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Course Details

WSQ Evaluate Health Effects Due to Hazardous Substances
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Course Duration
40 hours (5-day course)
Course Fees
per participant (NETT Fee)

For SDF or Skillsfuture credit subsidy, please download and use the forms above instead of the online form to register.
Main Office (Bendemeer)
72 Bendemeer Road, #03-29 Luzerne, Singapore 339941
More Information
40 SDU points awarded upon successful completion of the course

Course code: CRS-Q-0027145-OH


A statement of attainment SOA will be awarded on completion of the course.

Course Overview

This course provides the learner with the knowledge and application skills in toxicology principles and health effects of handling hazardous substances which would enable them to anticipate health risks and take proactive measures for the prevention of ill health.

Who Should Attend?

This course would be suitable for Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Professionals, Occupational Hygiene Professionals, Occupational Health Professionals and other professionals in OH-related fields and others who would like to gain more knowledge in health effects evaluation due to hazardous substances at the workplace.

Course Outline

Course Introduction
Health Effects arising from Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Substances
Hazardous Substances
Basic Toxicology Concepts
Relevant Sources of Information
Legal and Other Requirements applicable to Health Effects of Hazardous Substances
Factors which impact the extent of Harmful Effects
Body Systems and Target Organs
Hazardous Substances commonly found in Workplace, Industrial Processes and Specific Industry / Sectors
Control of Hazardous Substances
Toxicological Information
Epidemiological Information
  • WSQ Employability Skills Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) Level 6; or Grade C6 in GCE ‘O’ Level for English and Mathematics and
  • Grade C6 in GCE ‘O’ Level Science (Chemistry/ Physics)

Preference will be given to candidates who have at least 2 years of working experience in any industry.
Classes Schedules
Weekday Class
DAY 1 - 3 : 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
DAY 4 - 5 : 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
19-Feb-2018 ,
20-Feb-2018 ,
21-Feb-2018 ,
22-Feb-2018 ,
16-Apr-2018 ,
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18-Apr-2018 ,
19-Apr-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
07-Apr-2018 ,
08-Apr-2018 ,
14-Apr-2018 ,
15-Apr-2018 ,
Evening Class
DAY 1 - 10 :
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» Course registration shall be applied at least 3 days in advance. Registration is based on a first-come-first-served basis. To confirm the registration, payment of the course fees must be made before the commencement date. Avanta Global Pte Ltd (Avanta) reserves the right to decline a trainee from attending the class at its sole discretion.
» Certificate/card shall be issued within 1 month from the course completion date. For WDA courses, SOA shall be ready within 3 months from the assessment completion date as per WDA’s T&Cs. No certificate/card will be issued unless full payment is received by Avanta before the course ends. An email notification will be sent once the certificate/card is ready for collection. Uncollected certificate/card within 3 months from the date of email notification will be destroyed. An administrative charge apply to re-printing of replacement certificate/card at $20/-. (Police report is required for lost certificate/card case.)
» Trainee is reminded to attend class punctually. Full course fees will still be imposed if the trainee does not attend the class without prior notice.
» If trainee is found cheating, trainee will be barred from the examination/assessment. Avanta reserves the right to take necessary actions.
» Notice of replacement or withdrawal must be made in writing to Avanta subjected to the following:
All requests are subjected to the discretion and approval of Avanta.
» Reschedule or change of course is allowed once only and is subjected to the availability of the course. An *administrative charge is applicable if the request is made 2 working days or less before the course commencement date.
» Avanta reserves the rights to cancel the course or change the course dates. Refund of full course fees is applicable if the class is cancelled by Avanta.
*Administrative charge: 10% of the course fees or S$30/- (whichever is higher)
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