WSQ Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health (Level A)

 

What is this course about?


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


The competency-based course covers topics like WSH legislations, promote WSH culture, accident investigation techniques, identification and analysis of hazards

 


 

Suitable for


Personnel who are members of the WSH Committee or individuals who wish to acquire basic WSH competency at the operational level.

 


 

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Applicants are expected to possess the following:

1. ES Workplace Literacy (Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking) and Numeracy Level  4 or Secondary 2 education;  AND

2. Have completed ES WSH or equivalent;  AND/OR

3. Hold a WSH related appointment


  

Course Outline

1. Identify WSH Hazard and Maintain Risk Control Measures
2. Support WSH Legal Compliance and Incident Reporting
3. Participate in Implementing WSH Management Process
4. Check and Report Outcome of WSH Inspection
5. Communicate and Relate Effectively at the Workplace

One elective which will be offered to participants (subject to changes):
- Solve Problems and Make Decisions at Operational 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. SSG 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 SSG 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 SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). 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 www.ssg-wsg.gov.sg or www.workfare.sg 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.
 
For more information, please visit www.skillsconnect.gov.sg

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.
 
For more information, please visit www.skillsconnect.gov.sg

 

 

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


 

 

Certification
 

Participants will be awarded the WSQ 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.



Enquiries

General Administration PACE

Email: [email protected]

 

WSQ Courses Enquiries

Emaill: [email protected]


Office Hours:

8.30am - 6.00pm (Mon - Thur)
8.30am - 5.30pm (Fri)

Counter Service:

8.30am - 8.30pm (Mon - Fri)
8.30am - 12.30pm (Sat)

The Office is closed on Sun and Public Holiday.

 

Terms and Conditions

 

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IMPORTANT DATES

 

Intake 7


Date of Course:
Start Date: 12 January 2017

 

End Date: 15 May 2017

 

Expiry Date: TBC

 

 

Registration End Date:

26 December 2016

 

Please take note that all application will be listed under "Wait List". Kindly proceed to click on the "Wait List" link to register.

 

The online registration will be closed and updated at the website once the class reaches the maximum number of applications.

 

COURSE DETAILS

 

Duration: 128 hours

 

Days: Tuesday and Thursday

 

Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm

 

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic
 

COURSE FEE

 

Full Course Fee: $2,244.00

(Inclusive of GST: $2,401.08)

 

1. SSG Funding (90%)

Grant Amount: $2,019.60

 

Nett Course Fee after Funding:

$224.40 + $15.71 = $240.11

 

 

2. WTS Funding (95%)

Grant Amount: $2,131.80

 

Nett Course Fee after Funding:

$112.20 + $15.71 = $127.91

 

 

Please refer to the Funding Incentives for more information.

 

Payment is NOT required at point of registration. Course fees is only payable upon acceptance into the course and during enrolment.

 

HOW TO APPLY


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

 

1) Online application only.

 

2) Please note and prepare the softcopy of the required supporting documents before you begin the online registration. All required documents MUST BE uploaded during the online application.

 

Please refer to "Additional Notes" for the supporting documents needed.

 

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

 

4) Only successful applicants will be notified via email to come down for enrolment and make necessary payments via NETS or Cheque

(for both Individual or Company-Sponsored applicants).

 

 

 

ELIGIBLE FOR SKILLSFUTURE CREDIT

 

Terms and Conditions