CSCPM | WSQ Manage WSH in Construction Sites (Online)

CSCPM | WSQ Manage WSH in Construction Sites (Synchronous Online e-Learning)

WSQ Online Course for Project Managers: Master WSH Act, safety protocols & risk management for projects over $10m. Enroll now.

 

Course Description

The WSQ Manage Workplace Safety and Health in Construction Sites (Synchronous Online e-Learning), formerly known as the Construction Safety Course for Project Managers, is  Mandatory for Project Managers handling projects over $10m, this comprehensive online course equips you with a deep understanding of the Workplace Safety and Health Act, effective safety protocols, risk management strategies, and incident handling. Master the nuances of WSH Committee leadership, occupational health advocacy, and safety system implementation, ensuring your projects not only meet but exceed industry standards. This course is conducted online with an in-person assessment at the end of the course. 

 

Other Delivery Methods

CSCPM | WSQ Manage WSH in Construction Sites (In-Person)

 

Course Topics

Legal Framework:

  • Workplace Safety and Health Act: Understand the foundational legislation governing workplace safety in construction.

  • WSH (WSH Committees) Regulations: Grasp the roles, responsibilities, and functions of WSH Committees.

  • WSH (Construction) Regulations: Dive deep into the specific safety regulations tailored for the construction industry.

Practical Safety Measures:

  • General Worksite Safety: Learn about common hazards and best practices to maintain a safe construction environment.

  • Mechanical Material Handling and Scaffold: Master the safety protocols for handling machinery and erecting scaffolds.

  • Excavation, Tunnelling Work, and Compressed Air Environment: Understand the unique challenges and safety measures for underground and compressed air works.

Risk Management:

  • An Overview of Risk Management: Get introduced to the principles of identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks in construction projects.

Incident Mastery:

  • Accident Prevention and Investigation: Learn strategies to prevent accidents and the methodologies to investigate when they occur.

  • Safety and Health Management System: Design and implement a comprehensive system to manage and monitor safety and health at the worksite.

  • Safety and Health Audits: Understand the importance of regular safety audits, how to conduct them, and how to act on their findings.

 

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Legal Mastery:

  • Understand the legal obligations of various duty holders, especially the project manager, under the new WSH framework.

  • Interpret and apply the Workplace Safety and Health Act and its related regulations effectively.

WSH Committee Leadership:

  • Formulate, lead, and ensure the effective functioning of the WSH Committee in line with WSH (WSH Committees) Regulations.

Safety Protocols Design:

  • Design, implement, and monitor safety programs tailored for construction activities, ensuring compliance with WSH (Construction) Regulations.

Occupational Health Advocacy:

  • Advocate for, plan, and implement an occupational health program, ensuring alignment with related WSH Regulations and Guidelines.

Risk Management Expertise:

  • Conduct comprehensive risk assessments for all construction activities, devising strategies to mitigate identified risks.

Incident Management Proficiency:

  • Establish robust procedures for incident reporting, ensuring timely and effective responses.

  • Master the methodologies for accident prevention and subsequent investigations.

Safety System Implementation:

  • Design, implement, and continuously improve a Safety and Health Management System at the worksite, ensuring it meets or exceeds the standards set by related WSH Regulations and Guidelines.

Audit and Review Skills:

  • Plan, conduct, and participate in safety and health audits, ensuring a continuous feedback loop for safety improvements.

  • Review safety protocols and systems regularly, ensuring they remain updated and effective.

 

Target Audience

The WSQ Manage Workplace Safety and Health in Construction Sites (Synchronous Online e-Learning) is a mandatory training course for all individuals who are assigned to manage any construction project exceeding $10m in contract value.

  • Project Managers & Directors

  • Construction Managers

  • Project Engineers

  • WSH Leadership 

 

Pre-requisites

To be eligible for this course, learners should:

  • Must Hold positions of Chairman of Safety Committee, Project Manager, Project Engineer, or equivalent.

  • Possess Employability Skills (ES) Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 6 or its equivalent.

  • Have a solid understanding of construction industry activities.

 

Assessments

Online Training, In-Person Assessment

While the course is conducted online, a 4-hour written assessment is held in-person at the end of the course.

 

Venue for Assessment

SCAL Academy, 164 Gul Circle #01-14 JTC Space @Gul, (S) 629621.

 

Certification

Attendees with 100% course attendance and successful assessment completion will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by SSG.

 

Course Fee (Incl GST)

SCAL Members: $404.00

Non-Members: $423.92

 

Funding Eligibility

Individual Sponsor (inclusive of GST)         

Non-Singaporean/PR$423.92

Singaporeans/PRs aged 21 years and above: $227.66

Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above: $149.16

 

Company Sponsored (Non-SME) (inclusive of GST)         

Non-Singaporean/PR$423.92

Singaporeans/PRs aged 21 years and above: $227.66

Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above: $149.16

 

Company Sponsored (SME) (inclusive of GST)         

Non-Singaporean/PR$423.92

Singaporeans/PR aged 21 years and above: $149.16

Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above: $149.16

Course Duration

5.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 30.0 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 4 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

[Funding Eligibility]

Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents

Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance

Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency

SCAL Academy reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria

Training provider will submit trainee details via SSG Training Provider Gateway and will bill in NETT fee if trainee is eligible for training grant. Note that all grants are subject for final approval by SSG.

 

Accreditations:

PDU: 27 Units

CET: 34 Hours

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Replacement/Postponement

A notice of replacement / postponement together with the full particulars of the new participant (for replacement) must be given to us AT LEAST 3 working days before course commencement. A charge of S$50 (replacement) or S$100 (postponement) will be imposed on such changes. Appeal of Assessment Result: (a) Students who wish to appeal for review of assessment results, please fill the Assessment Appeal Form that can be downloaded from website. There will be an admin fee of $60.00 (incl GST, non-refundable).

 

Special Class

Available upon request.

 

For more information, please contact Ms Cecilia at 67978779 or email cecilia@scal-academy.com.sg

“The training provided by SCAL’s experienced and knowledgeable trainers has equipped me with an excellent grasp of construction safety and allowed me to enhance worksite safety in Woh Hup”

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