Class 2 Boiler Attendant Programme

Course DateRegistration PeriodMode of TrainingStatus
27 Sept - 1 Oct 2021(Run 1)
1 Jun to 1 Aug 2021
20 to 24 Sept 2021 (Run 2)24 Mar to 1 Sept 2021HybridOngoing
11 to 15 Oct 2021 (Run 3)1 Jun to 27 Sept 2021HybridOngoing

13 Nov to 18 Dec 2021 


15 Jan to 19 Feb 2022 (Run 4)

20 Oct 2021 to 1 Jan 2022HybridOngoing
6 to 10 Dec 2021 (Run 5)1 Sept to 15 Nov 2021HybridOngoing
13 to 17 Dec 2021 (Run 6)1 Sept to 1 Dec 2021 HybridOngoing

Hybrid – Both Online lessons and practical training.

36 hours

8:30am to 6:30pm, Monday to Friday (Run 1,2,3,5 & 6)
8:30am to 3:30pm, Saturday (Run 4)

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

This programme consists of 2 parts:
1. Training course with examination and 
2. Certificate of Competency (recognised by the Ministry of Manpower)

Course Objective

Through the training course, participants will learn the safety aspects of boiler operation, the correct operational practices in all kinds of boiler operation and their maintenance. Participants will subsequently sit through an examination at the end of the course, provided they meet the minimum entry requirements for examination. 

Upon passing the examination, participants will be eligible to apply and obtain a Class 2 Boiler Attendant Certificate of Competency which is recognised by the Ministry of Manpower.

Course Outline

The training course content is aimed at escalating the knowledge base and safety awareness of participants.

1. Various boiler designs, constructions and principles of steam generation plant and feed water loop.
2. Boiler mountings.
3. Boiler water chemistry.
4. Boiler combustion and automation.
5. Boiler safe operation and control.
6. WSH Legislation and duties of Boiler Operators.
7. Boiler accidents their causes and prevention.
8. Demonstration and hands-on practical in Boiler House and Simulator.
9. Examination comprising of 4 tests: MCQ test, Simulator test, Oral test and Practical tests

Should you wish to take only the examination without going through the training course, please click here to register.

Suitable for

Technical personnel who have worked and assisted with the operation of steam boilers and steam plant.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Minimum Entry Requirements for training course:
1. The applicant must be at least 21 years old and able to communicate and understand Basic English language.
2. Complete a MOM declaration form on the day of examination. Please click here to download the declaration form. Please upload the completed form during the online registration prior to the training course and bring the original completed form on the day of the training course

Minimum Entry Requirements for examination:
1. The applicant must have at least 24 months of relevant working experience assisting in operational charge of a steam boiler or equivalent.
2. Complete a MOM declaration form on the day of examination. Please click here to download the declaration form.

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Upon successful completion of the examinations at SP, the candidate may apply for Certificate of Competency via this link
For the training course:
Applicants/EligibilityTotal fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 50 and above$399.00
Singapore Citizens aged below 50;
Singapore Permanent Residents;
or Foreigners
For the Certificate of Competency: $107.00 (incl. GST)
Fees paid are NOT refundable (regardless of the outcome of the application).

Funding Incentives

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. You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is a new run.

Please note that the registration is only for the Training Course with examinations. Upon passing the examination of the course, a separate link will be sent for you to make payment for the Certificate of Competency or you may apply for Certificate of Competency via this link

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) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

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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