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Fire Safety Manager Course

Event code: 79090

Under the Fire Safety Act 1993 and Fire Safety (Fire Safety Manager) Regulations 1994, it is mandatory for owners of designated buildings to appoint a Fire Safety Manager. Through the Fire Safety Manager, fire safety activities and fire prevention measures are also implemented to promote fire safety awareness among the building occupants. The aim of the course is to provide knowledge on fire safety, fire protection and fire-fighting facilities in order to perform the roles as a Fire Safety Manager.

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:
a) Explain the provisions of the Fire Safety Act and Regulations in Singapore
b) Describe the fundamentals and principles of fire safety design
c) Acquire knowledge on fire protection system and fire-fighting facilities
d) Understand the roles and responsibilities of Fire Safety Manager

• Basic Fire Science
• Formulation of Emergency Response Plan
• Fire Safety Act & Regulations
• Fire Safety Manager Scheme
• Fire Safety Committee
• Emergency Response Plan
• Evacuation Planning
• Automatic Fire Extinguishing Systems
• Enforcement Procedures
• Fire Extinguisher Theory
• Storage of Fire Hazardous Materials
• Company Emergency Response Team
• CERT Audit Requirements
• Fire Detection & Alarm Systems
• Smoke Control Systems
• Objectives of Fire Safety Design & Tactics
• Means of Escape
• Emergency Voice Communication Systems
• Fire Command Centre
• Incident Management
• Table-top Exercise
• Structural Fire Precautions
• FSM Annual Reports
• Arson Prevention Plan
• Maintenance of Fire Fighting & Protection Systems
• Building Inspection & Testing

MR IVAN SIN SIANG MENG obtained his Master of Science in Safety, Health and Environmental Technology from NUS in 2003 and Master of Business Administration from Murdoch University in 2012. As a certified emergency responder, planner and fire investigator, Ivan has more than 20 years of experience in occupational safety and health, focus in fire safety, emergency response, incident investigation, business continuity, disaster recovery, and crisis management with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). Ivan is actively involved with several professional organizations such as the Society of Loss Prevention for Process Industries (SLP), Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE), Association of Company Emergency Response Team (ACERTS), and Workgroups of SRING Singapore Standards.

The course is relevant for all persons whose trade or occupation requires or includes fire safety activities, fire prevention measures and firefighting facilities in order to perform the role of Fire Safety Manager.

Applications should be accompanied by copies of at least 1 of the minimum entry requirements stated on SCDF website, please refer to
Successful applicants are required to bring their original certificates for verification during registration.

BCA Academy is an Accredited Training Institution of the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). The Fire Safety Manager Certificate issued by BCA Academy is recognised by the SCDF for the Fire Safety Manager.
Participants who successfully pass all assessments and attend at least 80% of the course will be awarded the Fire Safety Manager Certificate.


Next Schedule: Please log into OSF for details
13 evenings - 29, 31 Jul, 2, 5, 7, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28 & 30 Aug
6.30pm to 9.30pm

Site Visit
1 half-day - 4 or 6 Sep 2019
9.00am to 12.00pm or 1.30pm to 4.30pm

1 evening - 11 Sep 2019
6.00pm to 9.00pm

Class Venue
BCA Academy
200 Braddell Road Singapore 579700

Course Fee
$1,400* (Incl. of GST)

In keeping with our green and sustainable practices, course notes will be available in e-format.

*Skills Development Fund (SDF) funding is available for this course. To enjoy the SDF funding, companies are required to apply through SSG’s SkillsConnect system @ (terms and conditions may apply).

PEB: 39 PDUs

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If you need assistance, please call our customer service hotline: 6248 9999, from 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
200 Braddell Rd S579700 • Fax: 6258 0558 • Email: •


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