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Course Overview

 

The subject covers the classification of industrial wastewaters and the strategies for wastewater treatment to meet trade effluent standards and for resource recovery.  The characteristics and treatment methodology for various industries like chemical, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, metal-plating etc. will be covered

 

 

Objectives

 

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

  • Explain the basic principles of unit operations in Industrial Wastewater Treatment (IWT).
  • Apply the principles of IWT to effectively manage water treatment plants of the major local industries including the pharmaceutical industry, chemical industry, semiconductor industry and metal-plating industry etc.

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. Physical Treatment Technology
  2. Industrial Wastewater Discharge Regulations
  3. Physical Treatment Technology
  4. Chemical Treatment Technology
  5. Biological Treatment Technology

 

 

Modes of Assessment

 

  • Assignments – assess student’s understanding of key concepts covered in lectures, 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 – measure students’ attitudes and discipline towards learning in terms of completion of assignments and active participation in discussions.

 

 

Certification

 

Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Specialist Diploma in Environment and Water Technology.

 

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

7pm - 10pm
(weekday)
Once a week 

Course Fees

Fee Type Total Fees (w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$99.77
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above
S$96.30
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 S$149.27
Singapore Permanent Residents S$982.26
Others & Repeat Students S$982.26

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With effect from 1 Jul 2020, the Workforce Training Scheme (WTS) will be replaced by Work Support Scheme (WSS), for more information, please visit:

https://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html

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