WSQ Monitor Noise and Vibration

Course Details
Duration: 24 hours

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic


Time: 6:30pm to 10:00pm




The SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and the Workplace Safety & Health Council (WSHC) have jointly developed the Occupational Hygiene (OH) Professionals Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Framework, in consultation with WSH Manpower, Skills and Training Council (MSTC). The key purpose of the framework is support the National Workplace Health (WH) strategy which aims to assist stakeholders in taking proactive measures to improve their management of WH hazards and raise WH standards. The OH Professionals WSQ Framework also aims to train and develop competent and motivated OH Professionals who can assist employers, occupiers and other stakeholders in the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of WH risks at the workplace
What is this module about?


This unit covers mainly skills and knowledge for measurement of noise exposure at the workplace with the use of appropriate measuring equipment. A candidate who successfully completed this unit is recognised as having completed the necessary training as required by the Ministry of Manpower for conducting noise monitoring.


Suitable for


The target audience of this Modular course may include:


- Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) professionals such as WSH Coordinators, Officers, and Auditors


- Occupational Hygiene (OH) professionals such as OH Technicians etc.


- Occupational health professionals such as occupational health nurse and physicians


- Other professionals in OH-related fields such as ergonomics, human factors, occupational psychology, biosafety, noise monitoring and control, acoustics, engineering, analytical chemistry, facility management, or human resources etc., who would like to gain more knowledge and a broad appreciation of the occupational hygiene matters at the workplace


Minimum Entry Requirement


Applicants are expected to possess the following:


1. ESS - WPL (Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking) Level 6 OR GCE "O" Levels in English (Grades 1-6)


2. ESS - WPN - Level 6 OR GCE "O" Levels in Mathematics (Grades 1-6) OR "Bridging Module in Mathematics


3. GCE "O" Levels in Physics / Combined Science (Physics Inclusive) Grades 1-6 OR "Bridging Module in Physics"


4. At least 2 years of working experience in any industry


* To be eligible for the course, applicants must provide evidence for the above documents


Note: Participants who are certified competent for SDWSH Level C are immediately exempted for English, Math and Physics.


Mode of Assessment


Assessment will be conducted during training and at the end of training through various assessment strategies.




Participants will be awarded the Statement of Attainment in Monitor Noise and Vibration if they meet 75% attendance rate as well as passing all assessments required by the course.


This course is accredited under the WSQ Monitor Noise and Vibration Programme, for Continuing Professional Development Programme. Participants will gain 24 SDU points upon completion of the course. Course participants must complete this course with at least 75% attendance rate per module. (valid from 26 Nov 2015 to 25 Nov 2016)


Modular Certification


Selected units under the Specialist Diploma in Occupational Hygiene have been closely referenced to existing MOM and NEA courses. Upon successful completion of these units, the candidate will be competent in fulfilling the duties and responsibilities as shown below:


Competency Units


Courses Accredited by MOM/NEA


Occupational Roles/ Competent Persons


Unit Title


Monitor Noise and Vibration


Noise Monitoring Course


Noise Monitoring Officer


Control Noise and Vibration


Industrial Noise Control Course


Noise Control Officer


Manage Indoor Air Quality


Management of
Indoor Air Quality




Manage Hazardous Substances


Management of
Hazardous Substances


Competent person for management of hazardous substances


Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above
$313.50$93.50 $93.50 $550.00
(incl. GST)(incl. GST)(incl. GST)(incl. GST

Funding Incentives 

1. Baseline Funding

Eligibility Criteria:
a) Singaporean or Permanent Residents (Company or Self Sponsored) aged 21 years old and above
b) Sponsoring companies must be registered and/or incorporated in Singapore and must fully sponsor the course fee
c) Participants must:
i. achieve at least 75% attendance
ii. Complete and certified competent through all required assessments
iii. Complete post-training surveys conducted between 3-6 months after course end

Participants who have been granted the SSG funding but fail to meet the above requirements would be liable for the subsidised course fee.

2. Skills Future Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

With effect from 1st October 2015, Singaporeans aged 40 years and above will enjoy higher subsidies of up to 90% of course fees under the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy scheme.
Eligibility Criteria:
- Singaporean aged 40 years and above at the point of enrolment
- Achieve at least 75% attendance in the course
- Complete and pass all required assessments
- Complete post-training surveys conducted between 3-6 months after course end
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3. Absentee Payroll Funding

Companies can claim absentee payroll funding when they sponsor their employees for the academic CET programmes.

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

Important Dates

Intake 16

Date of Course:
Theory: 22, 23, 24 July 2020 

Practical: 27 and 28 July 2020

Written Assessment: 03 Aug 2020

Oral Assessment: 11 Aug 2020

Registration Closing Date:
03 July 2020

Additional Notes


Please ensure you have the following documents with you during online application as documents are to be uploaded to complete the application:


1. Photocopy (back and front) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, or 'Employment' / 'S' Pass for foreign applicants


2. Copies of your academic certificate/result slip/ transcript (GCE 'N','O' Certificate, Diploma, Degree, WPLN SOA)


3. Letter of employment / CV


4. Declaration Form


IMPORTANT: Applications without ALL of the above required supporting documents will be considered incomplete and rejected. Singapore Polytechnic regrets that we will not be able to inform individual applicants of the incomplete documentation nor disclose the reasons for selection/non-selection of applicants.


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