Workplace Safety and Health Supervision in Tunnelling Construction (WSHSTC)

(Classroom + Asynchronous E-Learning) – Blended

previously known as SUPERVISE TUNNELLING WORK FOR WSH (STW) (Also known as Building Construction Safety Supervisor (Tunnelling) Course) (Blended)

Legal Requirement

It is mandatory for individuals who are assigned to undertake the role of supervising deep excavation and tunnelling construction works.

Entry Requirement

Learners must have completed the Building Construction Supervisor Safety Course (BCSS) or the WSQ module, WP02-PR-303E-1: Supervise Construction Work for WSH.

Possess Employability Skills (ES) Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) Level 4 and above, or equivalent.

Course Overview

The purpose of this Competency Unit is to enable the WSH Coordinator or Supervisor to acquire the knowledge and be equipped with the application skills to supervise WSH in tunnelling construction. This Competency Unit is designed to focus on building the competency of the WSH Coordinator or Supervisor in identifying the common hazards and risks in the workplace and taking appropriate control measures in supervising WSH in tunnelling construction.

Course Content      

  • WSH legal and other requirements relevant to deep excavation a tunnelling works
  • WSH hazards associated with deep excavation and tunnelling works
  • Unsafe work conditions and practices
  • Safety planning and organization for deep excavation and tunnel Works
  • Gaps in the existing control measures
  • Appropriate corrective actions and preventive actions
  • Health considerations in deep excavation and tunnelling works
  • Types and characteristics of Decompression Illnesses (DCI)
  • Evacuation and rescue procedures
  • Communication system in deep excavation and tunnelling works

Course Duration

24 hours including 3 hours of assessment

Course Fee Inclusive of GST: S$ 272.5

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.

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Medium of Instruction

English & Mandarin

Class Size

Maximum class size: 25

Facilitator/Learner Ratio: 1:25

Course Attendance: 75% Attendance

Assessment Advice

3 hours of assessment includes submission of written assignment & written test & case study.


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.

Course Venue

  • 2 Kampong Kapor Rd, Little India, Singapore 208674
  • 3 Soon Lee Street, #04-16&17, Pioneer Junction S627606
  • 2 Joo Koon Road, Singapore 628966

Renewal Points for professionals

SDU Points: NA


Course Fee (Incl GST):


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