COURSE TYPE:  WSQ PROGRAMMES

WSQ GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN WORKPLACE SAFETY & HEALTH

INTRODUCTION | COURSE OBJECTIVE | WHO SHOULD ATTEND | MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT | ASSESSMENT | AWARD/CERTIFICATION/ACCREDITATION | COURSE LEADER | ADDITIONAL NOTES


INTRODUCTION

The WSQ Graduate Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health (GCWSH) qualification is designed for individuals who are keen to join the Workplace Safety and Health profession as WSH Auditors. The GCWSH is one of the four qualifications under the WSH Professionals WSQ and is the only qualification recognized for registration as a WSH Auditor under the Workplace Safety and Health Act

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This course aims to train personnel to become a WSH Auditor. It will equip learners with the skills and knowledge to evaluate WSH systems and performance either as a third party to the company or within a company.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course will be relevant to WSH Auditor, WSH Advisor or WSH Consultant. Preference will be given to current practising WSH Officers seeking to upgrade skills and knowledge.

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Track 1
1. A recognised WSH degree qualification for WSHO registration with MOM(1); AND
2. At least 2 years of post-WSH qualification working experience as a WSH officer or similar occupational role

Track 2
1. Technology/ Science-related/ Engineering diploma/degree; AND
2. WSQ Specialist Diploma in WSH qualification (Level C); AND
3. At least 2 years of post-WSH qualification working experience as a WSH officer or similar occupational role

Track 3
1. GCE “O” Level English & Mathematics grade B4 or ES Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 7; AND
2. WSQ Specialist Diploma in WSH qualification (Level C); AND At least 2 years of post-WSH qualification working experience as a WSH officer or equivalent

Note:
(1) A recognized WSH degree qualification for WSHO registration with MOM includes:
 Bachelor of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Degree conferred by the University of Newcastle, Australia
 Master of Science in Safety, Health and Environmental Technology conferred by National University of Singapore
 Bachelor of Science (Health and Safety) conferred by the Curtin University of Technology (Australia) – Singapore Campus
 Bachelor of Science in Human Factor in Safety conferred by the SIM University (UniSIM)


COURSE OUTLINE

Students must complete the following modules:
1.Manage WSH Audit Programme
2.Advise on WSH Legal Requirements and Good Practices
3.Apply Risk Assessment Methodologies in WSH Process
4.Recommend Continual Improvement to WSH Management System
5.Conduct A WSH Culture Assessment
6.Conduct WSH Management System Audit
7.Apply WSH Operational Excellence

EXEMPTIONS
Students may receive exemptions if they have completed the following module(s):

Prior Competency Unit Completed (Code & Title) Current Competency Unit (Code & Title) (Code & Title)
WP-PR-601C-1 Manage WSH Audit Programme WP02-PR-601C-1 Manage WSH Audit Programme
WP-PR-602C-1 Advise on WSH Legal Requirements and Good Practices WP02-PR-602C-1 Advise on WSH Legal Requirements and Good Practices
WP-IC-601C-1 Recommend continual improvement to WSH management system WP02-IC-601C-1 Recommend Continual Improvement to WSH Management System
WP-CA-601C-1 Conduct WSH Management System Audit WP02-CA-601C-1 Conduct WSH Management System Audit
WP-IC-604E-1 Apply Risk Assessment Tools in WSH Process WP02-IC-602C-1 Apply Risk Assessment Methodologies in WSH Process
WP-IC-602E-1 Apply WSH Operational Excellence WP02-IC-603E-1 Apply WSH Operational Excellence


To receive the respective exemptions, all participants MUST produce their original WSQ SOA / transcript / certificate(s) for verification. No SOA will be issued for modules which participants had received exemption(s).



ASSESSMENT

Written tests, continuous assessments and project work.

AWARD/CERTIFICATION/ACCREDITATION

Participants will be awarded the WSQ Graduate Certificate in Workplace Safety & Health if they meet the 75% attendance rate as well as certified to be competent through all assessments required by the course.

COURSE LEADER

Course Leader Name :  TBC
School :  TBC

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Relevant supporting documents to be submitted to CET Academy by _____ (Date) include:

1. Photocopy (both sides) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, and “Employment” or “S” Pass for foreign applicants
2. Copies of your academic certificate / result slip / transcript (notary certified for transcripts not in English)*
3. A copy of GCE "O" and "A" Level certificate, Diploma, Degree, WPLN SOA where applicable
4. Copies of certificates of training in WSH or other related areas attended
5. Letter from current employer with designation, job description and duration of employment (compulsory, even if self-sponsored)
6. Complete curriculum vitae (CV) including current and all past jobs with designation, employer (company), duration of employment and job description (compulsory). Applicant should highlight employment information related / pertaining to relevant WSH
7. GCWSH Checklist (download and complete fully for submission – compulsory)
* Notary certified true copies if the document is not in English. Notarial translation is available at respective embassies or the Supreme Court (tel: 63360644)

Documents must be sent via email in one PDF format to: [email protected] In the “subject line”, please state your name, course applied for (E.g. GCWSH Run xx).

IMPORTANT: Your supporting documents must be received by application end date. Applications without any of the above required supporting documents will be considered incomplete and rejected. Ngee Ann Polytechnic regrets that we will not be able to inform individual applicants of incomplete documentation.
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IMPORTANT DATE

Intake 1

Application No: 1

Application Begin :     To be advised
Closing Date:    To be advised

Course Start Date:     To be advised
End Date:    To be advised

Applicants for this intake can check the results of their application via https://admissions.np.edu.sg by latest _____ (Date)

COURSE DETAIL

Intake 1

Application No: 1
Duration :    170 Hours
Day :    Monday & Thursday
Time :    6.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Venue :    Ngee Ann Polytechnic

COURSE FEE

Full Course Fee: $4,601.00
Less applicable subsidy for Singaporeans/Singapore PRs* (terms & conditions apply): -($3,220.70)
Nett Fee (Singaporeans/Singapore PRs*): $1,380.30

Fees are inclusive of 7% GST and payable only upon acceptance into the course.

*Terms & Conditions for fee subsidy for Singaporeans and Singapore PR
- Achieve 75% of attendance for all modules /course; and
- Pass all required assessments


Participants who fail to meet the above two conditions must pay Ngee Ann Polytechnic the fee subsidy of ($3,220.70)

PAYMENT MODE

Fee payment is NOT required at the point of application. Fee is only payable upon acceptance into the course.

FUNDING INCENTIVE AND DISCOUNTS

WSQ funding is available for eligible Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents.
Please visit:http://www.np.edu.sg/cet/funding/Pages/WSQ.aspx


For more information, please visit
CET Academy Homepage

WITHDRAWAL/DEFERMENT/REFUND POLICY

For more Information please visit the below link:
Refund Policy

HOW TO APPLY

DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS

Files for reference: (1) ES WPLN Descriptors; (2) Competency Map Qual Framework

WSH_Checklist.PDF is to be downloaded and completed fully for submission.


ENQUIRIES

General Administration

CET ACADEMY

Tel: 6460 6353
Fax: 6462 0075

http://www.np.edu.sg/cet

Office Hours:

8:30 am - 6:00 pm ( Mon - Thu )
8:30 am - 5:30 pm ( Fri )

Counter Service:

9:00 am - 7:00 pm ( Mon - Thu )
9:00 am - 6:00 pm (Fri)

The Office is closed on Sat, Sun and Public Holidays