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Class 2 Boiler Attendant Programme


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    20 Feb 2023 to 24 Feb 2023
    20 Mar 2023 to 24 Mar 2023
    05 Aug 2023 to 09 Sep 2023
    21 Aug 2023 to 25 Aug 2023
    09 Oct 2023 to 13 Oct 2023
  • Registration Period:

    01 Jan 2023 to 05 Feb 2023
    01 Jan 2023 to 05 Mar 2023
    01 May 2023 to 20 Jul 2023
    01 Jun 2023 to 10 Aug 2023
    01 Aug 2023 to 01 Oct 2023
  • Time:

    08:30 AM to 06:30 PM,
    36 hours
  • Mode of Training:

    Hybrid - Both Online lessons and practical training
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

This programme consists of 2 parts:
1. Training course with examination and 
2. Certificate of Competency (recognised by the Ministry of Manpower)

MOM declaration form is needed for the course and examination. Please click here to download the declaration form. Please upload the completed form during the online registration prior to the training course and bring the original printed completed form on the day of the training course.

Course Objective

Through the training course, participants will learn the safety aspects of boiler operation, the correct operational practices in all kinds of boiler operation and their maintenance. Participants will subsequently sit through an examination at the end of the course, provided they meet the minimum entry requirements for examination. 

Upon passing the examination, participants will be eligible to apply and obtain a Class 2 Boiler Attendant Certificate of Competency which is recognised by the Ministry of Manpower.

Course Outline

The training course content is aimed at escalating the knowledge base and safety awareness of participants.

1. Various boiler designs, constructions and principles of steam generation plant and feed water loop.
2. Boiler mountings.
3. Boiler water chemistry.
4. Boiler combustion and automation.
5. Boiler safe operation and control.
6. WSH Legislation and duties of Boiler Operators.
7. Boiler accidents their causes and prevention.
8. Demonstration and hands-on practical in Boiler House and Simulator.
9. Examination comprising of 4 tests: MCQ test, Simulator test, Oral test and Practical tests

Should you wish to take only the examination without going through the training course, please click here to register.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements for training course:
1. The applicant must be at least 21 years old and able to communicate and understand Basic English language.
2. Complete a MOM declaration form on the day of examination. Please click here to download the declaration form. Please upload the completed form during the online registration prior to the training course and bring the original completed form on the day of the training course

Minimum Entry Requirements for examination:
1. The applicant must have at least 24 months of relevant working experience assisting in operational charge of a steam boiler or equivalent.
2. Complete a MOM declaration form on the day of examination. Please click here to download the declaration form.

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Upon successful completion of the examinations at SP, the candidate may apply for Certificate of Competency via this link

Suitable for

Technical personnel who have worked and assisted with the operation of steam boilers and steam plant.

Course Fees

Full Course Fees (before GST): $700.00

Applicants/Eligibility NSA Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 50 and above $350.00 $56.00 $406.00
Singapore Citizens aged below 50, Singapore Permanent Residents, LTVP+ Holders and Others $0.00 $56.00 $756.00

*As per Council for Third Age’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on prevailing GST rate of full course fees (before GST). As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. 

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

For the Certificate of Competency: $108.00 (incl. GST)
Fees paid are NOT refundable (regardless of the outcome of the application).

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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