SOCT | Safety Orientation Course (Tunnelling) for Workers

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SOCT | Safety Orientation Course (Tunnelling) for Workers

Ensure tunnel work safety with our Safety Orientation Course (Tunnelling) for Workers. Learn to identify and prevent job-site hazards effectively


Course Description

The Safety Orientation Course (Tunnelling) for Workers aims to introduce workers to recognize common safety and health hazards and take the necessary preventive measures to avoid injuries and diseases while working in tunnels. Under the Factories (Safety Training Courses) Order 2001 which came into effect in June 2001, all workers, including Singaporeans, must undergo a Safety Orientation Course (Tunnelling) for Workers before they are allowed to work in tunnels.


Course Topics

  • Incident Reporting and Risk Assessment

  • Procedure for Safe Work in Tunnelling

  • Work in Compressed Air Environment

  • Tunnelling Equipment & Machinery

  • General Safety in Tunnelling Works

  • Working Hazard in Tunnelling

  • Compressed Air Tunnelling

  • Conned Space, Hot Work

  • Toxic Vapours and Gases

  • Accident Case Study

  • Free Air Tunnelling


Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify hazards in Tunnelling

  • Know general Safety requirements in Tunnelling

  • Identify Tunnelling Equipment & Machinery

  • Identify hazards in Confined Space

  • Know the procedures for Safe Work

  • Identify hazards in working in Compressed air


Target Audience

Workers carrying out work in a tunnel, building and/or engineering construction worksite.



Attendees must have attended and passed the CSOC | Apply WSH in Construction Sites Course.




Written Assessment – 20 MCQs


Passing Criteria

60% - 20 MCQs


Assessment Venue

SCAL Academy

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



Only participants with 100% attendance will be eligible to sit for the assessment. ID card will be awarded to participants who successfully completed the course and passed the assessment.


Course Fee (Incl GST)

SCAL Members: $41.00

Non-Members: $45.84

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

0.5 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 3.5 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

  • Mandarin

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: $41.00

Non-Members: $45.84


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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

“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

“SCAL Academy has a good understanding of how the industry works and the training is much better aligned with practical needs. The trainer also exhibited fantastic content knowledge and this enabled me to apply the concepts to my work.””

Kenn Tan