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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.

71st intake - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT PLANNING & SCHEDULING USING MICROSOFT PROJECT 2013

Easy-to-use project management softwares are now available to help contractors plan, control and evaluate their projects in a timely and cost-effective manner

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 2017 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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[Jul] 31 CONFIRMED - Prefabricated Prefinished Volumetric Construction (PPVC)

The construction industry constantly faces the dilemma of balancing timeliness, quality, productivity and resource efficiency. In tandem with the Building Construction Authority’s ever-fervent push for the industry to address these through innovation, there has never been a greater impetus than now to “rethink and rationalise the way we build” through exploring Prefabricated Prefinished Volumetric Construction (PPVC).

[Jul] 19 CONFIRMED- Lessons from Recent Developments: Avoiding the Drafting Pitfalls of the Midnight Clause in Construction Projects, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Construction projects often involve multiple parties and multiple contracts. Where dispute resolution provisions are not properly drafted, they often create serious procedural issues in arbitration. Such procedural issues in turn lead to unnecessary time and costs spent in arbitration.

[Jul] 24 CONFIRMED- Developing Key Competencies for Effective HR Practitioners, 2.00pm - 6.00pm

Since the Industrial Evolution in the early twenties century, the human resource function has developed into the cornerstone of every successful organizations. This is especially so, given the fact that people is the greatest asset for companies from the start of its business operations. Understanding and developing key competencies in managing the human resource functions is key in making the HR practitioners effective HR CHAMPIONS. Through acquiring the right skills, the HR practitioner is better equipped to develop an effective and performance driven workforce.

[Jul] 26 - An introduction session on How the Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance responds to claims, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

Projects Consultants and Architects are involved in projects and their role are normally limited to planning, design and site supervision. The actual physical construction aspect is left to the contractors and sub-contractors on the ground. Most professionals normally undertake their responsibilities pretty well and perform their duties according to their clients’ expectations. However, should the design fail or there are shortcomings in performing their planning duties, the Professional Indemnity Insurance is called upon to provide coverage. This brief ½ day program will provide a few basic pointers on the PI policy coverage and details how coverage is provided when there is a claims notification.

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[Jul] 23 CONFIRMED- Construction Projects: Post-Contract Administration and Key Site Issues, 10.00am - 5.00pm

This is the follow-up course of “Construction Projects: Laws and Pre-Award Administration’. This one-day course gives an overview of the types of construction contract and the standard conditions of design and build construction contract. The participants will also learn about the post-award activities and management of disputes and construction safety and health matters. These are very important, as mis-management could lead to project delay, cost overrun and legal proceedings.

[Jul] 24 CONFIRMED- 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.

[Jul] 27 - Effective Business Writing, 9.00am - 5.00pm

This course will provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge required to communicate in writing effectively between departments and with other companies. Participants will cover the importance of writing as a communication tool, the various principles and processes of writing, the overall appearance of the completed form of written communication. Also covered will be the presentation and structure of such areas as, letter writing, memo and email writing.

[Jul] 30 - Managing Challenging Workplace Unsafe Behaviors, 10.00am - 5.00pm

In today’s workplace safety, there were many concerns pertaining to unfair dismissal of workers as many employers tend to blame workers for occupational accidents and injuries rather than working to create a safe and healthy workplace.

[Aug] 03 - Contract Administration under Public Sector Standard Conditions of Contract (PSSCOC), 9.00am - 5.30pm

The Public Sector Standard Conditions of Contract (PSSCOC) was developed by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) to enable a common contract form to be used in all public sector construction projects. Familiarity among users will reduce tendering efforts and promote greater efficiency in contract administration. The PSSCOC for Construction Works was first published in 1995. It had undergone several reviews. The second and third editions were launched in July 1999 and January 2004 respectively. The fourth edition was launched in March 2005 to be in line with the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004 which came into operation in April 2005. The current version is the PSSCOC for Construction Works (Seventh Edition Jul 2014).

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