WSQ Control Noise And Vibration

Course Details
Duration: 16 hours

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic

Evening Course Schedule:
6:30pm to 10:30pm

Days: Selected Weekdays

18, 19, 20 Feb and 27 Feb (WQ), 1 Mar (OQ) 2019

Participants wanting to undertake this unit must have successfully completed the MOM approved "Noise Monitoring Course" or the competency unit of "Monitor Noise and Vibration" under this framework.

Course Objective

On completion of this unit, the learner will have the knowledge and be equipped with the application skills in control noise and vibration and be able to apply them at the workplace. This includes:
- Apply the basic principles in noise and vibration control
- Provide the fundamental knowledge and skills in noise and vibration control
- Typical control measures and assessment of these control measures' effectiveness

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. ES - WPL (Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking) Level 6 OR GCE "O" Levels in English (Grades 1-6) AND
2. ES - WPN Level 6 OR GCE "O" Levels in Mathematics (Grades 1-6) OR 'Bridging Module in Mathematics' AND
3. GCE "O" Levels in Physics (Grades 1-6) OR 'Bridging Module in Physics' AND
4. At least 2 years of working experience in any industry


Learners who want to undertake this unit must have successfully completed the MOM approved "Noise Monitoring Course" or the competency unit of "Monitor Noise and Vibration" under this framework

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 Control Noise and Vibration if they meet 75% attendance rate as well as passing all assessments required by the course.


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 Fee

Course Fee: $600.00

1. Baseline Funding
Grant Amount: $240
Net Course Fee After Funding:
$360.00 + $42.00 (GST) = $402.00
2. WTS
Grant Amount: $570.00
Net Course Fee After Funding:
$30.00 + $42.00 (GST) = $72.00
3. Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
Grant Amount: $540.00
Net Course Fee After Funding:
$60.00 + $42.00 (GST) = $102.00

Payment is NOT required at point of registration. Course fees is only payable upon acceptance into the course and during enrolment.


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 SkillsFuture funding but fail to meet the above requirements would be liable for the subsidised course fee.

2. Enhanced Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme
WTSWith effect from 1 July 2013, if you are a Singapore citizen aged 35 years or over, 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 forany 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 or contact the WTS Hotline at 1800-5368-333.

* Terms and conditions apply.

3. 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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4. 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

Date of Course:
06, 07, 08, 23 (Written Questionnaire) and 26 Aug 2019 (Oral Questionnaire)

Registration Ends:
19 Jul 2019

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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