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Safety Orientation Course for Workers – Metalworking


Course Overview

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise their roles and duties in construction works
  • Implement safety measures and work procedures


Course Outline

  • Employee's obligation, under the WSH Act
  • Occupational health & hygiene, chemical safety
  • Machine safety
  • Hand tools safety
  • Maintenance safety (Lock-out procedure)
  • Electrical safety
  • Material handling safety
  • Hot work safety and definitions
  • Fire safety
  • Housekeeping
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Job hazard identification


Target Audience

Workers from the metalworking industry.


Course Duration

8.5 hours (including assessment)



Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)


Medium of Instruction

English, Mandarin, Malay, Tamil, Thai and Bengali.



  • Lectures
  • Discussion on case studies



Upon successful completion and passing of the re-certification exam, trainees will receive a safety pass which is valid for a period of 2 or 4 years, depending on the years of their working experience in the related industry in Singapore.

Note: Participants with less than 6 years of working experience in Singapore will get a safety pass that is valid for 2 years. Those with more than 6 years of working experience in Singapore, will get a safety pass that is valid for 4 years.



Price Type
 With GST
Full course fee


Funding Info

SDF/ SME/ WTS Funding (For Corporate Registrations):

  • Participants must attend at least 75% of the course and complete the exam
  • Customers who are applying for the funding for trainee(s), please make enrollment in Skills Connect website before registration
  • Payment of the course must be with company cheque or GIRO
  • WTS funding only applies to company-sponsored trainee who is 35 year old and above with a monthly income of $1,900 and below.
  • For more information, please click here


For Training Grant application, please use the following reference code:

  • English: CRS-N-0018589
  • Chinese: CRS-N-0018590
  • Malay: CRS-N-0026023
  • Tamil: CRS-N-0026024
  • Bengali: CRS-N-0026026


WTS for individual:

  • Self-Initiated trainees (sign up training on their own, without employer's sponsorship) can access funding support at Service Touch-points (Self Help Groups/ NTUC/ WDA Career Centres at CDCs) within 30 days before or up to 30 days after course commencement date.
  • For more information, you may refer to
For more information on SDF Training Grant Application, please click here

Note: For courses starting from 1 August 2014

*The full course fee will be billed upon enrolment for this course.

The claim must be done 30 days before course start date or within 30 days after the course starts.

The course reference number is as follow:

  • English: CRS-N-0018589
  • Chinese: CRS-N-0018590
  • Malay: CRS-N-0026023
  • Tamil: CRS-N-0026024
  • Bengali: CRS-N-0026026


Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP):

NTUC members enjoy instant* UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC LearningHub and Next U®.

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be an union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply. 

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