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Managing Work-At-Heights Course

Course Overview

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This course has been designed to meet the minimum standard for Working at Height Training for Supervisors, Assessors or Managers in Singapore, as recommended in the WSH (Work at Heights) Regulations 2013 and the Approved Code of Practice for Working Safely at Height (2011).

SDU Points
20 Points

Course Objectives

The aim of the course is to provide learners with the requisite WAH knowledge to manage work-at-height activities, so that work can be carried out safely. At the end of the course, the learner shall be able to:

  1. Identify, explain and apply the relevant Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Legislations / Approved Code of Practice / Singapore Standards applicable to Work-at-Heights (WAH)
  2. Identify and explain the Roles & Responsibilities of stakeholders, competent and responsible persons
  3. Identify hazards, evaluate the risk, and implement control measures for WAH activities
  4. Review the necessary fall preventive / protective control measures for safe execution of WAH activities
  5. Establish, evalutate, review and implement a Fall Prevention Plan
  6. Establish and implement a system for an effective monitoring and control of WAH risks
  7. Demonstrate competency in donning, checking and correcting of Individual Fall Protection Equipment and Responding to a fall emergency

Who Should Attend

The course is for anyone involved in the supervision, planning assessment or management of work at height activities.


Please note:

  • Safety shoes and proper attire (no singlet/ shorts/ bermudas) are COMPULSORY for all trainees.
  • 100% attendance is required.

Course Duration

Training / Lecture Hours: 15.5 hours

Assessment / Exam Hours: 5 hours

Course Outline

  1. Legal requirements, Approved Code of Practice and Standards for WAH – Theory
  2. Roles and Responsibilities of various stakeholders – Theory
  3. Risk Management – Theory
  4. Fall control measures – Theory
  5. Fall Prevention Plan (FPP) – Theory
  6. WAH Implementation and Monitoring Programme – Theory
  7. Individual Fall Protection equipment and First line Response in emergency – Practical

Medium of Instruction & Trainer : Trainee Ratio


Mode of Assessment

Written Test & Practical Test.

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Upon completion of the course,a safety pass and  a Certificate of Successful Completion endorsed by NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd will be issued to all participants.


Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$373.83 S$400.00
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$186.91 S$213.08
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$37.38 S$63.55
WTS Funding (95%) S$18.69 S$44.86
Corporate Pricing (Non-SME) w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$373.83 S$400.00
After SDF Funding for non-SMEs Companies (80%)* S$186.91 S$213.08
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old      S$37.38      S$63.55
WTS Funding (95%) S$18.69 S$44.86
Corporate Pricing (SME) w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$373.83 S$400.00
After Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%)** S$37.38 S$63.55
WTS Funding (95%) S$18.69 S$44.86
*Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $4.50 per hour.
** Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $7.50 per hour.



  • SkillsFuture Funding >=21 yrs old: Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR 
  • SkillsFuture Funding >=40 yrs old: Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY

Please note that prices are subject to changes.

Funding Information

Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Funding:

  • Participants must attend at least 75% of the course, complete the exam with a pass or competent result.
  • Online applications are not applicable for companies applying funding with Absentee Payroll.
  • Workforce Training Support (WTS) funding only applies to trainee who is 35 years old and above with a monthly income of $2,000 and below.


For Company Registration:

  • Customers who are applying funding for trainee(s), please submit Training Grant applications in SkillsConnect website before registration.
  • Training Grant number is to be submitted together with the registrations.
  •  Payment for the course must be using company cheque or via GIRO.
  • For more information on SDF Training Grant application, please click here.


Course reference code in SkillsConnect:

  • English: CRS-N-0032131


Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP):

  • NTUC members enjoy *UTAP benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC Learninghub.

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply.

Additional Note

Participants are recommended to have attained the following before enrolling for the course:

  • At least WSQ ESS Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 4 and above or equivalent
  • The ability to carry out hazards identification, risk assessment, and risk control measures.
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