Supervise Safe Lifting Operations

The “Supervise Safe Lifting Operations” course is aimed at providing individuals with the knowledge and skills to supervise the crane operator in the manoeuvre of a load safely to its destination.


  • Risk Assessment
  • Risks related to personnel involved in lifting operations
  • Ground assessment to ensure that conditions are safe for any lifting operations to be performed by any mobile crane
  • Types of legislations on lifting operations (Including Permit-to-work & Lifting Plan)
  • Roles and duties of personnel in Lifting Operation and Lifting Supervisor
  • Safe work procedures for lifting operations
  • Use of appropriate Attire, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and tag line for personnel in lifting operations
  • Types of loads, load charts and related terminologies
  • Types and functions of cranes, components, rigging equipment lifting gears and accessories
  • Types and functions of communication equipment

Who to Attend: The Supervise Safe Lifting Operations Course is suitable for aspiring and experienced individuals assigned as Lifting Supervisor in the workplace. Be medically fit.

Medium: English

Pre-Requisite: Have completed WSQ/ MOM Rigging and Signalman course or Marine Rigger and Signalman course, Be 21 years old and above, Have relevant experience in lifting operations for at least 3 months [ supported by Company /Individual Application Letter to indicate periods of relevant experience in lifting operations], WPLN4 or equivalent

Course Duration: 35 hours, inclusive assessment

Assessment: MCQ, Case Study and practical.

Attendance: 75% for Classroom Session, 100% for Practical Session

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

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.

Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory

Skill Development Fund (SDF)

Supervise Safe Lifting Operations All Other Participants Singaporeans/PRs
(aged 21 and above) 50% of course fee
Skillsfuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (Singaporeans aged 40 and above 50% of the course fee) Workfare Training Support (Singaporeans aged 35 and above, and earn <$2000 per month)

50 % of the course fee
Full Course Fee (exclusive GST) $308.41 $308.41 $308.41 $308.41
7% GST on nett course fee $21.59 $21.59 $21.59 $21.59
Less: Additional funding if eligible under various schemes 0 $154.21 $154.21 $154.21
Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes $330.00 $175.80 $175.80 $175.80

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



Course Duration:

35 hours

  • Facilitated learning – 32 hours
  • Assessment – 3 hours
    • Theory – 2 hours
    • Practical – 1 hour

Payment Mode:


Trainer/Trainee Ratio

1:20 for Classroom, 1:2 for Practical

Class Size

  • 20

Price $330