Shipyard Supervisors Safety Course

Course Overview

At the end of the course, participants will have a good understanding on:

  • Identify the Workplace Safety and Health Act, subsidiary legislation and industrial code of practice relevant to the marine industry
  • List the roles and responsibilities of a shipyard supervisor
  • Conduct a safety briefing for shipyard workers and contractors
  • Coordinate the implementation of safe work procedures in the marine industry
  • Provide inputs for drawing up a risk assessment matrix
  • Formulate occupational health programme
  • Conduct investigation and prepare an incident report


Learning Objectives for SSSC

  • An Overview of Workplace Safety and Health Legislations
  • General Safety in Shipyard
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Hot Works
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Surface Treatment
  • Material Handling
  • Working at Height
  • Risk Assessment
  • Occupational Health
  • Accident Investigation and Safety Inspection
  • Assessment

Target Audience

The SSSC is a mandatory training course for individuals who are to undertake the role of a supervisor in the marine industry.

Workplace Safety and Health (Shipbuilding and Ship-Repairing) Regulations 2008 Reg. 6 (8) stipulates that:

“It shall be the duty of every person not to oversee or supervise any work (including any process) in the shipyard or on board a ship in a harbour unless he has received adequate safety and health training to ensure that the work that he oversees or supervises can be carried out safely.”

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Employability Skills System (ESS) Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) Level 4 and above, or equivalent.


Course Duration

32 hours, include 2 hours of Written Assessment and 1 hour of case study assessment


Course Attendance

75% attendance


Training Methodology

  • Lecture
  • Discussion on case studies



  • There will be MCQ and case study assessment

Medium of Instruction

  • English



Results will be release 1 week after the course.

A Pass and Certificate of Achievement endorsed by Institute of Safety Studies will be issued to successfully passed participants after the release of results.


Course Cost

$250 (Nett price)



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