PWCSO | Perform Work in Confined Space Operation

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PWCSO | Perform Work in Confined Space Operation


Course Description

Perform Work in Confined Space Operation, previously known as Safety Orientation Course Manhole for Workers, is a mandatory course for working in Manholes and other confined spaces. Perform Work in Confined Space Operation course provides attendees with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to perform work safely and effectively in confined space activities at construction sites. Enroll Now.


Course Topics


Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • learners will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and expertise to perform the duties of an entrant and attendant when working in a confined space, use gas detection instruments and participate in an emergency situation.


Target Audience

This course is mandatory for ALL workers who must work in manholes and other confined spaces.

The job role(s) / occupations that this unit would be relevant to may include the following parties related to / in the process industry:

  • Confined Space Entrant / Attendant



Learners must be above 18 years of age and are assumed to:

  • Have basic knowledge of personal protective equipment (PPE)

  • Know how to use basic PPE provided at workplace

  • Able to understand and communicate in language of instruction

  • Be able to follow written and oral work instructions

  • Be able to listen, read, speak and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS) level 2

  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to Employability Skills System (ESS) level 2




Competency-Based Assessment on Learners Activities


Passing Criteria

100% Competency on Assessment


Assessment Venue

SCAL Academy

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


Course Administration

Course Ref. NO.: TGS-2013500701



Participants who achieved 100% attendance and certified competent will receive an ID card and a Statement of Attainment (SOA) by SSG.


Course Fee (Incl GST)

SCAL Members: $118.00

Non-Members: $122.24

Note: Starting June 30, 2024, SCAL Academy will no longer accept cash or cheque payments. Please use credit/debit cards, bank transfers, GIRO or PayNow for payments.


Course Duration

2.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 12.0 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 3 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

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.


Course Fee (Incl GST)

SCAL Members: $118.00

Non-Members: $122.24


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 Gina at 67978779 or email

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