Managing Quality and Safety in Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Course Date:
1 to 3 Apr 2019 (Monday to Wednesday)

Registration Period:
15 Oct 2018 to 15 Mar 2019

8 hours / 3 days

8:30am to 5.30pm

Mode of Training:

MAE Classroom

Course Introduction

This is an exclusive course hosted by Singapore Polytechnic (SP) in partnership with UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety consulting and Certification Company. The course provides participants a working knowledge of Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes and material hazard management and how to assure quality and safety in end part production.

Course Objective

By the end of the course, participants will be able to

• Describe how to set up a safe and compliant AM facility
• Explain how to identify and manage process hazards for each AM production technology
• Describe how to identify and manage material hazards for each AM production technology
• Develop a strategy to assure that your printed parts will conform to quality and safety standards

Course Outline

1. Process and Material Hazard Management

• Key Process Safety Issues in AM
• Applying Process Safety Management with AM
• Identifying and Managing Machine Hazards
• Identifying and Managing Material Hazards
• Quality and Safety Assessment of Manufacturing Facilities

2. Quality and Safety Assurance of Parts

• Key Product Safety Issues in Additive Manufacturing
• Design Validation for AM
• Development and Validation of Material Standards for AM
• Development of Processing Standards for AM
• Quality and Safety Assessment of Material Suppliers

Suitable for

This course is intended for manufacturing facility managers, practicing quality and process engineers, and skilled technicians who want to understand how to manage quality and safety using AM.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

• Basic 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing knowledge
• ITE/Diploma in Engineering

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

• 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

• Certificate of Proficiency (Optional)
An optional joint certificate issued by SP and UL will be awarded to participants who pass the UL Online Quiz. The UL Online Quiz is payable directly to UL


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 herePlease 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

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.

Chat with us