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Course Overview

This course covers the classification of industrial wastewater biological treatment, the strategies for meeting trade effluent standards and for resource recovery and the characteristics and treatment methodology for various industries.


It aims to provide participants with the basic knowledge and skills to:


Explain the basic principles of unit operations in Industrial Wastewater Biological Treatment.

Apply the treatment principles to effectively manage wastewater treatment plants of the major local industries. 

Who Should Attend

Participants who are keen to learn about industrial wastewater biological treatment technology.

What You'll Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to:


  1. Explain the phases of microbial growth

  2. Explain the aerobic suspended-growth treatment processes in the biological treatment of wastewater.

  3. Apply the anaerobic digesters in treating industrial wastewater.

  4. Perform nitrogen and phosphorus removal processes.



Mode of Assessment


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

Reflection, group discussion/sharing – measure participants’ ability to reflect and apply learning and active participation in discussions.










Participants will receive an electronic Certificate of Completion issued by Temasek Polytechnic upon completion of each MLC.

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

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Course Contact

If you have any enquiries, please contact us below or submit an enquiry form here
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  • 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 Avenue 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.