Water Efficiency Manager

Important Notes:

WEMP submission representative from large water users are required to be certified as Water Efficiency Manager by 30 Jun 2019. 
Please contact Ms Jasmine Ng at 6731 3687 / jasmine_ng@pub.gov.sg for registration on the following course dates:

WEMC Intake 77: 25-27 Jun 2019

*Large water users are defined as Qualifying Consumers whose total water consumption threshold exceeds 60,000 cu m/year”.  

Course Date:
WEMC Intake 78: 20 to 22 Aug 2019 (Class full)

Course Date:
WEMC Intake 79: 22 to 24 Oct 2019 (Class full)

Course Date:

WEMC Intake 80: 03 to 05 Dec 2019

Registration Period:
1 Jul to 11 Nov 2019
<Registration may be closed once seats are filled up

18 hours / 2.5 days

9am to 5pm (Tue, Wed & Thu)

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%.
PE attendees will also qualified for 10 PDUs by PEB.

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above3Aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month
(incl. GST)
(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
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here.

Funding Incentives

1. SkillsFuture (SF) Series

Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for 70% course fee funding for registration with effect from 28 October 2017. This funding is applicable to both individual and company-sponsored participants. Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.

Singaporeans aged 40 years and above will enjoy a 90% subsidy of course fee.

Funding Validity Period: Till 31 Dec 2020

2. SkillsFuture Credit** (SFC)

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.

3. Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

UTAP is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. This benefit is to encourage more NTUC members to go for skills upgrading.
NTUC members enjoy 50% *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP.
*Terms and conditions apply. Participants must be paid-up NTUC Members with no arrears in membership fees before course commencement and throughout the whole course duration.
*Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy. This excludes GST, registration fees, misc. fees etc.

Withdrawal and Deferment
Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Courses - pace@sp.edu.sg
For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund
  • There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.
The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.
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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:

Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) 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
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:00pm

c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651
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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