WSQ Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health (Level B) Course (Version 2.0)

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Course introduction

The WSQ Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health qualification is designed for individuals who keen to join the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) profession as a WSH Coordinator. This course is a recognised qualification for registration as a WSH Coordinator under the Workplace Safety and Health Act.



Course Pre-Requisites


Legal Requirements for WSH Coordinator:

Under the WSH (Construction) Regulations, a WSH Coordinator must be appointed for any construction project up to $10 million in contract sum. WSH Coordinators are personnel who assist the occupier to identify any unsafe condition in the workplace; recommend and implement measures to remedy unsafe conditions.

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

The applicant must be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident or holder of a valid employment pass/work permit; and possess:

  • ES WSQ WPLN Level 5 or GCE “N” Levels in English (Level 5) & Mathematics (Level 5) and
  • Relevant skills and knowledge equivalent to the Certificate in WSH and at least 1 years of working experience in WSH



Target Audience


WSH Coordinators / WSH Supervisors / WSH Representatives

The WSQ Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health (Level B) Course is specially designed for supervisory personnel tasked with assigned coordination and supervisory role in WSH responsibilities. Those with basic WSH experience, knowledge and skills may also apply



Course Outline


95% of course fees available for S'poreans and PRs*
SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) Approved Course*

CQA Cash Award of $200 upon successful completion of WSQ Advanced Certificate course for Singaporeans*



Course Modules
Core Units

1. WSQ Measure, Monitor and Report WSH Performance
2. WSQ Coordinate Implementation of Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans
3. WSQ Promote WSH Culture Development
4. WSQ Investigate and Report WSH Incidents
5. WSQ Coordinate WSH Management System with Legal Compliance
6. WSQ Administer WSH Policy
7. WSQ Identify WSH Hazards and Implement Control Measures
8. WSQ Facilitate Effective Communication and Engagement at the Workplace
Elective Units
9. WSQ Solve Problems and Make Decisions at Supervisory Level
10. WSQ Supervise Workplace Safety and Health in Process Plant **

**Participants shall be exempted from doing this module if they have completed the following courses: BCSS, OPISC, BISH, SSSC and BCSS(Tunnelling).

Course Duration
203 hours (Approx. 25 days)

Entry Requirements
The applicant must be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident or holder of a valid employment pass/work permit; and possess:
•  ES WSQ WPLN Level 5 or GCE "N" Levels in English (Level 5) & Mathematics (Level 5) and
•  Relevant skills and knowledge equivalent to the Certificate in WSH and at least 1 year of working experience in WSH

Certification: Statement of Achievement (SOA) by Workforce Development Agency (WDA)
Statement of Achievement: An SOA will be given with the successful completion of a module. When a candidate finishes all modules, he/she will be awarded the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health.

*All terms and conditions apply.



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