WSQ Graduate Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health (Level D)

Course Details
Duration: 180 hours (inclusive of e-blended learning)

Days: Mon, Wed & Fri

Time: 6pm to 10pm

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic
What is this course about?

 

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


The competency-based course covers topics like WSH management system, legal requirements, audit programme, culture assessment, apply risks assessment methodologies.


Suitable for

 


Personnel who are engaged in WSH job functions and are likely to be in a professional auditing and advisory role or current WSH officers who aspire to become WSH Auditors.

 


Minimum entry requirements

 

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

Track 1
• A recognised WSH degree qualification for WSHO registration with MOM (refer to Note.1) ; AND
• At least 2 years of post WSH qualification working experience as a WSH officer or similar occupational role (refer to Note.3)

OR


Track 2
• Technology/Science-related / Engineering diploma/degree (refer to Note.2) ; AND
• WSQ Specialist Diploma in WSH qualification (Level C); AND
• At least 2 years of post WSH qualification working experience as a WSH officer or similar occupational role (refer to Note.3)

OR

Track 3
• GCE 'O' Level English & Mathematics grade B4 or ES Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 7; AND
• WSQ Specialist Diploma in WSH qualification (Level C); AND
• At least 2 years of post WSH qualification working experience as a WSH officer or similar occupational role (refer to Note.3)

Note:
1. A recognised WSH degree for WSHO registration with MOM includes:

• Bachelor of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Degree conferred by the University of Newcastle Australia
• Bachelor of Science (Health and Safety) conferred by the Curtin University of Technology (Australia) - Singapore Campus
• Bachelor of Science in Human Factor in Safety conferred by the SIM University (UniSIM)
• Master of Science in Safety, Health and Environmental Technology conferred by National University of Singapore
• Bachelor of Science (Hons) Safety, Health and Environmental Management conferred by Leeds Beckett University (Singapore campus)

2. Recognised Engineering degree refers to any qualification listed in the Professional Engineers (Approved Qualification) Notification. / All Technology/Science-related diplomas from local polytechnics (Singapore Poly, Ngee Ann Poly, Nanyang Poly, Republic Poly, Temasek Poly)

3. "Post-qualification working experience" refers to 2 years of work experience after awarded SDWSH or equivalent


Course Outline

 

1. Conduct WSH Management System Audit
2. Advise on WSH Legal Requirements and Good Practices
3. Manage WSH Audit Programme
4. Recommend Continual Improvement to WSH Management System
5. Apply Risks Assessment Methodologies in WSH Process
6. Conduct a WSH Culture Assessment

 

One elective which will be offered to participants (subject to changes):
- Apply WSH Operational Excellence

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


Mode of Assessment

 

Continuous assessments and project.

 

Course Fee

 

Full Course Fee: $3,960.00 (excluding GST)
GST: 277.20

 

1. SSG Baseline Funding (50%)

Grant Amount: $1,980.00

Nett Course after Funding: $1,980.03 + $277.20 = $2,257.23 

 

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

Grant Amount: $3,564.00

Nett Course Fee after Subsidy: $396.00 + $277.26 = $673.26

 

3. Workfare Training Support (WTS) Funding (95%)

Grant Amount: $3,762.00

Nett Course Fee after Funding: $198.00 + $277.23 = $475.23

 

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

Grant Amount: $3,564.00

Nett Course after Funding: $396.00 + $277.26 = $673.26

 

*Please see Funding Incentives for more information

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

Payment is only required at point of enrollment.


Funding Incentives

1. SSG Baseline Funding

Eligibility Criteria:
 - Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents
 - Achieve at least 75% attendance
 - Complete and pass all required assessments
 - Complete post-training surveys conducted between 3-6 months after course end

 

2. Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)

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.

This is applicable to courses commencing on and after 1st October 2015.

Eligibility Criteria:
 - Singapore Citizens 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

 

3. Enhanced Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme
WTSWith 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 or www.workfare.sg or contact the WTS Hotline at 1800-5368-333.

Eligibility Criteria:
 - Singapore Citizen aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities) and have a monthly income of not more than $2,000.00 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

* Terms and conditions apply.

 

4. Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Funding

Eligibility Criteria:
 - Singapore Citizens and PRs from Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
 - Sponsoring companies must be registered or incorporated in Singapore and must fully sponsored the course fee
 - 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

 

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

 

6. Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

For more information please refer to Programmes & Initiatives.

ntuc

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: https://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg


Accreditation

 

This course is accredited under the WSQ Graduate Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health, for Continuing Professional Development Programme. Participants will gain 180 SDU points upon completion of the course. Course participants must complete this course with at least 75% attendance rate per module.

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

Important Dates

Course Preview Date:
TBC

Start Time:
TBC

Venue:
TBC

To give you an idea on how the lessons are conducted, we have organised a Course Preview on TBC. This will be a chance for you to learn our learning approach, assessment requirements and clarify any of your queries.

 

Intake 6

Date of Course:
25 Nov 2019 to 29 Apr 2020

Registration End Date:
27 Oct 2019

Kindly take note that your registration will be placed under "Waitlist". Please proceed to click on "Waitlist" button for registration.

The online registration will be closed once the maximum number has reached.

 


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 (GEC '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

6. Workplace Safety and Health Officer certification

IMPORTANT: Your supporting documents must be received by application end date. Applications without any 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

 

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