Assess Shipyard Safety for Hot-Work Certification Course (ASSHWC)

Course Information for Assess Shipyard Safety for Hot-Work Certification

Previously known as Shipyard Safety Assessors (Hot-Work Certification) Course

For Whom
The “Assess Shipyard Safety for Hot-Work Certification” course is designed for personnel appointed to perform the role of Safety Assessors for hot work certification in shipbuilding and ship repairing environment.

Entry Requirements

    • Successfully Completed a Technical Diploma from an approved technical college OR
    • WSH Skills & Knowledge equivalent to Advanced Certificate in WSH or 5 years of relevant working experience in operations and coordination of safety work AND
    • Employability Skills (ES) Workplace Literacy level 6 and above
    • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ES Workplace Numeracy level 6 and above.

Course Content

      • Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Act & WSH (Shipbuilding & Ship-repairing) Regulations
      • Roles of Safety Assessors (Hot work Certification)
      • Accident Prevention Principle
      • Chemistry of Fires and Explosions
      • Gas Free Inspections carried out by Petroleum Inspectors appointed under the PSA (Dangerous Goods, Petroleum and Explosives) Regulations
      • Guidelines for the approval of hot works
      • Learning points arising from Accident Case Studies on Fires and Explosions
      • Safety Practices during the cleaning and repairs of tankers
      • Operations and inspections of tankers and other vessels
      • Occupational Health and its importance
      • Meters to measure and detect oxygen, flammable and toxic vapours/gases
      • Permit-to-work system in shipyards and Vessel Safety Coordination Committee

Course Info

Course Fee: $2200.00 (Inc. GST)

Duration: 79 Hrs

Language: English

Attendance: 75% Attendance

Skill Future Funding: Yes

Other Info

Course Duration

79 hours including 2 hours of assessment and 50 hours of practical session

Medium of Instruction: English

Class Size: Maximum 15

Assessor/Candidate Ratio

        • Written Assessment: 1 : 15

Course Attendance: 75 % Attendance

Assessment Method and Passing Marks

Activity Duration Remarks
Facilitated Learning (Theory and Practical) 77 hours

Theory with case studies: 27 hours

Practical session: 50 hours

Assessment 2 hours Written

The passing mark for the written assessment is 70%.

Course Fee

  • Full Course Fee: $2200.00 (Nett)

Funding & Claims:

  • SkillsFuture Funding is available for Self-sponsored

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  • For Employer-sponsored trainees

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    Key Person In-charge: Ye Myint Aung (Admin Manager)


    Based on the successful completion of the course and assessment, a certificate of achievement endorsed by Vision Global Engineering & Safety Services Pte Ltd will be issued to all participants.

    Course Venue:

    3 Soon Lee Street, #05-21/#01-26, Pioneer Junction, Singapore-627606




    Type  Category of Individuals
    Singapore Citizens and SPR Employer-sponsored and self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above SME-sponsored local employees (i.e. Singapore Citizens and SPR
     Funding Source 
    SkillsFuture Funding (Baseline) SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (Baseline) SkillsFuture Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
    Course Fee  $2200.00  $2200.00 $2200.00
    SkillsFuture Funding  $1100.00  $1540.00 $1540.00
    Total Nett fee Payable to Training Provider $1100.00  $660.00 $660.00
    SkillsFuture Credit Claimable Amount $1100.00  $660.00 $660.00

    Note: Subject to approval by SSG T & C


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