Legal Requirement

Under the Factories (Safety Training Courses) Order 2001 which came into effect in June 2001, all workers, including Singaporeans, must undergo a Safety Orientation Course (Tunnelling) before they are allowed to work in Tunnels.

For Whom

This course is designed for all workers carrying out work in a tunnel in building and engineering construction worksite.

Entry Requirement

Learners must have completed and passed the Construction Safety Orientation Course for Workers as a prerequisite to this course.

Course Overview

  • Understand general safety in Tunnelling Works
  • Identify hazards working in a Tunnel
  • Practice safety procedures when operating Tunnelling Equipment and Machinery
  • Able to work safely in Confined Spaces
  • Practice safety procedure when doing Hot Work and working in Compressed Air
  • Competent in wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Know the dangers and precautionary measures associated with Tunnelling Works

Course Content   

  • Welcome Note/Training Objectives
  • Accident Case Studies
  • General Safety in Tunnelling Works
  • Working Hazards in Tunnelling
  • Tunnelling Equipment and Machinery
  • Confined Spaces
  • Hot Work
  • Working in Compressed Air
  • Procedures for Safe Work
  • Other Safety Precautions

Course Duration: 4 hours including 15 minutes of assessment

Medium of Instruction: English / Tamil / Mandarin / Bengali

Class Size: Maximum 40

Facilitator/Learner Ratio: 1:40 for Lecture & Assessment

Course Attendance: 100% Attendance

Assessment Advice

20 MCQ assessment in 15 minutes and it is a closed book assessment. Assessment papers are to be issued in accordance to the course language registered for only. No mix language assessment is permitted. The passing mark for the written assessment is 60%. Failure to pass the assessments shall render a “Fail” outcome for the learner and he must then re-attempt the course and assessments.

Course Fee Inclusive of GST: S$ 40.37

Funding & Claims

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  • Based on the successful completion of the course and assessment, a certificate of achievement endorsed by Eversafe Academy Pte. Ltd. will be issued to all trainees.
  • E-cert available

Course Venue

  • 2 Kampong Kapor Rd, Little India, Singapore 208674
  • 3 Soon Lee Street, #04-14/16&17, Pioneer Junction, Singapore-627606
  • 2, Joo Koon Road, Singapore-628966

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