Shipyard Safety Instruction Course for Workers - General Trade

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About The Course

At the end of the course, participants will have a good understanding on:

  • Able to understand Safety signs.
  • Able to react during evacuation in case of a fire.
  • Able to identify Falling hazards & Health hazards.
  • Shipyard Safety Instruction Course For Workers - General Trade


Course Overview:

  • To provide participants with the basic understanding of workplace safety & health hazards in the ship building and repair industry.
  • To highlight the measures to prevent incidents / accidents in the ship building and repair industry.

Legal Requirement:

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 hazardous work 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.”

Course Outline:

  • Understand legal obligations in workplace safety and health
  • Identify hazards in a shipyard
  • Recognize all types of industrial safety signs
  • Understand application process for safety permit prior to hot work
  • Competent in wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Know and take safety precautions when working with different hazards
  • Able to respond in case of fire or emergency

Target Audience:

This course is designed for all workers working in the Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing industry.

Entry Requirements:

Learners must be able to apply numbers, listen, read, speak & write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS-Level-2).


Course Duration:

  • 8 hours
  • 100% attendance


  • The course comprises the following modules
  • Recognise the common safety and health hazards
  • Chemistry of fire and types of combustible materials (Fuel)
  • Shipyard Permit-to-Work systems for prevention of fire and explosions
  • Causes of fires and explosions and their prevention
  • Safety signs
  • Evacuation in case of a fire
  • Specialized operations· Material handlingg
  • Mechanical and electrical hazards
  • Falling hazards
  • Health hazards


  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Medium of Instruction:
  • English


Upon successful completion of the course a safety pass endorsed by Active Synergy Training and Consultancy Pte Ltd will be issued to the participants.

Price (excluding GST):

Full course fee: $35.00

Course Duration

8 Hours

Course Fees

S$ 35.00