BCSST | WSQ Supervise Tunnelling Work for WSH

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BCSST | WSQ Supervise Tunnelling Work for WSH

Elevate your WSH supervisory skills in tunneling with our course. Master safety, compliance, and emergency protocols. Secure your spot now! Enroll Now.


Course Description

Master the skills to oversee deep excavation and tunneling projects confidently and safely. The Supervise Tunnelling Work for WSH—often recognized as the tunneling supervisor course—is an essential program for individuals tasked with supervising specialized tunnelling activities. Designed to focus on building the competency of WSH professionals, this course covers the intricacies of supervising WSH during tunneling construction. Attendees will acquire the expertise to identify common workplace hazards, comprehend the risks, and implement effective control measures. Ensure your projects run safely, efficiently, and in compliance with all necessary regulations.


Course Topics

  • Deep understanding of WSH legal requirements for excavation and tunneling

  • Identification of hazards and unsafe practices in tunneling environments

  • Comprehensive knowledge on safety planning and organization

  • Insights into gaps in existing control measures and corrective actions

  • Health considerations and awareness of Decompression Illnesses (DCI)

  • Emergency evacuation and communication protocols


Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • Interpret WSH regulations relevant to deep excavation and tunneling

  • Identify and manage WSH hazards and unsafe conditions in such worksites

  • Evaluate and mitigate risks aligned with the organizational Risk Management Plan

  • Monitor worker health in compressed air environments

  • Effectively assist in emergency worker evacuations


Target Audience

  • Construction Site Supervisor

  • Clerk-of-work

  • Foreman

  • Site engineer

  • WSH Coordinator

  • WSH Supervisor

  • Anyone taking on supervisory roles in deep excavation and tunneling construction



Possess Employability Skills (ES) Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) Level 4 and above, or equivalent.

Prospective attendees should have completed either the Building Construction Supervisor Safety Course (BCSS) or the module on Supervise WSH in Construction Industry from the WSQ Advanced Certificate in WSH.



MCQs and a written individual project assessment

  • 40 MCQs – Pass Mark: 75%

  • Individual Project & Case Study – Competency-Based


Assessment Venue

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



Attendees who achieve at least 75% attendance and demonstrate competency will be awarded a Statement of Attainment (SOA) by SSG.


Course Fee (Incl GST)

SCAL Members: $286.00 

Non-Members: $305.60 

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.

Funding Eligibility

Singaporeans and Permanent Residents (PRs) are eligible for up to 70% SSG Funding for this course.



Course Duration

3.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 21.0 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: $286.00 

Non-Members: $305.60 


Contact Us


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 Lim at 67978779 or email cecilia@scal-academy.com.sg

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