Water Efficiency Manager

Course Date:

WEM Intake

13 to 15 Jul 2021 (Full)

Registration Period:

WEM Intake

14 Jun to 2 Jul 2021 (Closed)

<Registration will CLOSE once seats are filled up.>

18 hours / 2.5 days

Day 1 & Day 2: 9am to 5pm
Day 3: 9am to 2pm

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Objective
The Water Efficiency Manager course has been introduced by PUB, the national water agency and the Singapore Polytechnic to equip facilities managers with the knowledge and skills to conduct water audits and apply water efficiency measures to reduce water consumption in commercial/ residential buildings, and industries.

This course is aimed at building owners, facilities, estates and operations managers as well as engineers and architects.

Course Outline

 TopicsTraining hours
Day 1

- Regulatory water efficiency requirements
- Incentives/ Recognition schemes
?- Guidelines for buildings

Cooling Towers
- Introduction
- Water consumption in HVAC System
- Function of CT, Chiller & AHU/MAU/FCU in HVAC System Design
- Act and Code of Practice for Cooling Towers
- Water Management
- Best Practices Guidelines
- Case Studies

Day 2

Industrial Water Solutions
- Conventional Process/ Membrane Treatment Process
- Overview of Wastewater Characteristics and Common Treatment/ Reclaim Technologies
- Water Balance Chart
- Optimal Water Management of Planning and Construction of Plants
- Case Studies

 Water Efficient Irrigation & Landscaping
- Water Efficient Landscaping
- Water Efficient Landscape Irrigation Methods
- Best Practice Guidelines
- Drip Irrigation system
- Case Studies – Examples of Successful Water Efficient Landscaping Projects in Singapore
 Swimming Pools
- Leakage
- Evaporation
- Balancing Tanks
- Best Practice Guidelines
- Case Studies

Day 3Water Efficiency Management Plan (WEMP)
-  Hands on training
Proficiency Test & Course Evaluation
-  1- hour Open Book Test
-  Course Evaluation
 Total Training hours18

Suitable for
Building Owners - Facilities Managers/Estates Managers/Operations Managers - Engineers/Architects

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
The applicant is expected to have basic command of English with a minimum GCE 'O' Levels qualification. It would be an advantage if he/she has 2 years of working experience in building / facilities management.

Award / Certification / Accreditation
Participants will need to pass an open-book test (MCQ format) and have at least 75%attendance in order to be certified as a Water Efficiency Manager.

A joint PUB-SP Certificate of Proficiency will be awarded to participants who pass the examination and whose attendance is not less than 75%.

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above
(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 Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME ” together with your online application.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.



Register Here
Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions


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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