WSQ Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health (Level B)

Course Details


Duration: 200 hours (inclusive of e-blended learning)

Schedule: Mon, Wed & Fri or Tue & Thu

Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic

 


What is this course about?

 

This course aims to train personnel to be competent Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) coordinator under the WSH Qualifications framework.


The competency-based course covers comprehensively the WSH policy, WSH management system, implementation of emergency preparedness and response plans, accident investigation techniques, monitoring of WSH performance and WSH culture development.


Suitable for

 

Personnel whose job responsibility involves supervising, coordinating WSH matters or implementing WSH programmes.

 


Assumed Skills and Knowledge

 

Applicants are expected to possess the following:

1. ES Workplace Literacy (Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking) and Numeracy Level 5; OR

2. GCE 'N' Level English & Mathematics grade 5; AND

3. WSH skills and knowledge equivalent to that of Certificate in WSH; AND

4. Have at least 1 year of WSH relevant working experience

Note: Participants who are certified competent for Level B should obtain at least 2 years of post-qualification work experience or equivalent before they are able to register for Level C


Course Outline

 

1. Administer WSH Policy
2. Identify WSH Hazards and Implement Control Measures
3. Coordinate WSH Management System with Legal Compliance
4. Investigate and Report WSH Incident
5. Coordinate Implementation of Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan
6. Measure, Monitor and Report WSH Performance
7. Promote WSH Culture Development
8. Facilitate Effective Communication and Engagement at the Workplace

 

Two electives which will be offered to participants (subject to changes):
1. Supervise WSH in Construction Industries
2. Solve Problems and Make Decisions at Supervisory Level

Note: Participants are required to undertake continuous assessments, assignments and written test.


Mode of Assessment

 

Continuous assessments and project.

 


Certification

 

Participants will be awarded the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health if they achieved 75% attendance rate as well as certified competent through all assessments required by the course.

 

Course Fee

 

Full Course Fee: $3,520.00 (excl. GST)
GST: $246.40

 

1. SSG Funding (80%)

Grant Amount: $2,816.00

Nett Course Fee After Funding: $704.00 + $246.40 (GST) = $950.40

 

2. Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) (90%)

Grant Amount: $3,168.00

Nett Course Fee After Funding: $352.00 + $246.40 (GST) = $598.40

3. WTS (95%)

Grant Amount: $3,344.00

Nett Course Fee After Funding: $176.00 + $246.40 (GST) = $422.40

 

4. Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Funding (90%)

Grant Amount: $3,168.00

Nett Course Fee After Funding: $352.00 + $246.40 (GST) = $598.40

 

*Please see Funding Incentives for more information

 

Payment is only required at point of enrolment.

Please see Funding Incentives for more information

 


Funding Incentives

1. SSG Funding

Eligibility Criteria:
a) Singaporean or Permanent Residents (Company or Self Sponsored)
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 SkillsFuture funding but fail to meet the above requirements would be liable for the subsidised course fee.

2. Enhanced Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme
WTS

With effect from 1 July 2013, if you are a Singapore citizen aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities), have a monthly income of not more than $2,000, you can enjoy 95% subsidy of your course fee for a wider range of courses covering all Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) courses, Academic Continuing Education and Training (CET) courses approved by the Ministry of Education (MOE), as well as Certifiable Skills Training courses accredited or supported by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). You may also be eligible for a training allowance* if you sign up for any WTS qualifying courses on your own without the support of your employer and successfully complete it. In addition, you may receive cash awards* for completing training.

 


For more information, please visit www.ssg-wsg.gov.sg, www.workfare.sg or contact the WTS Hotline at 1800-5368-333.


* Terms and conditions apply.

3. Absentee Payroll Funding

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

For more information, please visit www.skillsconnect.gov.sg

4. Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

For more information please refer to Programmes & Initiatives.

5. Absentee Payroll Funding

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

For more information, please visit www.skillsconnect.gov.sg

 

NTUC union members enjoy 50% (unfunded) course fee support for up to $250 each year when you enrol for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Conditions apply.

For more information, please call NTUC Membership hotline at 6213 8008 or email UTAP@e2i.com.sg Website: http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg

 

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

Important Dates

 

Intake 3

 

Date of Course:
28 Jan 2019 to 07 Jun 2019

Registration end date:
28 Sep 2018 to 07 Jan 2019

 

Intake 4

 

Date of Course:
13 Aug 2019 to 24 Jan 2020

Registration Period:
25 Feb 2019 to 19 July 2019

 

Kindly take note that your registration will be placed under "Waitlist". We will notify here if the "Class is full".

Please click on "Waitlist" button to proceed for registration.


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. Copies of certificates of training in WSH or other related areas attended

4. Letter from current employer with designation, duration of employment and job description relating to WSH

5. Completed CV including current and all past jobs with designation, name of employer, duration of employment and job description

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.


Note: PACE Academy course schedules, course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change without prior notice.


Enquiries

 

General Administration PACE
Email: pace@sp.edu.sg

Office Hours:

 

8.30am - 6.00pm (Mon - Thur)

 

8.30am - 5.30pm (Fri)

Counter Service:

 

8.30am - 8.00pm (Mon - Fri)

 


The Office is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.