(Previously known as Formwork Safety Course For Supervisors -FSCS)

Legal Requirement

WSH (Construction) Regulations 2007 Regulation 60(3 stipulates that “No person shall be appointed as a Formwork Supervisor in a worksite unless he has received adequate safety and health training to familiarize him with the hazards associated with the construction, erection, alteration or dismantling of the formwork structure and the precautions to be observed.”

For Whom

This course is designed for personnel appointed to supervise the construction, erection, alteration or dismantling and inspection of formwork structures at any worksite.

Assumed Attitude, Skills and Knowledge / Entry Requirement

Workplace Literacy & Numeracy Level 4

Course Overview

  • Apply the WSH Act and its subsidiary legislations and relevant Codes of Practice to the construction, erection, alteration or dismantling of any formwork structure in a worksite
  • List the roles and responsibilities of a formwork supervisor
  • Assist in carrying out risk assessment for formwork activities
  • Apply the fundamentals of formwork structure construction
  • Ensure formwork structure construction is in accordance with approved design
  • Inspect formwork structure before, during and after concreting
  • Respond to failure in formwork structure, fire and emergencies

Course Content

  • Fundamentals of Formwork and False work Construction
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Formwork Supervisor
  • Interpretation of Working Drawings
  • Construction Strength of Materials and Shoring
  • Work At Height and Excavation
  • Inspection of Formwork and False work
  • Risk Assessment for Formwork Construction
  • Respond to Failure in Formwork Structure, Fire and Emergencies

Course Duration: 36 hours including 4 hours of assessment

Medium of Instruction: English & Mandarin

Teaching Methodology:

  • Face to Face class room teaching
  • The following blended learning methods are applied to maximize the learning outcome for course conducted in English:
    • Virtual Reality Video
    • Login to the Eversafe Academy e-learning platform and self-study from anyplace –
      • Watch the video
      • Self-assessment
      • Group Discussion
      • MCQ for self-assessment

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

Qualification or experience of facilitators:

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

  1. WSQ Specialist Diploma in Workplace Safety & Health (WSH) or equivalent, and
  2. Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) qualification or Diploma in Adult Continuing Education (DACE), and
  3. At least 5 years of relevant working experience with exposure to formwork activities

Key Person In charge : Monish V ( Administrative Manager)

Class Size: Maximum 30

Facilitator/Learner Ratio: 1:30 for Lecture & Assessment

Course Attendance: 75% Attendance

Assessment Advice

4 hours (2 hours for Written Test and 2 hours for role play/case study assessment) of closed book assessment at the end of the course.

The learner must pass BOTH assessments at 65% for each assessment in order to pass the assessment. Failure to pass either of the assessments shall render a “Fail” outcome for the learner and he must then re-attempt the course and assessments.

Course Fee without GST:


Funding & Claims

  1. Skill future credit/funding available


  • 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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