WSQ Certificate in Workplace Safety and Health – Level A

Overview 

This course is designed for persons who are working in WHS as workers’ representatives, safety assistant as well as person with little WSH background knowledge and skills but wish to enter into WSH profession.

Key Features

  • Follow safe work practices and risk control procedures
  • Identify common types of hazards at the workplace
  • Identify applicable WSH requirements and roles
  • Respond to WSH Incidents
  • Interpret and analyse information received

 

Target Audience

 This course is also relevant for small businesses operators or self-employed persons. For those who intent to attain a Certificate in WSH and employed as safety promoter or assistant, this course would be especially relevant to them as it is one of the core units required to be certified and recognized by the industry

Course Entry Requirements 

Level Course Entry Requirements Assumed Skills and Knowledge (ASK)
Nil ES Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 4 or Secondary 2 education;

• Completed ES WSH AND

• Preferably hold a WSH related

Appointment

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended Learning Hours (RLH) : 120 Hours

5 Cores + 1 Elective  

Sno Competency Unit Title Training Hours Assessment Hours Total Hours
5 Compulsory Core Units – Sequence of Coverage            
1 Identify Hazards and Maintain Risk Control Measures 22 2hrs 24hrs
2 Support WSH Legal Compliance and Incident Reporting 22 2hrs 24hrs
3 Participate in Implementing WSH Management Process 14hrs 2hrs 16hrs
4 Communicate and Relate Effectively at the Workplace (ES WSQ)

 

14hrs 2hrs 16hrs
5 Check and report outcome of WSH inspection 14hrs 2hrs 16hrs

 

Elective Unit
1 Work in a Team

 

22hrs 2hrs 24hrs

 To attain the Advanced Certificate in WSH, learners are required to complete the following competency units and be certified ‘COMPETENT. 

Level Qualification Requirements Job Title
Core Elective
A Certificate in WSH

(CWSH)

5 1 Safety

Promoter

 

Upon successfully completing the training programme, the learner will be awarded a Statement of Attainment (SOA) for the specific competency unit.

The number of attempts a candidate is allowed to be assessed isTWO. If still certified “NOT YET COMPETENT”, the candidate must be recoursed for the Module

 Recommended Class Size and Trainer-Learner Ratio

 The maximum Trainer-Learner Ratio is 1: 25.

Recommended Assessor-to-Candidate Ratio (Mandatory Section) 

S.No

 

Assessment Strategy

 

Assessor-to-Candidate

Ratio

1 Individual Project Assignment 1:1
2 Role Play 1:5
3 Case Study 1:25
4 Oral Question Interview 1:1
5 Written Test 1:25
6 Practical Performance 1:3

 Assessment Methods

No Competency Unit Title Total Assessment Hours Role Play Case Study Written Test Individual Work Assignment Practical Performance with Oral Test
Compulsory Core Units
1 Identify Hazards and Maintain Risk Control Measures 2hrs
45mins  60 Mins 15mins
2 Support WSH Legal Compliance and Incident Reporting 2hrs
45mins  60 Mins 15mins
3 Participate in Implementing WSH Management Process 2hrs
60mins 15mins 45mins
4 Communicate and Relate Effectively at the Workplace (ES WSQ) 2hrs
30mins 30mins 30mins 30mins
5 Check and report outcome of WSH inspection 2hrs
1hr 45mins 15mins
Elective Unit
1 Work in a Team

 

2hrs
30 mins 1hr 15mins 15mins