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Course Overview

This subject covers the various gaseous and particulate pollutants and air pollution treatment methods. It discusses how air pollution arises and its impact on the environment. The characteristics of air pollutants which affect human health and the various treatment technologies are also covered. 





This subject aims to equip students with the basic knowledge and skills to:

  • Perform air pollution control in industries where air pollution control is required.
  • Manage air pollutant control systems to comply with industrial air emission regulations.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here

What You'll Learn

  1. Air Pollutants

  2. Industrial Air Emission Regulations

  3. Air Quality Monitoring

  4. Air Pollution Control Equipment 



Modes of Assessment


  • Assignments – assess students’ understanding of key concepts covered in lectures, and their ability to solve the application questions.

  • Tests / Quizzes – measure students’ understanding of key concepts and application of concepts learnt for each topic.

  • Class Participation – measures students’ attitudes and discipline towards learning in terms of completion of assignments and active participation in discussions.





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Diploma in Applied Science (Chemical Technology).

For more information on course fee / schedule, or to apply,

Course Contact

  • Mainline 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 109
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.