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Course Overview

The subject covers waste sources, characteristics, generation, collection, transfer and transport as well as the various solid waste and hazardous waste treatment methods. Hazardous waste topics such as classification and waste minimization will be covered. Waste minimization through waste recycling, reuse and recovery will be emphasized.

 

Objectives

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

  • Describe the importance of solid and hazardous waste characteristics.  
  • Apply solid and hazardous waste treatment technologies in chemical, pharmaceutical as well as environment and water industries.

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. Solid Waste – Introduction
  2. Solid Waste Management
  3. Solid Waste Treatment Technology
  4. Hazardous Waste Introduction
  5. Hazardous Waste Treatment Technologies

 

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 Diploma in Applied Science (Chemical 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$112.92
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above
S$109.14
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 S$166.92
Singapore Permanent Residents  S$1,097.82
Others & Repeat Students S$1,097.82

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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

Course Contact

  • 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 4
    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.