COVID-19 Announcement - CET Trainee
Dear CET Trainees,
Singapore is well into the second phase of Singapore's reopening after the circuit breaker period which saw several business, educational and social entities resuming activities since 19 June 2020.
We urge all trainees to maintain high degrees of personal hygiene and civic mindedness, doing our part to curb this pandemic. Given the current situation and with more in-campus lessons gradually being resumed, trainees are expected to comply with the
following measures, rules and policies:
A. COMPULSORY INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL TRAINEES’ COMPLIANCE
Disciplinary action(s) will be taken against trainees who refuse to comply with reference to the SP disciplinary rules and regulations.
Measures & Declarations
Compliance to SafeEntry, checking of student status and temperature checks at all entry points leading into the Singapore Polytechnic campus.
At any of designated entry points, trainees must comply if they are asked to:
a. Show proof of student status (bring along your Student Pass or confirmation email etc.).
b. Show proof of lesson (keep a copy of your timetable or course/lesson details handy)
c. Complete the SafeEntry form and/or other forms deemed necessary by the security personnel in charge.
d. Allow body temperature to be taken.
e. Put on a face mask (covering the nose and mouth) in the proper manner.
Trainees are reminded to be respectful and courteous. If refused entry for whatsoever reason, affected trainees must inform the lecturer/trainer, the programme administrator or PACE directly.
Observe and maintain strict Safe Distancing Rules
Trainees must comply by:
a. Keep a safe distance of 1 meter of each other.
b. Stay within the same study group (of 5 pax maximum) and avoid intermingling/socialising with others.
c. Do not moving around the campus unnecessarily.
d. All trainees must download the TraceTogether App and ensure it is operational when they are entering campus. This will greatly help the contact tracers if there is a need to do contact tracing.
e. Come to lessons on time (not too early).
f. Go back home immediately once lesson is over.
Campus security and Safe Distancing Ambassadors will take enforce these rules and other measures to ensure avoidance of transmission risks.
Disciplinary action(s) will be taken against trainees who refuse to comply.
Temperature Monitoring & Recording Form
Whenever you are back in campus, you are required to monitor your body temperature and record it via this form based on the following frequency:
Requirement for Body Temperature Recording
Period(s) for Body Temperature Recording
Affected trainees from these courses
Less than or equal to four (4) hours
Before coming to campus or during the lesson.
Short Courses, WSQ, Part Time Dip./Post Dip, WSP (ELP/PCP/AnT) etc.
More than four (4) hours
i) Once in the morning followed by another in the afternoon.
ii) Once before the course followed by another after the course.
Short Courses, WSQ, WSP (ELP/PCP/AnT) etc.
Trainees should not come to SP campus if the body temperature is 37.5 degrees Celsius and above (fever).
Trainees who develop fever in campus or exhibiting signs of respiratory ailment symptom), should inform the lecturer/trainer and leave the campus to seek medical immediately. See further advice under S/N 5.
Declaration of Close Contact Form
All trainees are required to submit your contact declaration if, to the best of your knowledge, in the past 14 days, you:
• are a Confirmed Case/Suspect Case/Person under Quarantine Order/Person issued with Stay Home Notice, or
• have been in contact with a Confirmed Case/Suspect Case/Person under Quarantine Order/Person issued with Stay Home Notice. (Please note that this is on-going and declaration must be made every time your situation changes.).
Trainees, who come into close physical contact or proximity with any other unwell individual(s) who are febrile and/or exhibiting respiratory ailment symptoms, should encourage that individual to seek medical attention and obtain an MC
with confirmation of the flu-like symptoms. If required to come to campus, please seek advice from the PACE Academy directly first.
PACE will conduct further enquiries upon receiving such declarations, and if so deemed, PACE may offer the affected trainee a Leave of Absence, course postponement or refund, depending on the type of course/programme lesson scheduling
the trainee is registered for etc.
Affected trainee(s) may also update PACE directly.
Declaration of Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) diagnosis and Swab testing outcome Form
Any trainee who have sought medical attention and been diagnosed with ARI should update PACE on the diagnosis using this form and whether a swab testing was done including its outcome using this form. Please also upload your MC for our
Affected trainees should advised not to doctor-hop and inform the doctor of student status with Singapore Polytechnic.
Affected trainee(s) should remain at home throughout the duration of the medical/hospitalisation leave and comply with other instructions given etc.
The lecturer/trainer or programme administrator will follow up with the affected trainee(s) on administrative matters, if any.
Travel Declaration Form
All trainees are advised to defer all travel abroad. Trainees must make a declaration if he/she have travelled/are travelling overseas in 2020.
For New Trainees - A declaration must be submitted before coming the first lesson using this form.
For Returning Trainees - Trainees should update their declaration if there are any changes since their last declaration using this form.
Trainees are discouraged from making any overseas travels in 2020 while attending lessons.