Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Shipyard General Trade

Course Overview

The Workplace Safety and Health (Shipbuilding and Ship-repairing) Regulations 2008 Reg. 6 (2) stipulates that “It shall be the duty of every person not to carry out any work deemed hazardous in a shipyard or on board a ship in a harbor unless he has undergone a safety and health training course approved by the commissioner for Workplace Safety and Health”.

Who should attend this course?

The occupations that this unit would be relevant to include but not limited to:

Workers in the shipbuilding and ship repairing industry. The “Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Shipyard (General Trade) ” is a mandatory WSH training course for workers in general trade operating in the shipbuilding and ship repairing work environment.

Course Objectives

PS1. Understand legal obligations in workplace safety and health

PS2. Identify hazards in a shipyard

PS3. Recognise the different types of industrial safety signs

PS4. Understand the application process for safety permit prior to hot work

PS5. Don personal protective equipment

PS6. Apply safety precautions when working with different hazards

PS7. Respond to fire and emergency

Pre-Requisites / Assume Skills and Knowledge

  • Employability Skills (ES) Workplace Literacy level 3 and above.
  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ES Workplace Numeracy level 3 and above

Trainer to Trainee Ratio

1: 40

Attendance requirements

100% classroom session


Written assessment (WA)

Training Methodology

Slides presentation, sharing of best practice and incident. Hands on practical session.

Passing marks

Learner must achieve Written Assessment 60% 


Upon successful completion of the course a Statement of Attainment (SOA) will be awarded by SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG)

*Terms and Conditins apply
Fees: $50 + GST
Duration: 8.0 Hours (7 hour Facilitated earning (Theory), 1 hour Assessment)
Language: english
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