Basic Occupational Safety & Security Training (BOSST)

Course Details
Duration:
8 days
Time:
8.30am to 5.30pm

 

Venue
Singapore Polytechnic, PolyMarina & SCDF


What is this course about?
The course aims to train participants in the basic concepts, principles and techniques of personal survival, fire-prevention, fire-fighting, elementary first aid, security awareness and personal safety and social responsibilities on board merchant ships, according to the stipulated STCW2010 requirements. Trainees for these courses should be physically and medically fit for strenuous training activity, including entry into water from a height.


Suitable for
Anyone who wish to wish to work on board a ship.


Course Outline
1) Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
2) Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
3) Elementary First Aid
4) Personal Survival Techniques
5) Maritime Security Awareness Training


Minimum Entry Requirements
1) 16 Years above and good working knowledge of English.
2) Medically Fit – Medical Fitness Report required by SCDF for the FPFF (Practical) session.


Certification
Certificate of Proficiency

Course Fee
$1350 (without gst)

$1444.50 (with gst)


Funding Incentives
1. MCF Training Grant is available for eligible participants. Please refer to www.mpa.gov.sg/mcf for information.

2.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 60 days before the course commencement date.

With effect from 19 May 2017, individuals who opted to use their SFC are required to submit their SFC claim under the pay-to-Training Provider (TP) mode. SSG will disburse SFC payments directly to TPs after the claim has been approved. TPs will collect nett fees from individuals, after deducting the SFC claim amount.


Withdrawal and Deferment
Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy via email to pace@sp.edu.sg. 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.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

Important Dates
Course Dates:
16 to 23 August 2019

Registration Period:
30 April to 1 August 2019

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

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
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
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

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


Enquiries
pace@sp.edu.sg

For course specific details:
Mr Joseph Lee, Course Coordinator
josephlee@sp.edu.sg
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