Water Efficiency Manager Course



What is this course about?

The Water Efficiency Manager Course has been introduced by PUB, the national water agency and the Singapore Polytechnic to equip facilities managers with the knowledge and skills to conduct water audits and apply water efficiency measures to reduce water consumption in commercial/ residential buildings, and industries.

This course is aimed at building owners, facilities, estates and operations managers as well as engineers and architects.

Suitable for

- Building Owners
- Facilities Managers/Estates Managers/Operations Managers
- Engineers/Architects

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

The applicant is expected to have basic command of English with a minimum GCE 'O' Levels qualification. It would be an advantage if he/she has 2 years of working experience in building / facilities management.

Funding Incentives

Skills Development Fund (SDF) Training Grant

Support level - Broad-based Skills Training.
Funding is only available for company-sponsored participants.


Please click here to find out more about the training grants in SkillsConnect.


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: http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg



SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 30 days before the course commencement date.

Course Outline

Day 1

- Regulation Water Efficiency Requirements
- Incentive/Recognition Schemes
- Guidelines for building

Water Efficiency Management Plan, Audit Methodology & Tools

- Audit Process
- Conducting an audit
- Water Efficiency Management Plan (practical)

Day 2

Cooling Towers
- Basic Design / Regulatory requirements
- Water Management
- Best practice guidelines / Case studies

Water Efficient Irrigation & Landscaping
- Methods
- Best practice guidelines / Case studies

Swimming Pools
- Leakage
- Balancing Tanks
- Best practice guidelines / Case studies


Day 3

Industrial Water Solutions
- Conventional Process / Membrane Treatment Process
- Overview of wastewater characteristics and common treatment/reclaim technologies
- Water balance chart
- Optimal Water Management of planning and construction of plants
- Case studies
Site Visit


Mode of Assessment

Participants will need to pass an open-book test (MCQ format), submit a completed Water Efficiency Management Plan Project and have at least 75%attendance in order to be certified as a Water Efficiency Manager.


A joint PUB-SP Certificate of Proficiency will be awarded to participants who pass the examination, complete the Water Efficiency Management Plan Project and whose attendance is not less than 75%. PE attendees will also qualified for 10 PDUs by PEB.


Application Procedure

A - Online Registration:
[1] Fill up the electronic form
[2] Once completed, click on the Submit button
[3] You will receive online acknowledgement that you have successfully submitted the registration
[4] Singapore Polytechnic will then register and enrol upon payment of the fees.

B - Visit Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy counter at 500 Dover Road, Blk T1A, Level 1, Room T1A12.
Confirmed enrolment is based on a first-come, first-served basis, upon full payment of the course fee. Registration does not guarantee enrolment in the course.
Participants will receive a letter of confirmation via email if the course is confirmed and the registration accepted.
Singapore Polytechnic, its governors, officers, agents and employees shall not be liable for any loss, damages and/or injury, including loss of life, which participants of our Courses may suffer arising out of or in connection with our Courses, whether the loss, damage and/or injury was suffered on any of Singapore Polytechnic's premises or at any other venue(s) in connection with our Courses.


a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards, please click on the ‘Make ePayment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 8:00pm
Sat: 8:30am to 12:00pm
c) For Cash payment, you can pay at:

Singapore Polytechnic
Finance Department
Admin Building, Level 2
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5:00pm

d) Cheques should be made payable to Singapore Polytechnic. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

ATTN: Manager (CET Programmes)
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy via email to [email protected]. For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

• 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
• Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
• On or after date of commencement - No refund

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

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

Terms and Conditions


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Registration Closing Date:

Registration will close 2 weeks before the commencement date.

(Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.)


Application Procedure


Date of Course:
Intake 43: 8, 15, 16 Mar 2017

Intake 44: 24, 31 May & 1 Jun 2017





3 days (21 hours)



Wed & Thurs: 9 am to 5 pm

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic


$481.50 per participant

(10% Discount for SP Alumni - Applicable to Individual Only)

10% Discount for SP Alumni

To enjoy this discount, you must be a Diploma Graduate from Singapore Polytechnic.

Applicants who make a false declaration to enjoy the discount will be subjected to paying up to the full course fee and/or be legally persecuted.



Water Efficiency Manager Course





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