SSG WSQ Supervise Work in Confined Space Operation (SWICSO)

This course was formerly called Safety Induction Course (Manhole) – for Supervisors.

The SSG WSQ Supervise Work in Confined Space Operation (SWICSO) is one of the core units in all process sectors of Process Industry.


People who should attend are the SWICSO are

  • Supervisors

  • Engineers

  • Technicians

  • Safety Personnel

  • Foremen

  • Contractors

Who have to work and supervise in manhole and other confined spaces

Assumed Skills and Knowledge for the Supervise Work in Confined Space Operations:

Learners will be able to listen, read, speak and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS) Level 5.

They will have a Numeracy proficiency level equivalent to ESS Level 5.

Course Outline for WDA WSQ Supervise Work in Confined Space Operation:

  • 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 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 respiratory protective equipment when in a confined space

  • Assist in implementing an Emergency Response Plan


Course Duration of Perform Work in Confined Space Operation:

  • 21 Hours (Inclusive of Assessment)


  • Written Questions

  • Practical Performance

Upon completion of the course and passing the examination, a Statement of Attainment (SOA) from Workforce Development Agency (WDA) will be awarded.

Price of Course:

  • Price per particant: SGD$250

We need a minimum of 6 Candidates to start a class