Class 2 Boiler Attendant Course

Course Dates:

Weekday Evening Classes
Date of Course:
1- 26 Jul 2019 reschedule 15 July - 8 August 2019  FULL
Registration Periods:
5 Mar - 11 Jun 2019

36 hours / 12 days
6.00am to 9:00pm (Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday)

Weekday Full Day Classes
Date of Course:
19 - 23 Aug 2019    FULL
Registration Period:
13 May - 02 Aug 2019

Date of Course:
02 - 06 Dec 2019
Registration Period:
1 Sep - 11 Nov 2019

36 hours / 5 days
08:30am to 17:30pm (Monday to Friday)

Saturday Classes
Date of Course:
19 Oct - 23 Nov 2019
Registration Period:
24 Apr 2019  - 08 Nov 2019

36 hours / 5 days
08:30am to 03:30pm (Saturday)


Mode of Training:

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Objectives
The course will focus on the safety aspects of boiler operation, the correct operational practices in all kinds of boiler operation and their maintenance.

Course Outline
The content is aimed at escalating the knowledge base and safety awareness of participants and to prepare them for Class 2 Boiler attendant CoC examination.

1. Various boiler designs, constructions and principles of steam generation plant and feedwater loop.
2. Boiler mountings.
3. Boiler water chemistry.
4. Boiler combustion and automation.
5. Boiler operation and control.
6. WSH Legislation and duties of Boiler Operators.
7. Boiler damages, repairs and maintenance.
8. Case studies of boiler accidents and their causes and prevention.
9. Demonstration and hand-on practical in Boiler House and Simulator.

Suitable for
Technical personnel who have worked as operators of steam plants or onboard ships with boilers.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
The applicant must be at least 21 years old and must have at least 24 months of relevant working experience assisting in operational charge of a steam boiler or equivalent.

Declaration Form
Please click here to download the declaration form.

You must upload the duly completed declaration form during online registration. The original form has to be submitted on the day of course commencement.

Mode of Assessment
a. Written test of 20 mutltiple choice questions.
b. Practical test in the Steam Learning Centre and simulator on boiler safe operational matters and procedures.
c. Oral test on Workplace Safety and Health Act and regulations for boilers.

Award / Certification / Accreditation
A Certification of Attendance will be issued to every participants if their attendance is not less than 75%.

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

Course Fee

 Singapore Citizens aged 50 and above Singapore PRs/Foreigners
Funding available50% of the course fee excluding GST (capped at $500 per course)Nil
Course Fees Payable$399.00 (incl. of GST)$749.00 (incl. of GST)
1. Government subsidy will only apply to the course fee portion and will not cover GST
2. For more information on National Silver Academy (NSA), please click here

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


Funding Incentives

1. Skills Development Fund (SDF)
Support level - Broad-based Skills Training / Certification Skills Training
SDF Assistance per trainee = $60.00 per participant.
a) $700.00 + $49.00 (GST) = $749.00 per participant
b) $749.00 - $60.00 (SDF Assistance) = $689.00 per participant (for companies only)
As the course fee type on SkillsConnect is Full Fee, all participants whose SDF Training Grant are applied and approved are to claim the grant from WDA, 120 days from course end date.

Participant has to be company-sponsored and only company cheque payment is accepted for SDF Training Grant application to be successful with WDA. Companies sponsoring eligible employees are required to register as a SkillsConnect User.

The total training hour of this course is 36 hours, which consists of 30 hours of Theory & Practical and 6 hours of Examination. The training grant only supports the 30 hours of Theory & Practical sessions but not the 6 hours of Examination.
Please click here to find out more about the training grants in SkillsConnect.

2. National Silver Academy Subsidy

Participants who are Singaporean, aged 50 years and above in the year of course commencement, can enjoy a subsidy of 50% off course fee (capped at $500 per course).

          As part of:
NSA logo 2018
Funding Validity Period: Till 30 Jun 2019

3. 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.

4. Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
(Funding period: 16 September 2017 to 31 March 2019)

UTAP is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. This benefit is to encourage more NTUC members to go for skills upgrading.
NTUC members enjoy 50% *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP.
*Terms and conditions apply. Participants must be paid-up NTUC Members with no arrears in membership fees before course commencement and throughout the whole course duration.
*Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy. This excludes GST, registration fees, misc. fees etc.

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 -
All other Courses -
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
  • 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.
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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

*Registration may be closed once seats are filled up

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
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.


For course specific details:
Mr. Joseph Lee, Course Coordinator
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