WSQ Response to Fire Emergency in Buildings (Basic)


Course Overview

1. Legislation & regulations of fire safety and protection
2. Overview of Company Emergency Response Team (CERT)
3. Types of premises are affected and will be required to form CERT
4. Causes of fire and potential fire hazard scenarios and Injury
5. Different type of fire safety and protection systems
6. Categories and purpose of Breathing Apparatus
7. Components of Breathing Apparatus and usage of Breathing Apparatus
8. Factors influencing consumption rate of Breathing Apparatus
9. Breathing Apparatus components guidelines and entrapment procedures
10. High rise fighting problems and fire fighting operations
11. Fire safety common first aid equipment and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
12. Rescue and evacuation techniques
13. Fire fighting equipment
14. Protocols of handing over incidents


Please Note:

A minimum of 75% attendance will be required for you to complete the programme and receive your certificate.

For Singapore Citizen / Permanent Resident , only SSG funding is available and ranges from 50% – 80% depending on the participant age; designation & whether the company is SME or otherwise.

For Work Pass Holders, 45% funding from AIC is available for foreign staff working in eligible community care organisations.

Target Participants

CERT, Fire Safety Officers and staff who are the first to respond to fire emergencies in the Buildings.

20 CPD Points awarded – 8 SDU Points awarded. A Statement of Attainment (SOA) will be awarded to successful participants.

Course Details

Date/ Time

2 Days Course

  • 23rd – 24th August 2021
  • 30th – 31st August 2021
  • 6th – 7th September 2021
  • 15th – 16th September 2021
  • 27th – 28th September 2021
  • 11th – 12th October 2021
  • 25th – 26th October 2021
  • 8th – 9th November 2021
  • 22nd – 23rd November 2021
  • 2nd – 3rd December 2021
  • 13th – 14th December 2021

Time: 8:30 AM to 6.00 PM


COSEM Training Centre

37 Gul Avenue
Singapore 629677

Course Trainers

KWSH is delivering the course in partnership with COSEM Safety & Security Services, a wholly owned subsidiary company of the Co-operative of Singapore Civil Defence Force Employees Ltd (COSEM).  It is managed and staffed by experienced ex-employees of the Singapore Civil Defence Force and other professionals.

Mr Mohammed Shahrul

Mr Shahrul was a former fire fighter with SCDF and has over 10 years experience in training emergency responders in COSEM. His areas of specialisation are fire fighting, rescue, first aid, workplace safety, hazmat responder and incident management. He graduated from the University of Newcastle with Bachelor of Environment and Occupational Health and Safety.

Course Fees: $500.00 (excluding GST)

Prevailing course fee subsidy at 90% for Singaporeans/ PRs and 45% for foreign staff working in eligible community care organisations.

Please register for the course via AIC Learning Management System (LMS 2.0).

Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300