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Lift and Escalator Course for Engineers

Event code: 78081


This technical course covers design principles, installation, testing and commissioning, operations and maintenance including periodic examination and inspection of lifts and escalators. This 5-day course comprises both classroom lectures and practical sessions. Participants will gain in-depth technical knowledge on lifts and escalators, with emphasis on the examination, inspection and testing of the 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 session (Module B). Participants are required to sit for an end- of-course assessment (for Module A).

• Overview of Singapore’s current regulatory regime for lifts and escalators
• Types of Vertical Transportation Equipment
• Performance capabilities, limitations and selection of equipment
• Design considerations and specifications
• Functions of the equipment sub-systems and safety features/components of lifts and escalators
• Electrical installations and appliances
• Inspection of sub-systems and audit of critical information
• Installation methodologies for lift, escalator and passenger walkway
• Inspection hold points, functional testing and commissioning
• Assessment of standard conformity
• Authority submission requirements
• Maintenance of equipment

• Inspection and measurement • Operation testing
• Function and safety test
• Load test


• Professional Engineers in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering disciplines
• 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 disciplines. 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.


Frequency: Bi-annual
Classroom (16th Run)
Date: 18, 19, 20 September 2024
Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm
Date: 23 September 2024
Time: 9.00am to 12.30pm
Venue: BCA Braddell Campus

Practical (Hands-on-learning)
Date: 24 September 2024
Time: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Date: 25 September 2024
Time: 1.30pm to 5.30pm
Venue: ITE College East

Online Assessment
Date: 25 - 27 September 2024


Course Fee


(inclusive of 9% GST)

Singaporeans and Singapore PRs, including those sponsored by non-SME companies.

Fee payable after 50% funding support

Singaporeans 40 years old and above OR SME company sponsored Singaporeans or Singapore PRs.

Fee payable after 70% funding support



To be confirmed

To be confirmed

Participant must achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all assessments. BCA Academy reserves the right to recover the funded amount from the participant (self-sponsored) or employer (company sponsored) if participant did not meet the eligibility criteria. Details of SSG’s funding can be found on Home (skillsfuture.gov.sg) (TGS-2022012874).


This course involves assessment. A e-Certificate of Successful Completion (e-CSC) for the course will be issued to participants who:
i. Achieve at least 75% class attendance; and
ii. Pass the assessment.


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Subject to award from PEB.
To check for CPD point eligibility, please CLICK HERE 

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