Legal Requirement

Under the Factories (Safety Training Courses) Order 2001 which came into effect in June 2001, all workers, including Singaporeans, must undergo a Safety Orientation Course (Manholes) before they are allowed to work in Manholes and other Confined Spaces.

For Whom

Individuals who are:

  • Confined Space Entrant
  • Confined Space Attendant

Entry Requirement

  • Participants must be able to listen, read, speak and write in their medium of instruction at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS) Level 2.

Course Overview

  • Identify duties and responsibilities of all personnel involved in confined space work under the WSH Legislations and Code of Practice.
  • Identify confined space hazards.
  • Use Gas Detection Instruments for atmospheric monitoring
  • Comply with Permit-to-Work system and safe work procedures when working in confined space.
  • Participate in an emergency for confined space.

Course Content      

  • Understand the legal requirements on manhole work
  • Acquire knowledge on manholes, their hazards and consequences, control and mitigation measures
  • Understand the need of having an effective manhole entry permit system
  • Understanding the importance of hazards monitoring and communication and the respective roles they play to effect a rescue
  • Legislation and Code of Practice on Confined Space Work
  • Duties and responsibilities of all personnel involved in confined space work
  • Manhole Hazards Part A – Atmospheric Hazards
  • Manhole Hazards Part B – Physical and Biological Hazards
  • Confined space entry permit system
  • Prevention and control of manhole hazards
  • Use and limitations of Gas Detection Instruments
  • Risk assessment
  • Selection, use, fit and maintenance of personal protective equipment use for work in manholes
  • Accident case studies of accidents in manholes
  • Communication and emergency response plan

Course Duration
14 hours including 2 hours of assessment

Medium of Instruction:

English (We offer classes facilitated in Tamil, Bengali, Thai, and Mandarin, which are conducted separately on prior request)

Class Size

Maximum class size: 20

Facilitator/Learner Ratio: 1:20

Course Attendance: 100% Attendance

Assessment Advice: Competent based

Course Fee Inclusive of GST: S$ 119.9

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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Based on the successful completion of the course and assessment, a certificate of achievement endorsed by EverSafe Academy Pte. Ltd. will be issued to all participants.

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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Your service is excellent ! Always active and replied efficiently.And I thank you for that, especially I always keep changing the participants, It’s very stressing on your side. Please keep it up Ms.Lehka, Eversafe need people like you !

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