Fire Safety Manager Course

Course Dates:
Intake 7: 07 Jan to 27 Feb 2019
Every Mons and Weds except Lunar New Year Week

Date of Examination: 13 Mar 2019, Wed.

Intake 8: 08 Jan to 28 Feb 2019
Every Tues and Thurs except Lunar New Year Week

Date of Examination: 13 Mar 2019 Wed.

Registration Period:
1 Nov to 24 Dec 2018

Note: You will be placed in "Wait List" to review your qualifications before offering.

Intake 9: 08 Apr to 29 May 2019
Every Mons and Weds

Date of Examination: 12 Jun 2019, Wed.

Intake 10: 11 Apr to 28 May 2019
Every Tues and Thurs

Date of Examination: 12 Jun 2019, Wed.

Registration Period:
1 Feb to 24 Mar 2019

Intake 11: 08 Jul to 26 Aug 2019
Every Mons and Weds

Date of Examination: 11 Sep 2019, Wed.

Intake 12: 11 Jul to 27 Aug 2019
Every Tues and Thurs

Date of Examination: 11 Sep 2019, Wed.

Registration Period:
1 May to 24 Jun 2019

Intake 13: 14 Oct to 02 Dec 2019
Every Mons and Weds

Date of Examination: 11 Dec 2019, Wed.

Intake 14: 17 Oct to 03 Dec 2019
Every Tues and Thurs

Date of Examination: 11 Dec 2019, Wed.

Registration Period:
1 Aug to 30 Sep 2019

Note: You will be placed in "Wait List" to review your qualifications before offering.

45 hours / 15 days

6:30pm to 9:30pm

Mode of Training:

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction
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 Objectives
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

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.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

  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
  1. ITE Higher NITEC or Industrial Technician Certificate (ITC)
  2. Full GCE ‘A’ Level Certificate (minimum of 2 ‘H2’ and 2 ‘H1’ Level passes including General Paper)
  3. Diploma (excluding Specialist Diploma) from local polytechnics (NP, NYP, RP, SP or TP)
  4. SIM Diploma in Management Studies
  5. Degree from local universities
  6. MOM Registered Workplace Safety Health Officer Certificate
  7. FSMAS Certificate in Fire Safety Emergency Management Course (plus 5 GCE ‘O’ level passes in ANY subject)
  8. 5 GCE ‘O’ Level Examination passes (including English and Mathematics) and passed the Pre-Enrolment Test in Science
  9. 5 GCE ‘O’ Level Examination passes (including English and Science) and passed the Pre-Enrolment Test in Mathematics
  10. 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, please click on the following links to sit for the Pre-enrolment test in Science andMathematics at SCDF.

    Pre-Enrolment Test for Fire Safety Manager Course (Science)

    Pre-Enrolment Test for Fire Safety Manager Course (Mathematics)

Award / 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 collection of the certificate will be notified via email approximately 8 weeks after the date of the examination.

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above3Aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here.

Funding Incentives

1. Skillsfuture (SF) Series
Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for 70% course fee funding for registration with effect from 28 October 2017.

Singaporeans aged 40 and above will enjoy 90% subsidy of course fee.

This funding is applicable to both individual and company-sponsored participants. Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.

Funding Validity Period: Till 31 Dec 2020

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 -
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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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.

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