Class 1 Boiler Attendant Course

Course Dates:

Weekday Full Day Classes
05 – 09 Apr 2021
Registration Period:
11 Nov – 20 Mar 2021

13 – 17 Sep 2021
Registration Period:
01 Mar – 01 Sep 2021

**36 hours / 5 days
08:30am to 18:45pm (Monday to Friday)

Saturday Classes
03 Jul – 7 Aug 2021
Registration Period:
11 Nov - 12 Jun 2021

**36 hours / 6 days
08:30am to 03:30pm (Saturday)

Evening Classes
08 Nov - 03 Dec 2021
Registration Period:
01 Sep - 12 Oct 2021

**36 hours
06:00pm to 09:30pm (Monday / Wednesday / Friday)

** The total training hour of this course is 36 hours, which consists of 30 hours of Theory & Practical and 6 hours of Examination.

Mode of Training:

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Objective

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 1 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. Boiler inspection, testing and WSH Legislation.
7. Boiler inspections and causes.
8. Demonstration and hand-on practical in Boiler House and Simulator.

Suitable for

Technical personnel who have worked as operators of steam plants for a minimum of 18 months and wishing to obtain the Class 1 Boiler Attendant Certificate of Competency.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

The applicant must have at least 18 months of experience as boiler attendant in charge of steam boiler after obtaining the Class 2 Boiler Attendant Certificate of Competency in order to be eligible to sit for the exam.

Declaration Form

Please click here to download the declaration form.

You must upload the duly completed declaration form during online registration. The original form and a copy of Class 2 Boiler Attendant CoC have to be submitted on the day of course commencement.

Mode of Assessment

Participants are required to sit for examination at the end of the course.


A Certification of Attendance (electronic Certificate) 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$458.85 (incl. of GST)$861.35 (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 April 2020 Intake

Please see Funding Incentives for more information

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) $805.00 + $56.35 (GST) = $861.35 per participant
b) $861.35 - $60.00 (SDF Assistance) = $801.35 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.


Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Register Here
Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

*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
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
Terms and Conditions

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