MOM Work-At-Height Course For Managers

Course Schedule & Registration

Course Location & Details Course Dates Fees
Full Time (2 days)
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Participant must possess Work-At-Height for Supervisors or relevant Supervisors certificate.

The participant is recommended to possess basic health and safety knowledge.

Language proficiency, recommended WPLN Level 6 and above or equivalent for English language.

TBC for 2016 course schedule
SGD $440.00

About This Course ~ Accredited by Ministry of Manpower (MOM) Singapore, Approved for SDF Training Grant

KB Access - Certificate of MOM Work-at-height for Managers

NOTE: It is COMPULSORY for trainees to wear safety boots during the practical assessment.


The aim of the course is to provide course participants with the requisite WAH knowledge and management tools/processes to supervise and manage work at height activities, so that they are carried out properly and safely.


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

  • Identify, explain and apply the relevant Workplace Safety & Health (WSH) legislations / Approved Code of Practice / Singapore Standards applicable to Work-at-Heights (WAH)
  • Identify and explain the various roles of each stakeholder, and their responsibilities in maintaining a safe and healthy workplace for all.
  • Establish the necessary fall preventive/protective control measures for the effective implementation of a Permit-to-work (PTW) system.
  • Develop and implement a Fall Prevention Plan (FPP) specific to the worksite / workplace.
  • Develop a site management system for oversight and monitoring.


This course is mainly for persons with supervisory and management responsibilities over WAH supervisors, foremen and those in charge of workers who are performing working at height activities and to authorise Permit-To-Work system for work at height.


The course comprises of the following modules.

  1. Legal Requirements for WAH (Workplace Safety and Health Act; Draft WSH (WAH) Regulations; WSH (GP), WSH (Con), WSH (SSR),WSH (RM) Regulations; Code of Practice Working Safely at Height)
  2. Roles and responsibilities (Manager / Assessor / Supervisor / Worker / Person-at-worker)
  3. Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (Principle of Hierarchy of control; Hazard identification of typical unsafe conditions relating to WAH activities; Alternatives to Working at Heights).
  4. Control measures for fall prevention /protection (Physical barriers / barricades; Types of fall prevention measures for various work processes; Types of fall protection systems and their design requirements; Consideration factors when implementing fall prevention / protection system and solution; Fall arrest distance / clearance; Outlining Safe Work Procedures for WAH activities; Consideration factors in selecting fall protection equipment; Case studies in various industries)
  5. Permit-To-Work (PTW) for WAH (Defining checklist for a PTW system; Defining responsibilities of PTW stakeholders; Monitoring of PTW applications /progress of work).
  6. Site management & Oversight (Site Coordination / Safety meetings; Identifying incompatible works or simultaneous operation; Outline WAH Training requirements for employees and sub-contractors; Monitoring of PTW system)


Theory 6 hours and Written Assessment 2 hours


Participants must possess Work-At-Height for Supervisors certificate. Language proficiency, recommend WPLN Level 6 and above or equivalent for English language.


The course is assessed by a 2-hour written test comprising 10 short answer questions and 1 essay question. Theory Examination passing mark is 75%and any participant who fails to meet the minimum pass mark requirement shall be required to re-attend the entire course

Participants with 100% attendance and successfully completed / passed the written assessment, shall be issued with a Certificate of Attainment ~ Accredited by Ministry of Manpower Singapore

FUNDING ~ Applicable for Singaporeans & Permanent Residents only

Approved for Skills Development Fund (SDF) Training Grant (eligibility criteria apply).
* Final grant amount subject to WDA approval. Contact Us for more information.

Pending Approval for Continuing Professional Development Accreditation


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 Download: MOM Work-At-Height Course for Managers Application Form
WPLN Descriptor: ESS Workplace Literacy & Workplace Numeracy Skills Level Descriptors (WPLN)


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