Design & Engineering Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Plants

Design & Engineering Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Plants

Date: 25-27 July 2018
Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Venue: E2i, 80 Jurong East St. 21, Singapore 609607 (Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability)

Course Objective:
This course provides fundamental knowledge in applying Membrane Bio-reactor (MBR) technology in water reclamation. It covers the concepts of a MBR technology including its process design and its system components. It also includes process fundamentals of MBR technology and the MBR membranes used in the technology. This course provides learners the opportunity to apply, demonstrate and practise the knowledge and skills learnt, to determine the design basis for MBR system, analyse the operating data and apply MBR technology in design and engineering through classroom sessions and site visits. The mode of assessment for this unit may include written/oral and work assignment. This is one of the Specialisation Electives that leads to the award of Statement of Attainment under the Competency Category of Used Water Treatment.

This course is useful to Engineers, managers involve in design and engineering, overhaul and maintenance of MBR plants in the water industry, Water or waste water treatment supervisor, engineer and manager working in the water industry

Course Topics:
• Introduction
• Conventional Activated sludge treatment Basics
• Conventional Activated sludge treatment Design and Operational parameters
• Transition from Conventional Activated Sludge treatment to MBR with a concept of Solid liquid separation
• MBR system design
• MBR installations
• Key MBR features
• MBR system Optimisation
• MBR system future trends
• Plant visit
• Group Discussion/ Presentations
• Questions and answers
• Feedback session

Course Fees

Course Fees

SWA Member


Full Fees

SGD 1,480.00

SGD 1,630.00

E2i course fees subsidy*

SGD 360.00

SGD 360.00

Nett course fees

SGD 1,120.00

SGD 1,270.00

* Eligibility for e2i Funding:
• Employed Singaporean or Singapore PRs who are self-sponsored or employer-sponsored
• Achieve at least 75% attendance
• The participants and/or the Company shall not receive any other funding from government sources

Award of Certificates & PEB Programme
1. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance.
2. This course is qualified for 17 PDUs by PEB.


For information on training courses, please contact SWA office: Ms. Cecilia Tan email: or Tel: (65) 6515 0812.

* Please note that schedule dates may change without prior notice.

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