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Shipyard Safety Instruction Course - General Trade


Target Audience

Workers who need to work in the shipyard industry.


Course Overview

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

  • Recognise the common safety and health hazards
  • Take precautions to avoid injuries and diseases


Course Duration

8.5 hours (including assessment)



Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)


Course Outline

  • Chemistry of fire and types of combustible materials (Fuel)
  • Shipyard Permit-to-Work systems for prevention of fire and explosions
  • Causes of fires and explosions and their prevention
  • Safety signs
  • Evacuation in case of a fire
  • Specialized operations
  • Material handling
  • Mechanical and electrical hazards
  • Falling hazards
  • Health hazards 


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 $40.00


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.