WSQ-CERT- Emergency Response and Crisis Management 

Training Requirement for CERT Members

Site Main Controller and Site Incident Controller:

  1. WSQ Implement Incident Management Processes (1 day) [For all premises] (10 CPD points)

Site Incident Controller and Response Team Members:

  1. WSQ Respond to Fire Incident in Workplace (1 day) [For tier 3 premises] (10 CPD points)

WSQ-CERT(ERCM) states that: Public and Industrial premises that meet any of the following criteria are required to have an FSM and a CERT:

Public Premises:

  • 9 storeys or more(includes basement)
  • Gross floor area of 5000sqm or more
  • Designed occupancy load of 1000 persons or more
  • Licensed by Ministry of Health as a Hospital

Industrial Premises:

  • Gross floor area of 5000sqm or more
  • Designed occupancy load of 1000 persons or more

Petroleum & Flammable Material Premises:

  • Storage of 5 metric tons or more of Petroleum & Flammable Materials (P & FM)
    (Do note that premises will be audited by SCDF under the CERT scheme. If a premises fails this audit, they may be subjected to re-audit or revoke of the P& FM storage licence.)

Failure to form a CERT:

The owner or occupier of the premises can be found guilty of an offence and is liable for a fine not exceeding $10,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or BOTH.

 NATIONAL CERT STANDARDnational-cert-standard-scdf

The 2 courses that we conduct are eligible for the FSM CPD program, and each course allows FSMs to attain 10 CPD points.
Our course administrator will submit the details to SCDF for the processing of the CPD points.