For Whom

CERT, Fire Safety Officers and staff who are the first to respond to fire emergencies in the Buildings.


  • Relevant work experience to the workplace they would like to be a part of CERT
  • Able to listen, read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to ES Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 4
  • Self-directed learner
  • Possess an open and analytical mind

Course Overview

To prepare CERT members with the knowledge and application skills to function as a member of an emergency response team in order to implement the emergency response skills during an emergency incident in buildings.

Course Content   

-Legislations & Regulations of Fire Safety & Protection

-Overview of Company Emergency Response Team (CERT) injury

-Types of Premises which are affected and will be required to form CERT

-Emergency Response Plan and CERT Causes of Fire and Potential Fire hazard scenarios & Injury

-Different types of Fire safety & Fire protection systems

-Categories and purpose of Breathing Apparatus (BA)

-Components of Breathing Apparatus and usage of Breathing Apparatus (BA)

-Factors influencing consumption rate of Breathing Apparatus (BA)

-Breathing Apparatus (BA) components guidelines and entrapment procedures

-BA confidence training

-High Rise fighting problems and fire fighting operations

-Fire Safety Common First Aid Equipment and Cardiopulmonary


-Rescue and Evacuation Techniques

-Hands-on Training on Evacuation Techniques

-Fire Fighting Equipment

-Handover incident and provide operational assistance to the appropriate body

Course Duration:

 16 hours including 2 hours of assessment.

Medium of Instruction:


Class Size:

Maximum 20

Facilitator/Learner Ratio:

1:20 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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