The CAWC (Man-Lock) is a mandatory five-days training course for individuals who are assigned to work in compressed air (CA) environment. It covers the WSH Act and subsidiary legislation applicable to compressed air works; compressed air illness (decompression illnesses and Dysbaric Osteonecrosis) and Barotrauma; hyperbaric physics; chamber operations; control measures for CAW and oxygen first aid procedures.
At the end of the course, course participants will be able to:
44 hours including 4 hours of assessment
A mandatory training course for individuals who are assigned as Man-Lock Attendants at construction worksites or any place that requires personnel to work in a compressed air (CA) environment. No person shall be employed as a man-lock attendant in a worksite where work in a compressed air environment is carried out unless he has received adequate training to familiarize him with the hazards associated with compression, decompression and compressed air illness and with the keeping of records under these regulations.
Workplace literacy and Numeracy Level 5 or equivalent. Must be certified medically fit; should have normal colour vision; trained in first aid and posses knowledge of diving, compressed air work, hyperbaric environments or hyperbaric medicine and fire-fighting.
The course is assessed by a written test and a 4-hours practical assessment.
Course participants with 100% attendance and successfully completed / passed both the practical and written assessments, will be awarded the Compressed Air Works Course (Man-Lock Attendant) certificate issued by KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd ~ Course accredited under ISO 29990:2010 Standard.
1. Approved for Skills Development Fund (SDF) Training Grant (eligibility criteria apply)*; Absentee Payroll (AP) approved.**
*Final grant amount subject to SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG) (formerly WDA) approval.
**Absentee Payroll applicable – this is dependent on trainee’s salary (From $4.50 - $7.50 per hour)
2. Approved for SkillsFuture Credit. 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 (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory. Contact us for more information.
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I most enjoyed the interaction between everyone including the instructor
I enjoyed the actual hands-on using the decompression chamber
The trainer was very upbeat which kept us focused
Great lecturers / instructors
Good practical explanation & hands-on practice