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Design for Safety for Professionals Course (previously known as Design for Safety Coordinator (DFSC) Course)

The Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL) is the Accredited Training Provider approved by the Ministry of Manpower to conduct DfSP Course where suitable participants upon successful completion would be certified as Design for Safety for Professionals Course (previously known as Design for Safety Coordinator (DfSC) Course) for construction building projects.

WSQ DEVELOP A RISK MANAGEMENT IMPLEMENTATION PLAN (equivalent to BizSAFE Level 2)

The Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL) is the Accredited Training Organisation approved by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) to conduct training for Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) “Develop a Risk Management Implementation Plan" (Total: 15 hours) which replaced the “Risk Management Course (Total: 14 hours)”, with effect from January 2013.

Apply Labour Legislation in People-Management Practices for the Built Environment Sector

Apply Labour Legislation in People-Management Practices for the Built Environment Sector

Applying Primavera Project Planner Requirements for LTA Roads & Rails Projects

All large scale Land Transport Authority (LTA) road or rail projects would require Contractors to submit a programme to demonstrate their ability to meet all key dates during pre and post tender award. The programmes shall be developed by computerised Critical Path Method (CPM) using at least version 6.0 of Primavera P6 Professional Project Management from Oracle.

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2019 Essentials

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is one of the most promising developments in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industries. BIM Technology has been identified as a key driver to improve work processes among all project stakeholders and it is mandatory for all Regulatory Submission Sinc 2015. Hence, Construction Practitioners will benefit from gaining a deeper understanding of BIM.

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[Feb] 22 CONFIRMED - Stay Safe at Heights, 9.00am - 1.00pm

This 4-hour session aims to provide general and basic understanding towards planning for work-at-height activities, and the factors contributing to making it safe and effective. Participants will appreciate how the general concepts should be looked at, putting them together, and thus enabling them to be able to make good decisions for selection, evaluation and approving of control measures before allowing work-at-heights activities to commence.

[Feb] 26 CONFIRMED - Remedies for Non-Payment, 2.30pm - 5.30pm

Given that cash flow is the lifeblood of a Contractor’s ability to carry out works under any Construction Project, a sound understanding of options in the event non-payment is crucial. These range from the most prominent avenue for expedited payment in Security of Payment Act Adjudication to more drastic avenues such as Arbitration & Litigation. With the aid of local case law, relevant statutory rules and practical considerations, this session seeks to provide up-to-date insights on the various remedies available to Contractors in the event that payment is withheld.”

[Mar] 03 - Preparing Payment Claim and Payment Response under the SOP ACT, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

The objective of the seminar is to introduce participants to the Security of Payment Act and the key points on preparing payment claim and payment response. Since the introduction of the Act, many organisation have used the Act to resolve payment problems including supply of materials and goods as well as professional services. The key point is the payment claim and payment response under the SOP Act Regime. Participants will be given practical discussions and exercise to illustrate the operation of the SOP.

[Mar] 03 - The Practical Approach to Handling Liquidated damages and Final Retention Sum Payment, 10.00am – 1.00pm

The objective of the seminar is to introduce participants on how to resolve issues on liquidated damages and claiming final retention sum. In the construction industry, many organisation are not clear on how to resolve these issues especially when resolving such disputes. When faced with these issues, they are not sure as to how to resolve these issues or settle them amicably.

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[Feb] 24 - Applying bizSAFE/CultureSAFE to battle COVID-19, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

The objective of this session is to introduce the Loss Causation Model, apply it together with bizSAFE and CultureSAFE so as to identify practical solutions and control actions needed to contain the current COVID-19 outbreak.

[Feb] 28 - Design for Safety (DfS) for PMEs (Professional, Manager and Executive). 9.00am - 5.30pm

For PMEs working in the building and construction industry, the new 1-Day "DfS for PMEs” will leverage on the WSH (DfS) Regulations 2015 as well as real live cases that surround us to illustrate the importance of incorporating inherently safe design features into our environment. The course will cover DfS aspects of the whole live cycle of a building or structure from conceptualization, design, tender, construction, occupation, maintenance to demolition. Participants will be introduced to the “Guidelines on Design for Safety in Buildings and Structures”, the “Code of Practice on WSH Risk Management” published by MOM and the WSH Council as well as the WSH (DfS) Regulations 2015.

[Mar] 02 - Finance For Non-Finance Professionals, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Increasingly, managers in every functional area need to understand the basic principles of accounting and finance to improve the effectiveness of their operations and strategy. Financial data has to be analysed in order to make calculated business decisions. By empowering non-financial managers with a framework of essential financial terminology, concepts and applications taught in this programme, it would enable them to analyse and interpret commonly used financial information in making business decisions and working more effectively with the financial managers of their organizations.

[Mar] 03 - Essential Requirements for Time & Cost Claim, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Essential Requirements for Successful Claims for Construction Disruption & Delays

[Mar] 10 - High Risk Construction Worksites Legislative Requirements, 10.00am - 5.00pm

This course gives an overview of the legislative requirements for high risk construction worksites as defined under the WSH (Construction) Regulations. The WSH (Operation of Cranes) Regulations which is legislated to deal with crane accidents at worksites will be highlighted in the discussion.

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