RES | Registered Earthworks Supervisor Course

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RES | Registered Earthworks Supervisor Course

Master Earthworks Supervision & prevent underground utility damage with our Registered Earthworks Supervisor Course. Online & In-person training available. Enroll Now.


Course Description

The Registered Earthworks Supervisor course aims to provide an overview of the relevant earthworks legislation and code of practice relating to construction earthworks carried out in the vicinity of the electricity cables/ gas pipes. Participants will learn about the key requirements of the relevant legislation, control measures and good practices to prevent damage to the underground cables, gas pipes and services. Case studies will also be discussed in this course. The Registered Earthworks Supervisor course is available online, facilitated by a qualified trainer. Gain insights into the legislative requirements, control measures, and effective strategies to prevent damage to underground utilities all from the comfort of your home.


Training Methodologies

Registered Earthworks Supervisor Course (In-person)

Registered Earthworks Supervisor Course (Online)


Course Topics

  • Supervisory skills in the prevention of damage to electricity cables/ gas pipes

  • Introduction to underground electricity cables, gas pipes and services

  • Registered Earthworks Supervisor Requirements in SS576:2012

  • Safe Work Procedures on cable/ gas pipe damage prevention

  • Overview of Electricity Act (Cap 89A) & Gas Act (Cap 116A)

  • SP PowerGrid’s requirements for earthworks

  • Case study


Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understand the statutory requirements and legislation for earthworks of electricity cables under the Electricity Act (Cap 89A), Gas Act (Cap 116A) and Singapore Standard SS576:2012 – Earthworks in the vicinity of Electricity Cables

  • Supervise all earthworks and to communicate effectively with site personnel in the course of earthwork activities

  • Plan, prepare and manage earthwork activities safely to prevent damage to electricity cables


Target Audience

This course is targeted at any person whose trade or occupation requires or includes the supervision of earthworks.



While the course is conducted at SCAL Academy and Online, the assessment is held at SIPG Woodleigh Campus (1A Woodleigh Park)


  • Closed-book Assessment

  • 20 MCQs (40 marks)

  • 10 True or False Questions (10 marks)

Passing Criteria

  • Passing criteria is 75%

Assessment Venue

SIPG Woodleigh Campus (1A Woodleigh Park), Singapore 357874

Assessment dates

  • Exam slots will be assigned by SCAL Academy

  • Strictly no changes allowed except for valid reasons and subject to SCAL Academy approval, otherwise administrative charges will apply.



Participants who achieved 75% attendance and passed the assessment will be issued a Certificate. 


Course Fee (Incl GST)

SCAL Members: $489.00

Non-Members: $509.00 

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

4.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 14.0 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 2 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

This course is not eligible for funding.

Course Fee (Incl GST)

SCAL Members: $489.00

Non-Members: $509.00 




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. 


Special Class

Available upon request.


For more information, please contact Ms Elene Yeo at 67978779 or email

“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”

Govindavelalar Gunasekaran

“The course content is very relevant to my daily work and I will definitely recommend this course to my colleagues with design background at SCAL Academy.”

Daphne Yip

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