Amount Payable after training grant - Singapore Citizens/Singapore PRs: $37.80 SMEs / Singapore Citizens above 40 years old: $23.80 Workfare Training Support: $16.80
(Prices are inclusive of GST)
Absentee Payroll: 80% of hourly basic salary, capped at $4.50/hr
For SMEs, enhanced absentee payroll funding available at 80% of hourly basic salary, capped at $7.50/hr
*SMEs are defined as companies with: (i) at least 30% local shareholding; AND (ii) Group annual sales turnover of not more than $100 million OR Group employment size of not more than 200 employees.
Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme:Singapore Citizens aged ≥ 35 years & earning ≤ $2,000/month are eligible for 95% course fee subsidy. Companies can also apply for absentee payroll at 95% of hourly basic salary.
Funding EligibilityIn order to enjoy the funding, participants need to fulfill the following requirements:1. Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents (PR) of Singapore 2. Attain at least 75% course attendance3. Successfully complete assessment & certified as competent4. Participant has not enjoyed funding for the same course before5. For company-sponsored participants, training is fully sponsored by companies, which are registered or incorporated in Singapore
Companies are to submit application via www.skillsconnect.gov.sg to enjoy the funding
Target Audience Any individual that does not have supervisory responsibilities for others and work under direction to perform a specific set of work activities.
Course OutlineFollow safe work practices and risk control procedures•Practise personal hygiene at workplace in accordance with organizational procedures•Use and maintain personal protective equipment required for work in accordance with organizational procedures•Use and maintain workplace equipment and safety devices in accordance with organizational procedures or manufacturer’s instructions•Follow safety signs and instructions in workplace•Follow workplace risk control measures in accordance with organizational procedures•Report workplace safety and health issues to appropriate person in accordance with organizational procedures and Workplace Safety and Health Act
Participate in workplace safety and health management activities•Identify and report potential hazards and risks associated within the work area in accordance with organizational procedures•Report unsafe working conditions and work practices in accordance with organizational procedures•Resolve hazards and risks identified in the work area in accordance with organizational procedures•Identify personal protective equipment requirements for work in accordance with organizational procedures•Identify safety device required for safe operations of machinery and equipment if any at the workplace•Identify information needed to handle workplace emergencies•Participate in workplace safety and health training
Follow workplace emergency response procedures•React to the types of emergencies at the workplace•Use equipment and materials required for workplace emergency response in accordance with organizational procedures•Activate emergency services in the event of emergency at the workplace in accordance with organizational procedures•Follow the instructions given by authorized personnel in the event of emergency at the workplace•Participate in the organizational emergency response exercise in accordance with guidelines provided by the relevant regulatory requirements•Follow infectious disease outbreak control at the workplace in accordance with guidelines provided by the relevant regulatory bodies
Methodology This workshop comprises of group discussion, table exercises and case study. The emphasis will be on how to guide employees to observe defined workplace safety and health policies and procedures, and acquire competencies necessary to work safely at the workplace. Final assessment will be conducted at the end of the course.
A qualified WDA Workplace Skills Qualifications (WSQ) trainer, assessor, course developer and assessment developer. Alaguraj’s articulate and interactive training style makes well sought-after trainer by many organizations from the public and private sectors. He facilitative and open-style of training has given him the ability to reach out to different audiences, from senior management executive to ground staff. He has facilitated training for MNCs and SMEs in the marine, construction, manufacturing, transportation and government agencies.
Alaguraj’s professional and academic qualifications are Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Anna University, India), Advanced Diploma in Safety, Health & Environment Management (Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore), ACTA trainer (Singapore National Employer Federation (SNEF) Training Institute, Singapore), Registered Workplace Safety Health Officer (RWSHO) with Ministry of Manpower, Singapore, Certified Fire Safety Manager with Singapore Civil Defence Force, Singapore and Completed Environment Control Officer with National Environment Agency, Singapore.
Other than a training consultant, Alaguraj continues to value his consultant pursuits. He consultant to provide services on workplace safety and health for MNCs and SMEs in various industries in marine, construction, manufacturing, transportation and government agencies.