Certificate Course in 1st Grade Steam Engineers

Course Dates:

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Module

Duration

Course Period  Registration Period
1

Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Knowledge II

60 hrs

15 Apr - 30 Aug 2019

OR

14 Oct 2019 to 06 Mar 2020

01 Feb to 13 Mar 2019

OR

01 Aug to 16 Sep 2019

2

 Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Thermodynamics

60 hrs

15 Apr - 30 Aug 2019

OR

14 Oct 2019 to 06 Mar 2020

01 Feb to 13 Mar 2019

OR

01 Aug to 16 Sep 2019

3

Certificate Course in 1st Grade Mechanics III

60 hrs

15 Apr - 30 Aug 2019

OR

14 Oct 2019 to 06 Mar 2020

01 Feb to 13 Mar 2019

OR

01 Aug to 16 Sep 2019

4

Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Materials II

45 hrs

24 Jun - 30 Aug 2019

OR

06 Jan to 06 Mar 2020

01 Feb to 13 Mar 2019

OR

01 Aug to 16 Sep 2019

5Certificate Course in 1st Grade Computer Aided Drafting (Advanced CAD)60 hrs 

24 Jun - 30 Aug 2019

OR

06 Jan to 06 Mar 2020

01 Feb to 13 Mar 2019

OR

01 Aug to 16 Sep 2019

 


Course Objective

Regulation 28(8) of the WSH (General Provisions) Regulations requires the owner of a Steam Boiler (SB) used in a workplace to ensure that only a competent person who has attended a training course acceptable to the Commissioner is allowed to operate the SB.
The 1st Grade Steam Boiler Engineer Courses where each consist of 5 modules conducted by Singapore Polytechnic School of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering, are the Training Course Acceptable to the Commissioner for Operation of SB.


Course Outline

The course consists of 5 modules:
Please click here for Module outline.
1. Certificate Course in 1st Grade Computer Aided Drafting (Advanced CAD)
2. Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Knowledge II
3. Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Materials II
4. Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Thermodynamics

5. Certificate Course in 1st Grade Mechanics III


Suitable for

Participants working in a plant with boilers and other pressure equipment and who wish to obtain the Certificate of Competency in 1st Grade Steam Engineer from Ministry of Manpower (MOM).


Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Applicant must fulfil either of the following Tracks:

Track 1
1.Applicant must have attained Certificate in Competency 2nd Grade Steam Engineer

AND

2.Has a local Polytechnic Engineering Diploma or a recognised Engineering Degree by the Singapore Professional Engineers Board at http://app.peb.gov.sg/Html/pe_approved.html

If yes, please send your transcripts to pace@sp.edu.sg to check for module exemption(s).

If no, please refer to Track 2 below.

OR

Track 2
Applicant must have attained the following:

1. Class 1 Boiler Attendant's Certificate of Competency

AND

2. Certificate of Competency 2nd Grade Steam Engineer

Important Notes:

  • The maximum period of time that a candidate may take to achieve a pass in all prescribed 1st Grade Steam Engineer modules/examinations is 5 years. Candidates will have to retake all modules/examinations if this time limit is breached.
  • Upon successful completion of all prescribed 1st Grade Steam Engineer modules/examinations, you may apply for the Certificate of Competency 1st Grade Steam Engineer.
  • Applicants who registered for 2nd Grade Steam Engineer modules are not allowed to register for 1st Grade Steam Engineer modules, and vice versa.
  • Candidates are advised that passing all the relevant SP modules does not automatically entitle them to the award of the Certificate of Competency. The Board (of MOM) may impose additional requirements and conditions, where applicable, for the award of the Certificate of Competency.
  • There were preceding instances where company representatives sent in emails to replace an applicant. Please note that we will no longer accede to requests for ‘swapping’ or ‘replacement’ among colleagues.


Mode of Assessment

Scheduled date written examination at the end of each module


Award / Certification / Accreditation

A Certificate of Performance will be issued to every participant whose attendance is not less than 75% and has sat and passed the written examination.

 

Course Fee

Please refer to the "Register" tab.

 


Funding Incentives

1. Skills Development Funding (SDF)

Eligible company-sponsored applicants get to enjoy the funding and the SDF application must be made via SkillsConnect 180 days before course commencement date or within 30 days of the course commencement date. Please check http://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/ for more 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.


Withdrawal and Deferment
Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Courses - pace@sp.edu.sg
For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

Classroom
  • 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
E-Learning
  • There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.
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.

S/N

Module

Duration

Course Fee (with GST)FrequencyCourse Period  Registration PeriodRegistration Link 
1

Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Knowledge II

60 hrs  $1337.50 Once a week

15 Apr - 30 Aug 2019

OR

14 Oct 2019 to 06 Mar 2020

01 Feb to 13 Mar 2019

OR

01 Aug to 16 Sep 2019

 

Register

 
2

 Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Thermodynamics

60 hrs $963.00* Once a week

15 Apr - 30 Aug 2019

OR

14 Oct 2019 to 06 Mar 2020

01 Feb to 13 Mar 2019

OR

01 Aug to 16 Sep 2019

Register
3

Certificate Course in 1st Grade Mechanics III

60 hrs $1046.46 Once a week

15 Apr - 30 Aug 2019

OR

14 Oct 2019 to 06 Mar 2020

01 Feb to 13 Mar 2019

OR

01 Aug to 16 Sep 2019

Register
4

Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Materials II

45 hrs  $786.45 Once a week

24 Jun - 30 Aug 2019

OR

06 Jan to 06 Mar 2020

01 Feb to 13 Mar 2019

OR

01 Aug to 16 Sep 2019

Register
5Certificate Course in 1st Grade Computer Aided Drafting (Advanced CAD)60 hrs $1046.46Twice a week 

24 Jun - 30 Aug 2019

OR

06 Jan to 06 Mar 2020

01 Feb to 13 Mar 2019

OR

01 Aug to 16 Sep 2019

 Register

Your application will be reviewed before we offer you a placement in the course.

Registrants will be notified for actual date, time & venue at least 1 week before the commencement of the course

Please refer to Academic Calendar for Mid-Semester Test and Exam week

 

*Course fee may be revised with effect from April 2019 Intake

Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.

 

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.

 

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