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Environmental Infection Control and Management in Non-Healthcare Premises

Topic:Built Environment

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    7 hours / 1 day
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

In view of the current COVID-19 situation, cleaning supervisors can augment their understanding of the principles of personal protective equipment and disinfection on a timely basis.

Course Objective

This course aims to provide an understanding of environmental infection control measures and management means when dealing with COVID-19 in non-healthcare premises. Participants will be introduced to the principles of personal protective equipment and disinfection in the context of COVID-19.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
• Explain the types and causes of infectious diseases, particularly COVID-19
• Apply principles of personal protective equipment for COVID-19 operations
• Describe the roles of a trained buddy
• Apply principles of disinfection

Topics to be covered

Understand Infectious Diseases and COVID-19
Apply Principles of Personal Protective Equipment for COVID-19 Operations 
Understand the role of trained buddy
Apply Principles of Disinfection

Minimum Requirements

Cleaning team leader

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

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Cleaning Supervisor

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $320.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $288.00 $8.64 $40.64
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $224.00 $8.64 $104.64
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $224.00 $8.64 $104.64
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $288.00 $8.64 $40.64
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $28.80 $348.80

*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. Also, as per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

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

1Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online 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 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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