Supervise Work in Confined Space Operation

Supervise Work in Confined Space Operation is one of the skills that come under the WSQ Process Industry Framework. The module belongs to the system category under all process sectors for competency level 3.


  • Identify duties and responsibilities of a Confined Space Supervisor under the WSH legislations and Codes of Practice
  • Identify, prevent and control confined space hazards
  • Carry out and comply with the requirements of the Confined Space Entry Permit System using a systematic approach
  • Apply Gas Detection Instruments and other control measures when working in confined space
  • Implement the safe use of personal protective equipment and respi ratory protect ive equipment when in a confined space
  • Assist in implementing an Emergency Response Plan

Target Audience: The job role(s) / occupations that this unit would be relevant to may include the following parties related to / in the process industry:

  • Supervisor
  • Rescue personnel
  • Manager
  • Company Safety Personnel
  • Engineers
  • Technician / Operators

Pre-Requisite: Workplace literacy and numeracy Level 5 under the Employability Skills System (ESS) or equivalent.

Legal Requirement: This section provides a brief synopsis about the WSQ Supervise Work in Confined Space Operation, how the Supervise Work in Confined Space Operation sits within the WSQ Process Framework, the competency units under the Qualification, the WSQ level and the total credit values.

Course Duration: 21  hours, inclusive assessment

Assessment: Written Assessment and Practical.

Attendance: 100%

Certification: Upon Successful completion of the course August International Pte Ltd card will be rewarded.

Medium: English

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)

*All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses.

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Skill Development Fund (SDF)

Supervise Work in Confined Space Operation All Other Participants Singaporeans/PRs
(aged 21 and above) 50% of course fee
Skillsfuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (Singaporeans aged 40 and above 70% of the course fee)
Full Course Fee (exclusive GST) $214.95 $214.95 $214.95
8% GST on nett course fee $17.20 $17.20 $17.20
Less: Additional funding if eligible under various schemes 0 $107.48 $150.47
Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes $232.15 $124.67 $81.68

*Note: This is a tentative calculation. Amount may vary after SSG Funding Approval

Course Duration:

21 hours

  • Facilitated learning – 18 hours
  • Assessment – 3 hours

Payment Mode:


Trainer/Trainee Ratio

1:20 for Classroom, 1:5 for Practical

Class Size

  • 20

Price $214.95