This course is designed for personnel appointed to perform the role of Safety Assessors for Hot Work Certification in Ship building and Ship repairing environment.
This course is accredited by the Learning Service Providers (LSP). The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has requires learning service providers to attain the ISO 29990:2010 Learning Service Provider (LSP) certification as part of the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) training.
The ISO 29990:2010 LSP certification is administered by the Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) through its Certification Bodies (CBs) and will replace the MOM Accredited Training Provider (ATP) Scheme.
1. State the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Act & WSH (Shipbuilding &
2. Ship-repairing) Regulations
3. Describe roles of Safety Assessors (Hot work Certification)
4. Explain the Accident Prevention Principle
5. Describe the Chemistry of Fires and Explosions\
6. Perform Gas Free Inspections carried out by Petroleum Inspectors appointed
7. under the PSA (Dangerous Goods, Petroleum and Explosives) Regulations
8. Describe Guidelines for the Approval of Hot works
9. State the learning points arising from Accident Case Studies on Fires and
11. Carry out Safety Practices during the cleaning and repairs of tankers
12. Operations and inspections of tankers and other vessels
13. Define Occupational Health and its importance
14. Perform gas test using meters to measure and detect oxygen, flammable
15. and toxic vapours/gases
16. Perform hot-work assessments in line with Permit-To-Work (PTW) system in
17. shipyards and Vessel Safety Coordination Committee (VSCC) requirements
79 hours with theory (29 hours) and practical module (50 hours – compulsory with learning and 45 hot work assessments – 15 non-petroleum tanks and 30 on petroleum tanks)
Mode of Assessment:
Written Assessment (WA) - Theory 2 hours
• 70 marks and completion of the compulsory practical module
• Learners need to complete the compulsory practical module and attained at least
• 75% attendance to be eligible for the WA
• Learners who fail the WA are required to be re-course and re-assessed
• Successfully completed a Technical Diploma from an approved technical college OR
• Attained ESS WPLN 6 or ‘O’ Level English Grade 6 & ‘O’ Level Maths Grade 6 AND WSH Skills & Knowledge equivalent to Advanced Certificate in WSH or 5 years of relevant working experience in operations and co-ordination of safety work.