PERFORM WORK AT HEIGHT (PWAH)-Blended

(Previously known as Work-At-Height Course For Workers -WAH-W)

For Whom

This course is for all workers who are required to work at heights. The participants will be taught the hazards and the safe work practices of working at heights.

Assumed Attitude, Skills and Knowledge / Entry Requirement

  • Applicant should have a basic knowledge of workplace processes, procedures,

activties and practices.

  • Applicant should be able to understand and communicate in language of instruction.

Course Overview

The aim of the course is to provide course participants with the requisite WAH knowledge so that they can perform their WAH activities properly and safely. At the end of the course, the participants shall be able to:

  • Identify relevant Workplace Safety & Health (WSH) legislations / approved codes of practice / Singapore standards applicable to WAH and roles and responsibilities
  • Identify WAH hazards and preventive measures related to WAH
  • Demonstrate the understanding of use and care for the various fall arrest systems and equipment

Note: The participant who passes this course is deemed competent in Work at Heights only and this course does not replace other industry / trade specific safety training requirements. Examples of such industry / trade specific training requirements include the Construction Safety Orientation Course for workers and Mobile Elevating Work Platform

Course Content

  • Legislation and guidelines pertaining to WAH
  • Type of WAH equipment and unsafe practices
  • Criteria for selection of WAH equipment
  • Fall Arrest System and Fall Prevention System
  • WAH equipment inspection and record keeping
  • Perform checks before and after use of Work at Height (WAH) equipment.
  • Perform self-relief techniques during harness suspension trauma situations.
  • Perform checks before and after use of Work at Height (WAH) equipment.
  • Perform proper use of WAH equipment in accordance to relevant legislation and guidelines, including evaluating use of fall arrest and fall prevention systems.
  • Perform self-relief techniques during harness suspension trauma situations.
  • WAH hazard identification
  • WAH fall control measures

Course Duration: 7.5 Hours including 1.5 Hours Assessment (1/2 hour Theory + 1 hour Pratical).

Medium of Instruction: English, Tamil, Bengali and Mandarin

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
      • Play safety video Game
      • 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 Training and Assessment (ACTA)
  2. 5 years of relevant industry experience
  3. WAH course for Supervisors

Key Person In charge: Monish V (Administrative Manager)

Class Size: Maximum 20

Facilitator/Learner Ratio: • Theory Lesson: 1:20

  • Practical Lesson: 1:10
  • Theory Assessment: 1:20
  • Practical Assessment: 1:1

Course Attendance: 100% attendance.

Assessment Advice

30 minutes of closed book written assessment (20 MCQ) and 1 hour of practical assessment. The learner must pass BOTH assessments at 60% for the written assessment and 100% for the practical assessment.

Course Fee exclusive of GST

S$90.00/-

Funding & Claims

  1. Skill future credit/funding available

Visit www.eversafe.com.sg  for more details

Certification

  • 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

  • 3 Soon lee street, #04-16&17 Pioneer Junction, Singapore 627606
  • 2 Joo koon road, Singapore 628966

Renewal Points for professionals

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