WSQ Operate Tangential Flow Filtration Process Equipment

Course Details

Duration: 18 hours over two consecutive days in a week. (Thursday & Friday)
Venue: Singapore Polytechnic
Time: 8 am – 6 pm

Course Objectives

To enable learners to apply tangential flow filtration knowledge for the operation of tangential flow filtration process equipment based on a set of competency elements:

  • Setup tangential flow filter for filtration operation
  • Perform integrity testing of tangential flow filtration system
  • Perform basic tangential flow filtration operations
  • Reinstate tangential flow filtration equipment after operation lifecycle

OneSetup tangential flow filter for filtration operation
TwoPerform integrity testing of tangential flow filtration system
ThreePerform basic tangential flow filtration operations
FourReinstate tangential flow filtration equipment after operation lifecycle
FiveWritten and Practical assessments

Suitable for

Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) who are working or intend to work in a biologics manufacturing industry so that they can acquire competencies to apply tangential flow filtration knowledge at the operational level in their workplaces.

The competencies include applying tangential flow filtration principles for operations in compliance with cGMP requirements as well as troubleshooting tangential flow filtration system common problems.

  • Managers At Any Level
  • Business Professionals Executives & Staff
  • Sales Teams & Supervisors
  • Marketing Executives
  • Purchasing Staff
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Team Leaders
  • P.R, Customer Relationship & Service staff

Assumed Skills and Knowledge
  • Basic understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) requirements in the workplace
  • Basic knowledge of process piping and fluid flow characteristics
  • Basic knowledge of clean-in-place, sanitization and storage operations in a Pharmaceutical or Biologics manufacturing plant
  • Basic knowledge of sanitary fittings, connections, handling, installation, pumps, operation and usage of instruments
  • Be able to listen, read, speak and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS) level 6

Award / Certification / Accreditation

A participant who meets the 75% attendance and passed all the assessments required by the course will be awarded a Statement of Attainment 'WSQ Operate Tangential Flow Filtration Process Equipment'.

Funding Incentives

Course Fee (excl. GST): $2460

SSG funding (70% of course fee): $1722

Nett Course Fee after 70% SSG Funding (inc. GST): $789.66


*Eligibility for SSG Funding:
- Singaporean and PRs (company sponsored or self-sponsored)
- Achieve at least 75% attendance
- Complete and pass all required assessments
- Complete post-training survey conducted between 3 to 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 ($2,460.00 + GST).


Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy via email to 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
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Terms and Conditions
Important Dates
Course Dates:
10 Oct - 11 Oct 2018

Registration Period:

27 Aug - 30 Sept  2018
 Application Procedure

Documents Required for Registration
Upon completing online registration, please submit the following:

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 (eg: GCE ‘N‘, ‘O‘ Certificate, NITEC, Diploma, Degree, WPLN SOA).

3. Copies of certificates of training in food hygiene or other related areas attended

4. Declaration Form

Application Procedures
  1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:
  • For E-payment using Visa/Master cards, please click on the 'Make e-Payment' button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.
  • For NETS payment (not applicable for Company Sponsored), you can pay at:
  • Singapore Polytechnic

    PACE Academy

    Blk T1A, Level 1

    Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

    For Cash payment (not applicable to Company Sponsored), you can pay at

  • Singapore Polytechnic

    Finance Department

    Admin Building, Level 2
    Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5:00pm

    For Cheque payment:

  • 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:

    ATTN: 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.

    A confirmation email will be sent to notify all successful applicants.


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