WSQ Monitor Noise and Vibration


The SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and the Workplace Safety & Health Council (WSHC) have jointly developed the Occupational Hygiene (OH) Professionals Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Framework, in consultation with WSH Manpower, Skills and Training Council (MSTC). The key purpose of the framework is support the National Workplace Health (WH) strategy which aims to assist stakeholders in taking proactive measures to improve their management of WH hazards and raise WH standards. The OH Professionals WSQ Framework also aims to train and develop competent and motivated OH Professionals who can assist employers, occupiers and other stakeholders in the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of WH risks at the workplace



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. ESS - WPL (Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking) Level 6 OR GCE "O" Levels in English (Grades 1-6)

2. ESS - WPN - Level 6 OR GCE "O" Levels in Mathematics (Grades 1-6) OR ‘Bridging Module in Mathematics

3. GCE "O" Levels in Physics / Combined Science (Physics Inclusive) Grades 1-6 OR ‘Bridging Module in Physics’

4. At least 2 years of working experience in any industry

* To be eligible for the course, applicants must provide evidence for the above documents


Note: Participants who are certified competent for SDWSH Level C are immediately exempted for English, Math and Physics.



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

2. Enhanced Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme
With effect from 1 July 2013, if you are a Singapore citizen aged 35 years or over, have a monthly income of not more than $1,900, 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 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
For more information, please visit

4. Absentee Payroll Funding

Companies can claim absentee payroll funding when they sponsor their employees for the academic CET programmes.
For more information, please visit


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


This course is accredited under the WSQ Monitor Noise and Vibration Programme, for Continuing Professional Development Programme. Participants will gain 24 SDU points upon completion of the course. Course participants must complete this course with at least 75% attendance rate per module. (valid from 26 Nov 2015 to 25 Nov 2016)


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

Competent person for management of hazardous substances 

Hazardous Substances


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.

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


General Administration PACE


Office Hours:
8.30am - 5.30pm (Mon - Fri)

Counter Service:
8.30am – 8.00pm (Mon - Fri)

*Counter Services will be closed by 8pm on Mon-Fri, with effect from 01 Jan 2017.


Terms and Conditions


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Date of Course:
10 Jan to 7 Feb 2018

Registration Period:
20 Oct 2017 to 3 Dec 2017




Duration: 24 hours

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic


Time: 6:30pm to 10pm


Schedule: 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 31 Jan & 7 Feb 2018





Full Course Fee: $550.00


1. Baseline Funding


Grant Amount: $275.00


Nett Course Fee After Funding:

$275.00 + $38.50 (GST) = $313.50


2. WTS


Grant Amount: $522.50


Nett Course After Subsidy:

$27.50 + $38.50 (GST) = $66.00


3. Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy


Grant Amount: $495.00


Nett Course After Subsidy:

$55.00 + $38.50 (GST) = $93.50


Please see Funding Incentives for more information


Payment to be made during enrolment.



1) Online application only.

2) Please note that supporting documents (refer to "Additional Notes") are to be uploaded during online application. 

Download Declaration Form here

3) The original documents will be required for verification during enrolment exercise

4) Successful applicants shall be notified via email to come for enrolment and make payment (NETS or Cheque).


Terms and Conditions