sessions



Every Tuesday & Thursday

(Evening: 6:00pm to 10:00pm)


Venue: Singapore Polytechnic





Full Course Fee:
$3,520.00 (excl. GST)


1. WDA Funding (90%)


Nett Course Fee After Funding:



2. WTS (95%)


Grant Amount: $176.00


Nett Course Fee After Funding:

$176.00 + 24.64 (GST) = $200.64


*Please see Funding Incentives for more information

Payment is only required at point of enrolment.



Please read the application procedure before proceeding to fill in the online application form.

1) Online application only.

2) Please note that supporting documents (refer to "Additional Notes") are to be uploaded during online application. 

3) The Original documents will be required for verification during the enrolment exercise.

4) Only successful applicants will be notified via email to come for enrolment and make payment (NETS or cheque)


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