WESCO | Workshop to Enhance the Safety of Crane Operation

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WESCO | Workshop to Enhance the Safety of Crane Operation

Enhance crane operation safety with WESCO, covering legislation, safe lifting, and case studies for MOM-registered crane operators.


Course Description

The Workshop to Enhance the Safety of Crane Operation course covers the latest legislation of lifting operations; safe lifting procedures of different type of cranes and various case studies will be discussed to identify causes of cranes accidents. This workshop is designed for MOM registered crane operators to raise their safety competencies in the operation of cranes e.g., Crawler Crane, Dockside Tower Crane, Mobile Crane (Truck Mounted), Tower Crane (Luffing Jib) and Tower Crane (Saddle Jib).


Course Topics

  • Workplace Safety and Health Act and its Subsidiary Legislation

  • SS 536: 2008 Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Mobile Cranes

  • SS 559: 2010 Code of Practice for Safe Use of Tower Cranes

  • Code of Practice on Safe Lifting Operations in the Workplaces

  • Interpretation of load charts and related terminologies for different types of cranes

  • Case Studies


Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • State the legal requirements in lifting operation

  • Explain safety precautions in crane operation

  • Describe pre-operational checks on cranes and lifting gears

  • Comply with safe work procedures

  • Interpret load/capacity chart for cranes


Target Audience

Crane Operators who need to renew their registration with MOM.



MOM-Registered Crane Operator. (Please produce your crane operator license when registering for the course)




Written Assessment

  • Section A: 20 MCQs

  • Section B: 5 MCQs on load chart


Passing Criteria

Section A: 20 MCQs (60% and above)

Section B: 5 MCQs on load chart (100%)

Trainees must pass both Section A+B in order to be considered passed in Written Test.

  • The written test/assessment is applicable only to 1st time WESCO participants.

  • Participants who have passed the WESCO assessment/test previously would need to attend the course only and need not attempt the written tests/assessments.


Course Administration

Course Ref. No.: TGS-2020513205


Assessment Venue

SCAL Academy

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



Participants who achieved 100% attendance and pass the course assessment will be issued with Certificate for them to renew their registration with MOM.


Course Fee (Incl GST)

SCAL Members: $46.00

Non-Members: $50.94

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

1.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 6.0 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 1 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: $46.00

Non-Members: $50.94



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 gina@scal-academy.com.sg

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