Workplace Safety and Health Supervision in Tunnelling Construction – WSHSTC (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.

Assumed Skills & Knowledge

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

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: 24


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