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Lift and Escalator Course for Engineers

Event code: 78081

This technical course covers design principles, installation of equipment, testing and commissioning, operations and maintenance including periodic examination and inspection of lifts and escalators. This is a 5-day course which comprises both classroom lectures and practical sessions. Participants will gain in-depth technical knowledge on lifts and escalators, with particular emphasis on the examination, inspection and testing of such equipment.


This course aims to deepen the understanding of practising engineers in the examination, inspection and testing of lifts and escalators.

The course is conducted over 5 days comprising 3.5 days of theory session (Module A) and 1.5 days of practical lessons (Module B). 

Participants are required to sit for an end-of-course assessment (for Module A).
• Professional Engineers in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering discipline
• Technical professionals working in the lift and escalator industry who wish to gain knowledge in lift and escalators may also attend the course.

Priority will be given to professional engineers in mechanical or electrical engineering discipline.
Attendance in this course will be considered as one of the requirements for registration as a Specialist Professional Engineer (SPE) in Lift and Escalator Engineering.

ER CHAN CHEE KONG, Director, Nexco Enterprise
Er Chan is one of the approved authorized examiners for Lifting Equipment with MOM. He has vast experiences in conducting condition assessments for lifts for private developments, and has conducted several independent investigation on elevator incidents. Er Chan was the Chairman for Working Committee for WSH Council’s “Technical Advisory for Working Safety During Maintenance of Electric Passenger And Goods Lifts” from Feb 2010 to Oct 2010.

ER. PATRICK FOONG, Managing Director, Singapore Green Engineers Pte Ltd
Er Foong holds a first class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from King’s College London and an MSc. in Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He specialises in energy-efficient retrofits to existing chiller plants and facilities using various energy performance contracting models as well as lift and escalator system inspection.  Er. Foong is a Professional Engineer(Mechanical) and Specialist Professional Engineer(Lift and Escalator) registered with Professional Engineers Board, Singapore. He is also a Registered Inspector(M&E), Authorized Examiner(Lifting Equipment), QuESS, Energy Auditor, SCEM and Green Mark Professional. 

12th Run
Module A: 21, 22, 27 and 28 Jul 2020
Module B: 29 & 30 Jul 2020
Assessment: 11 Aug 2020
Duration: 5 days (excluding assessment)
Module A - 9.00am to 5.30pm
(Except on last day from 9.00am to 12.30pm)

Module B -
1st day: 8.30am to 5.30pm
2nd day: 8.30am to 12.30pm

Assessment: 9.00am to 10.00am

Module A - BCA Academy
Module B - ITE College East
Assessment - BCA Academy

FEE (incl of GST): S$3,450.00 
Refreshments will be provided for Module A lessons.

*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).

In keeping with our green and sustainable practices, course notes will be available in e-format.
This course involves assessment.
A Certificate of Successful Completion (CSC) for the course will be issued to participants who:
i. Achieve at least 75% class attendance; and
ii. Pass the assessment.
PEB: Pending
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