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Fire Safety Manager Course

Topic:Built Environment

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses, SkillsFuture Series - Green Economy

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  • Course Date:

    10 Jul 2023 to 13 Sep 2023
    11 Jul 2023 to 13 Sep 2023
  • Registration Period:

    08 May 2023 to 11 Aug 2023
    08 May 2023 to 11 Aug 2023
  • Time:

    06:30 PM to 09:30 PM,
    Twice per week
  • Mode of Training:

    Face to Face (Classroom)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

The Fire Safety Act 1993 and Fire Safety Regulations 1994 require the appointment of Fire Safety Managers for designated properties. The amended FSM regulations gazetted on 13 Apr 2007 aims to make further improvements to the FSM scheme. This course prepares the participants to take on the role of a Fire Safety Manager. Upon completion, each participant will receive the Fire Safety Manager Certificate awarded by SCDF.

Course Objective

Understand the importance of fire safety, the installation and maintenance of fire safety systems, and the roles and responsibilities of a fire safety manager

Course Outline

1. Behaviour of fire
2. Fire Safety design – Fire Protection Systems
3. Use ideation and creative thinking methods to design and develop solution prototypes
4. Fire safety management – Fire Safety Act & Regulations
5. Maintenance of Fire Protection System, Building Inspection & testing

Minimum Requirements

1. 5 GCE ‘O’ Level Examination passes including attaining the following grades in:
• English Language - Minimum Grade D7
• Mathematics - Minimum Grade C6
• Physics/Physical Science/General Science - Minimum Grade C6
2. ITE Higher NITEC or Industrial Technician Certificate (ITC)
3. Full GCE ‘A’ Level Certificate (minimum of 2 ‘H2’ and 2 ‘H1’ Level passes including General Paper)
4. Diploma (excluding Specialist Diploma) from local polytechnics (NP, NYP, RP, SP or TP)
5. SIM Diploma in Management Studies
6. Degree from local universities
7. MOM Registered Workplace Safety Health Officer Certificate
8. FSMAS Certificate in Fire Safety Emergency Management Course (plus 5 GCE ‘O’ level passes in ANY subject)
9. 5 GCE ‘O’ Level Examination passes (including English and Mathematics) and passed the Pre-Enrolment Test in Science
10. 5 GCE ‘O’ Level Examination passes (including English and Science) and passed the Pre-Enrolment Test in Mathematics
11. 5 GCE ‘O’ Level Examination passes (including Mathematics and Science) and passed the British Council’s International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum band score of 5.5 or proficiency level 6 for all modules under the Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) prescribed by Workforce Development Agency (WDA).

If you do not meet the above mentioned entry requirements, you may submit your qualifications (Certificate and Results Transcript) with your name, email and telephone number to SCDF via Email : for verification.

Certification / Accreditation

• Fire Safety Manager Certificate will be issued by SCDF to every participant whose attendance is not less than 80% and passed the examinations.
• Examination results and e-certificate will be released via email approximately 8 weeks after the date of the examination.     

Suitable for

Building Executives, Maintenance Officers, Property Managers, Facilities Managers, Strata Managers, Architectural Assistants, Civil Engineering Assistants, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Assistants, Building Services Engineering Assistants, Project Managers, Building owners and personnel responsible for fire safety and other related fields who are required to ensure that the property is in compliance with the latest Fire Safety Act and the Fire Safety Regulations.

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $1,340.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $1,206.00 $32.16 $166.16
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $938.00 $32.16 $434.16
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $938.00 $32.16 $434.16
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $1,206.00 $32.16 $166.16
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $107.20 $1,447.20

*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.

1 Under 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 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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