For Whom

CERT members in Public and Industrial buildings with valid petroleum and flammable materials storage license


  • Have received safety training related to a process plant.
  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ESS level 6.
  • Have related training or work experience in a process plant.
  • Able to listen, read, speak and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to ES Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 6.

Course Overview

Respond to Fire and Hazmat Emergency is designed to enable learners to acquire the required competencies and function as a member of an emergency response team in order to meet and respond to fire and Hazmat emergencies in process plant. The competencies include working alone and in a team.

Course Content   

-Execute emergency response plans and procedures

Fire hazards

-Deploy fire and hazmat emergency   equipment Conduct   pre-donning    safety checks

-Communications    during fire  and  hazmat  emergency   situations  Environmental    conditions   and salvage  considerations

-Comply with site incident controller instructions

-Select of appropriate fire fighting tools to mitigate and contain fire

-Impact  on environment    and salvage  considerations

-Legislations   and regulations

-Practical  on fire  fighting   equipment

-Selection and use of appropriate breathing apparatus

-Practical  on breathing apparatus

-Comply with site incident controller(SIC) instructions

-Operate appropriate hazmat equipment

-Follow instruction to carry out decontamination procedures

-Decontaminate, Service and clean hazmat equipment

-Hazmat respond system

-Practical on Hazmat PPE and mitigation techniques

-Observed   reporting    protocols   accordance   to  organization

-Conduct  safety  check  on breathing   apparatus

-Assist  in the  search  and rescue

-Communicate    details  of casualties

-Assist  in the  closure  of search  and  rescue  operations

-Practical on hazmat mitigation techniques

Course Duration:

24 hours including 3 hours of assessment.

Medium of Instruction:


Class Size:

Maximum 18

Facilitator/Learner Ratio:

1:18 for Theory Lesson & Assessment

Course Attendance:

100% Attendance

Assessment Advice

Practical Performance and Written/ Verbal Test


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

Course Venue

  • 3 Soon Lee Street, #04-14/16&17, Pioneer Junction, Singapore-627606
  • 2, Joo Koon Road, Singapore-628966
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