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Temporary Electrical Installations: SS650 Parts 1 & 2 Compliance and Related Legislations

18-19 March 2021 / Singapore



Construction work often uses electricity to run power tools, equipment and facilities for temporary site offices, stores, dormitories and perimeter fences security lighting, etc. Temporary supply can be taken from the electricity grid, standby generator(s), solar panel(s) or other alternative energy resources during the work before permanent electricity is available as the case may be. In this regard, it is important to ensure that the temporary supply meets the requirements of SS650 Parts 1 and 2 as well as the related legislations on the safe use of electricity for the work.

Course Objectives

This short course is structured through lectures and case studies to enhance the learning experience. The participants will learn through this course about the Singapore Standard SS650 Parts 1 and 2 and related legislations on temporary electrical installations used in providing temporary supply in various applications.

Who Should Attend

The course will be useful to technical executives, supervisors, project managers, project coordinators, contract administrators, architects, quantity surveyors, company directors, developers, safety practitioners, professional engineers and engineers who need to handle temporary electrical installations in providing temporary supply in their work activities



Highlights of related Legislations: Session 1 (1/2 day)

* The Electricity Act
* The Electricity (Electrical Workers) Regulations
* The Electricity (Electrical Installations) Regulations
* The Workplace Safety and Health Act
* The WSH (Construction) Regulations
* The WSH (General Provisions) Regulations

Highlights of related Legislations: Session 1/2 (1/4 day)

* Temporary supply application and connection agreement
* Temporary supply legal liability
* Case study

Temporary Electrical Installations: Session 2/2 (1/4 Day)
SS650: Common Requirements for Parts 1 & 2

* Source of Supply
* Installation of Generating Set
* Inspection, testing and maintenance

Temporary Electrical Installations: Session 3 (1/2 Day)
SS650 Part 1: Construction and building sites

* Protection for safety
* Enclosure for low-voltage assembly
* Protection of circuits
* Basic Protection and fault protection
* Earth monitoring system
* Protection against lightning
* Application for socket outlet assembly
* Other equipment

Temporary Electrical Installations: Session 4 (1/2)
SS650 – Part 2, Festive lighting, Trade fairs, Mini-fairs and Exhibition sites (1/2 day)

* Scope
* Protection for safety
* Basic and fault protection
* Selection and erection of equipment
* Wiring system
* Isolation and switching
* Decorative lighting
* Case study

The Trainer

Er. Nicholas Lee Poh Choo
PEng, BEng (Electrical), Consultant, Carlo Solutions

Er. Lee has had more than 40 years’ experience in the public utility sector holding several senior positions when he worked in SP Power Grid. He was involved in the predictive and condition-based maintenance to improve network reliability and power quality in the power distribution network. Er. Lee is experienced in the operation of power generators; as well as planning, development and management of electrical transmission and distribution networks. He had carried out consultancy works for utility companies in India, China, South Africa and the Middle East. Er. Lee obtained his degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Singapore.ore in 1972.

  • Refreshment and Bento lunch sets will be provided
  • Digital certificate of completion will be given to all participants


PEB Points – Pending
Group discount: Sign up 3 pax & more to enjoy 10% discount

The Trainer

Mr. HC Lim

BEng, MSc (IE), LLB (Hons), BSc (Economics) Hons, P.Eng, C.Eng is Principal Consultant of Pinnacle Engineering and Management Consultancy. He also holds specialist diplomas and advanced diploma in Funds Management and administration, E-Commerce Technologies and Multimedia Development from the local polytechnics, a cer1ified diploma in Accounting and Finance from ACCA and a Graduate Certificate in Interna1ional Arbitration from the Faculty of Law, NUS. Mr Lim was Director (Contracts) of the Network Development Division, SP Power Grid before venturing into training and management consultancy services. He has had more than 30 years’ experience in the transmission and distribution network development, operations and maintenance, street lighting operations, management of safety and security units and support services for the company’s operations. He is a SOP accredited adjudicator, a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, an accredited mediator of SISV Panel of Mediators and a certified WSQ ACTA trainer and assessor.


18 Mar 2021 @ 12:00 am
19 Mar 2021 @ 11:59 pm
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+65 91388967


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Temporary Electrical Installations: SS650 Parts 1 & 2 Compliance and Related Legislations
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