Perform Formwork Activities (PFA)

Teaching Mode: Blended Learning

(Previously formally known as Formwork Safety Course for Workers (FSCW)

Legal Requirement

WSH (Construction) Regulations 2007 Reg. 9 stipulates that any person who carries out manual work in a worksite shall have received adequate safety and health training for the purpose of familiarizing the person with the hazards associated with such work and the precautions to be observed.

For Whom

This course is designed for personnel appointed to perform formwork activities which include formwork workers/tradesmen.

Entry Requirement

Workplace Literacy & Numeracy Level 3.

Course Overview

  • State the applicable legal and other requirements for formwork and working at-height
  • List the roles of a worker in formwork installation, alteration and dismantling
  • State the types of formwork used in the industry
  • Apply basic risk assessment for formwork activities
  • Identify hazards associated with formwork activities
  • Observe safety and health measures for formwork activities formwork activities
  • Use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for formwork activities and Working-At-Height

Course Content

  • Applicable WSH Legal and Other Requirements
  • Role of Worker in Formwork Activities
  • Types of Formwork
  • Basic Risk Assessment for Worker Level
  • Hazard Identification for Formwork Activities
  • Safety & Health Measures for Formwork Activities
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) for Formwork Activities
  • Accident Case Studies

Course Duration: 7 hours including 1 hour of assessment

Medium of Instruction:English, Tamil, Bengali, Mandarin, Burmese, Malay, Hindi & Thai.

Teaching Methodology:

  • Face to Face class room teaching
  • The following blended learning methods are applied to maximize the learning outcome for the course:
    • Login to the Eversafe Academy e-learning platform and self-study from anyplace –
      • Safety Signage
      • Identify hazards from given digital photo
      • MCQ for self-assessment

Learning Environment:   Our ergonomically designed class rooms are fully air-conditioned, equipped with white boards; audio/video equipment’s and free wi-fi

Qualification or experience of facilitators:

A facilitator and assessor of this course will possess the following:

  1. Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health, and
  2. Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) qualification or Diploma in Adult Continuing Education (DACE), and
  3. Formwork Safety Course for Supervisors, and
  4. At least 5 years of relevant working experience with exposure to formwork activities

Key Person In charge: Monish V (Administrative Manager)

Class Size: Maximum 40

Facilitator/Learner Ratio: 1:40 for Lecture & Assessment; 1:20 for Practical Lesson

Course Attendance: 100% Attendance

Assessment Advice

1 hour of written assessment comprised of 20 MCQ in Part 1 & 20 MCQ in Part 2. 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$ 98.1

Funding & Claims

    1. Skills future credit/funding available


           -All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can us their $500 SkillFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. visit the SkillsFuture Credit website ( to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory

Mandatory adoption of e-attendance via SingPass from 1 October 2023: As per the SSG regulation we are introducing “e-attendance via SingPass,” for participants applying for funding. To ensure a smooth process, please verify your SingPass app access before attending the course. Kindly note that manual attendance submissions will not be accepted for funding invoices. Thank you for your cooperation.

SkillsFuture Singapore Hotline: For enquiries relating to skills, training and portal issues, please contact SkillsFuture Singapore at 6785 5785

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       2. UTAP


  • Based on the successful completion of the course and assessment, a Statement of Attainment (SOA) from the Skillsfuture Singapore (SSG) and a Safety Pass from Eversafe Academy Pte. Ltd. will be awarded to the trainee.
  • 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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