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Course Details

WSQ Assess Confined Space for Safe Entry and Work (CSSA)
  • Details
  • Entry Requirements
  • Schedules (Step 1)
  • Register (Step 2)
Course Duration
40 hours (including assessment)
Course Fees
per participant (NETT Fee)

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Main Office (Bendemeer)
72 Bendemeer Road, #03-29 Luzerne, Singapore 339941
Training Centres (Pioneer)
No. 1 Soon Lee Street, #04-08 Pioneer Centre, Singapore 627605
More Information
40 SDU Points awarded upon successful completion.

Course code: CRS-Q-0023151-OH

Attendance: 75%

Graded Assessment
Part 1: Written Questions (2.5 hours)
Part 2: Demonstration (15 minutes), and 
Part 3: Oral Questioning (about 15 - 30 minutes)

Statement of Attainment (SOA) by Workforce Development Agency (WDA)

Course Medium

Target Audience
  • Persons who want to obtain the knowledge to be competent for taking up appointment of a confined space safety assessor.
  • Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) professionals such as WSH Coordinators, Officers, and Auditors
  • Occupational Hygiene (OH) professionals such as OH Technicians etc.
  • Confined space entrants, attendants, supervisors, rescue personnel.

Course Objectives

On completion of this unit, the learner will have the knowledge and be equipped with the application skills in basic principles in working within/around confined space. This includes:
  • Use of appropriate gas testing equipment to ascertain that the confined space atmosphere is safe for entry and work.
  • Recognise the limitation of the test equipment used; calibrate the equipment and use it to obtain representative results for the assessment of confined space for safe entry and work.
  • Monitoring the atmospheric conditions to ensure that it is safe for entry and work.

Course Content
  • Legislation and Code of Practice on confined space work
  • Duties and responsibilities of all personnel involved in confined space work Identification and recognition of confined spaces
  • Confined space hazards
  • Part A - Atmospheric Hazard Confined space hazards
  • Part B - Physical and Biological Hazards 
  • Risk Assessment Prevention and Control of Confined Space Hazards – Part A 
  • Prevention and Control of Confined Space Hazards – Part B
  • Type of Gas Monitoring Instruments, their applications and limitations 
  • Gas Testing Procedures 
  • Part A - Gas Testing Procedures
  • Part B - Direct reading instruments Gas Testing Procedures
  • Part C - Accident Case Studies Of Accidents In Confined Spaces
  • Selection, use, fit and maintenance of personal protective equipment used for work in confined spaces 
  • Communication and Emergency Response Plan Examination

Learners must fulfil the literacy, numeracy and science requirements. In addition to that, they must also fulfil requirements A or B.

1. Course Entry Requirements:

Literacy and Numeracy

  • WSQ Employability Skills Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 6;
  • Grade C6 in GCE ‘O’ Level for English and Mathematics


  • Grade C6 in GCE ‘O’ Level Science (Chemistry and Physics)

A) Other relevant skills/ working experience

  • WSH Skills & Knowledge equivalent to Certificate in WSH


B) 3 years of relevant working experience in operations and co-ordination of safety work

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

  • The person should be vigilant, alert and wary at all times to spot hazards
  • Be adaptable, able to think and response in any situations that may occur during confined space assessment and monitoring
  • Should be problem-solving, assertive, standing by decisions and carrying out actions bases on test results and reliable data

Classes Schedules
Weekday Class
DAY 1 - 5 : 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
19-Feb-2018 ,
20-Feb-2018 ,
21-Feb-2018 ,
22-Feb-2018 ,
19-Mar-2018 ,
20-Mar-2018 ,
21-Mar-2018 ,
22-Mar-2018 ,
16-Apr-2018 ,
17-Apr-2018 ,
18-Apr-2018 ,
19-Apr-2018 ,
21-May-2018 ,
22-May-2018 ,
23-May-2018 ,
24-May-2018 ,
18-Jun-2018 ,
19-Jun-2018 ,
20-Jun-2018 ,
21-Jun-2018 ,
16-Jul-2018 ,
17-Jul-2018 ,
18-Jul-2018 ,
19-Jul-2018 ,
Weekend Class
DAY 1 - 5 : 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
11-Feb-2018 ,
18-Feb-2018 ,
25-Feb-2018 ,
04-Mar-2018 ,
11-Mar-2018 ,
18-Mar-2018 ,
25-Mar-2018 ,
01-Apr-2018 ,
08-Apr-2018 ,
15-Apr-2018 ,
22-Apr-2018 ,
29-Apr-2018 ,
13-May-2018 ,
20-May-2018 ,
27-May-2018 ,
03-Jun-2018 ,
10-Jun-2018 ,
17-Jun-2018 ,
24-Jun-2018 ,
01-Jul-2018 ,
08-Jul-2018 ,
15-Jul-2018 ,
22-Jul-2018 ,
29-Jul-2018 ,
Evening Class
DAY 1 - 10 : 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
19-Feb-2018 ,
20-Feb-2018 ,
21-Feb-2018 ,
22-Feb-2018 ,
23-Feb-2018 ,
26-Feb-2018 ,
27-Feb-2018 ,
28-Feb-2018 ,
08-Mar-2018 ,
19-Mar-2018 ,
20-Mar-2018 ,
21-Mar-2018 ,
22-Mar-2018 ,
23-Mar-2018 ,
26-Mar-2018 ,
27-Mar-2018 ,
28-Mar-2018 ,
05-Apr-2018 ,
16-Apr-2018 ,
17-Apr-2018 ,
18-Apr-2018 ,
19-Apr-2018 ,
20-Apr-2018 ,
23-Apr-2018 ,
24-Apr-2018 ,
25-Apr-2018 ,
03-May-2018 ,
21-May-2018 ,
22-May-2018 ,
23-May-2018 ,
24-May-2018 ,
25-May-2018 ,
28-May-2018 ,
29-May-2018 ,
30-May-2018 ,
07-Jun-2018 ,
18-Jun-2018 ,
19-Jun-2018 ,
20-Jun-2018 ,
21-Jun-2018 ,
22-Jun-2018 ,
25-Jun-2018 ,
26-Jun-2018 ,
27-Jun-2018 ,
05-Jul-2018 ,
16-Jul-2018 ,
17-Jul-2018 ,
18-Jul-2018 ,
19-Jul-2018 ,
20-Jul-2018 ,
23-Jul-2018 ,
24-Jul-2018 ,
25-Jul-2018 ,
02-Aug-2018 ,
Holiday Class (@ Bendeneer / Pioneer)
DAY 1 - 5 : 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
16-Feb-2018 ,
17-Feb-2018 ,
18-Feb-2018 ,
25-Feb-2018 ,
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