WSQ Respond To Fire Incident In Workplace-RFIW (Tier 3)

(Emergency Response & Crisis Management Training)

ERCM-CERT Training

Course ID: PI-CP-104E-1

Target Audience:
Staff,Supervisors and Managers assigned to be SIC (Site Incident Controller) or Emergency Response Team member for their facility
(Tier 3, facilities listed in the CERT requirements by SCDF)

Prior Knowledge Required: No prior knowledge required


  • A Statement of Attainment (SOA) from WDA/SCDF will be awarded upon successful course assessment.
  • 10 CPD points awarded by SCDF
  • 8 SDU points awarded by SISO


  • Interpret emergency response legislations and guidelines
  • Identify fire hazard scenarios and conduct situation assessment
  • Demonstrate use of fire protection systems in the workplaces
  • Respond to fire incidents using various extinguishing mediums
  • Handover incident and provide operational assistance to the appropriate body

Duration: 1 day (8 hours)

Fees: $200 (before SSG funding)

Training Location: 24, Woodlands Loop, S738285

Trainer’s Profiles:
Local experts in Emergency Management,Chemical Handling and Asset Protection in Hotels,Hospitals, Retail Centres,Manufacturing, Oil & Gas and Logistics facilities

fire warden

Who needs to attend CERT Training?
On 1st Sept 2013 the Fire Safety Act was amended to include all premises with Fire Safety Managers must set up a Company Emergency Response Team(CERT).

Training Requirement for CERT Members

Site Incident Controller and Response Team Members

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

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

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