Certificate Course in 1st Grade Steam Engineers

S/NModuleCourse DateRegistration PeriodDurationFrequency
1Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Knowledge II
17 Oct 2022 to 04 Mar 202301 Aug to 16 Sep 202260 hoursOnce a week
2Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Thermodynamics17 Oct 2022 to 04 Mar 202301 Aug to 16 Sep 202260 hoursOnce a week
3Certificate Course in 1st Grade Mechanics III18 Apr 2022 to 02 Sep 202201 Feb to 13 Mar 202260 hoursOnce a week
4Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Materials II
27 Jun 2022 to 02 Sep 202201 Feb to 13 Mar 202245 hoursOnce a week
5Certificate Course in 1st Grade Computer Aided Drafting (Advanced CAD)18 Apr 2022 to 02 Sep 202201 Feb to 13 Mar 202260 hoursOnce a week

Time:
6:30pm to 10:30pm

Below a tentative schedule for your reference:

DaySemester 1Semester 2
Monday1st Grade Mechanics III1st Grade Engineering Knowledge II
Thursday1st Grade Engineering Materials II1st Grade Engineering Thermodynamics 
Friday1st Grade Advanced CAD-

Please refer to Academic Calendar for Mid-Semester Test and Exam week


Course Objective

Regulation 28(8) of the WSH (General Provisions) Regulations requires the owner of a Steam Boiler (SB) used in a workplace to ensure that only a competent person who has attended a training course acceptable to the Commissioner is allowed to operate the SB.
The 1st Grade Steam Boiler Engineer Courses where each consist of 5 modules conducted by Singapore Polytechnic School of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering, are the Training Course Acceptable to the Commissioner for Operation of SB.


Course Outline

The course consists of 5 modules:
Please click here for Module outline.


1. Certificate Course in 1st Grade Computer Aided Drafting (Advanced CAD)
2. Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Knowledge II
3. Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Materials II
4. Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Thermodynamics
5. Certificate Course in 1st Grade Mechanics III


Suitable for

Participants working in a plant with boilers and other pressure equipment and who wish to obtain the Certificate of Competency in 1st Grade Steam Engineer from Ministry of Manpower (MOM).


Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Applicant must fulfil either of the following Tracks:

Track 1
1.Applicant must have attained Certificate in Competency 2nd Grade Steam Engineer

AND

2.Has a local Polytechnic Engineering Diploma or a recognised Engineering Degree by the Singapore Professional Engineers Board at https://www.peb.gov.sg/Html/pe_approved.html

If yes, please send your transcripts to pace@sp.edu.sg to check for module exemption(s).

If no, please refer to Track 2 below.

OR

Track 2
Applicant must have attained the following:

1. Class 1 Boiler Attendant's Certificate of Competency

AND

2. Certificate of Competency 2nd Grade Steam Engineer

Important Notes:

  • The maximum period of time that a candidate may take to achieve a pass in all prescribed 1st Grade Steam Engineer modules/examinations is 5 years. Candidates will have to retake all modules/examinations if this time limit is breached.
  • Upon successful completion of all prescribed 1st Grade Steam Engineer modules/examinations, you may apply for the Certificate of Competency 1st Grade Steam Engineer.
  • Applicants who registered for 2nd Grade Steam Engineer modules are not allowed to register for 1st Grade Steam Engineer modules, and vice versa.
  • Candidates are advised that passing all the relevant SP modules does not automatically entitle them to the award of the Certificate of Competency. The Board (of MOM) may impose additional requirements and conditions, where applicable, for the award of the Certificate of Competency.
  • There were preceding instances where company representatives sent in emails to replace an applicant. Please note that we will no longer accede to requests for ‘swapping’ or ‘replacement’ among colleagues.

Mode of Assessment

Scheduled date written examination at the end of each module


Award / Certification / Accreditation 

  • Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
  • A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate
  • Examination results and issuance of the certificate will be notified via email at the end of each semester (Oct / Apr).

Course Fee

S/NModuleCourse Fee (with GST)
1Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Knowledge II$1337.50
2Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Thermodynamics$1046.46
3Certificate Course in 1st Grade Mechanics III$1046.46
4Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Materials II$786.45
5Certificate Course in 1st Grade Computer-Aided Drafting (Advanced CAD)$1046.46

Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.


Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.


S/NModuleRegistration Link
1Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Knowledge IIRegister
2Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering ThermodynamicsRegister
3Certificate Course in 1st Grade Mechanics IIIRegister
4Certificate Course in 1st Grade Engineering Materials IIRegister
5Certificate Course in 1st Grade Computer Aided Drafting (Advanced CAD)Register

Your application will be reviewed before we offer you a placement in the course.

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 new run.


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) 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.