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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.


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.


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 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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[OCT] 22 CONFIRMED - Built Environment Summit 2018 “Transformation of Construction SMEs”

As the construction industry seeks to transform, there are challenges brought about by increasing competition, rising costs and tighter regulatory controls amidst technological changes and innovation especially for the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The Built Environment Summit 2018, with the theme “Transformation of Construction SMEs” is a platform where industry leaders will share insights on overcoming challenges for transformation.

[Oct] 23 CONFIRMED - Construction Adjudication and Settlement, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Settling disputes and finding solutions is very critical whenever a construction project is done. Many a times, parties do not realize how important it is to settle disputes and finding solutions. Many companies do not have the necessary focus and or the skill to find solutions for settlement and adjudication. The focus will be more on what ways can disputes be settled and what are the skills needed for this.

[Oct] 29 CONFIRMED - 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.

[Oct] 29 CONFIRMED - 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.

[Oct] 31 CONFIRMED - Mandarin Seminar - Foreign Workers Security Bond & Foreign Workers Medical Insurance, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

A security deposit is required by Ministry of Manpower (MOM) for every foreign worker (non-Malaysian) to work in Singapore. Upon successful application or renewal of the work permit for your foreign workers, you are required to submit the security deposit to MOM. This foreign worker bond is to ensure that the foreign worker remains within the employment of the client during the terms of his employment.

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[Oct] 29 - Workplace Accident – Who should be Responsible, 10.00am - 5.00pm

This course gives an overview of the common causes of workplace accidents and the stake holders’ duties and responsibilities under the respective legislations and common law. Court case judgments are used to illustrate the requirements of the stakeholders. Practical control measures to avoid/minimise risks of workplace accidents are covered.

[Oct] 30 CONFIRMED - 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.

[Nov] 02 - Overview of Workplace Safety and Health Laws, Employment and Investment laws in Myanmar, 10.00am - 5.00pm

INTERNATIONALISATION has been at the forefront of many recent Singapore government initiatives. “The top two barriers to overseas expansion according to the companies surveyed were funding and unfamiliarity with the standards and processes of foreign markets” (Tan Chor Sen, head of international, global commercial banking, OCBC Bank).

[Nov] 08 - Introduction to FIDIC Condition of Contracts, 10.00am - 5.00pm

The suite of contracts published by FIDIC (Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils) are widely used on international construction projects, and this is increasing. Having an understanding of the key differences between each type of FIDIC contract, the rights and responsibilities under these contracts and being able to effectively manage any claims that arise under FIDIC will give professionals a distinct advantage.

[Nov] 14 - Accident Investigation - An Approach in Managing Occupational Accident, 10.00am - 5.00pm

Accidents are usually complex and there are laws and regulations in many countries requiring companies to self-investigate accidents and report certain types of occupational accidents to the local authorities. Some organizations may even require reporting accident to their corporate headquarters. The purpose of an investigation is to find the root causes and correct them to prevent similar events from happening in the future. This course offers the steps to conduct a thorough investigation by gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and analyzing the facts, and to make effective recommendations to prevent similar occurrences.

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