Understanding Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases

Participants will be equipped with the basic understanding of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases in this one-day course.

The course will focus on microbes that cause Infectious Diseases with emphasis on Bacteria, Virus & Fungi. Occurrence of Infectious Diseases such as SARS, HMFD and Covid-19 will be discussed through case studies. Participants will learn how to recognize symptoms and gain an understanding on the mode of transmission for these Infectious Diseases to better guide Environmental Service workers in their design for a disinfection operation.

Who should attend?

  • Basic Care Assistants
  • Cleaning Supervisors
  • Facilities Manager 
  • Foreign Worker Dormitory Supervisors
  • Security Officers
  • Team Leaders 

Certification

Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 80% of the attendance.

Course Date

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Course Duration

1 day course (9am - 5pm) 

Course Venue

RP ACE @ Woodlands 


Full Course Fee (Others)    Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above    SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR  Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR
$358.45 $35.85    $40.54  $107.54 

*Course fees accurate as of 13 May 2020, subject to review.

From 1 July 2020, Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) and fee subsidy under WTS will cease. WTS will be replaced by Workfare Skills Support Scheme (WSS). For more information on WSS, please refer to https://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html. 

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course Is subject to sufficient number of participants.

All information is accurate at time publishing.

Last updated on 29 Jun 2021

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.