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Course Overview

This course covers the basic chemical treatment technologies for industrial wastewater treatment. It will provide participants with knowledge on the principles of chemical treatment processes such as coagulation, disinfection, etc.

Participants will be able to compare the allowable limits for public sewers, controlled watercourse and non-controlled watercourse and apply the chemical treatment processes for industrial wastewater treatment.

Who Should Attend

Participants who are keen to gain insights to the wastewater treatment industry.

What You'll Learn

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


  1. Identify the allowable limits for trade effluent discharge to sewer/watercourse/ controlled watercourse.

  2. Explain the processes of chemical precipitation, coagulation and flocculation in the removal of colloids and solids in water.

  3. Apply carbon adsorption in the removal of organics in water treatment.

  4. Explain minerals removal by ion exchange process.

  5. Apply disinfection in water treatment.



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.

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Course Contact

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  • 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 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.